AAE Faculty Openings

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Aeronautics & Astronautics

The School of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AAE) at Purdue University invites outstanding individuals to apply for three open faculty positions at all ranks. AAE faculty members teach and conduct research in the broad disciplines of Aerodynamics, Aerospace Systems, Astrodynamics and Space Applications, Dynamics and Control, Propulsion, and Structures and Materials. Candidates with interests in these areas are encouraged to apply. Of the above, applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas are especially sought: hypersonics; gas turbines and turbomachinery; aeroacoustics; rocket combustion and propellants; spacecraft design; space environments; satellites; attitude determination and control of spacecraft; multiscale modeling and crosslength scale integration of aerospace vehicles; remote sensing;  control of cyber-physical systems, intelligent embedded systems, and human-automation collaborative systems; manufacture of materials and structures for aerospace vehicles, smart structures, aeroelasticity, and computational solid/structural mechanics.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree(s) in engineering or closely related field. The successful candidate will have a distinguished academic record with exceptional potential to develop world-class teaching and research programs. Also, the successful candidate will advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in research and other academic activities and will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. For consideration of the three tenured/tenure-track positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor ranks, please submit a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching and research interests, and the names and addresses of at least three references to the College of Engineering Faculty Hiring website, https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUs/Employment/, indicating interest in AAE. Review of applicants begins on 1/30/13 and continues until the positions are filled.

Details about the School, its current faculty, and research may be found at the Purdue AAE website https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE.

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