Assistant Professor in Propulsion Systems

  • University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering
  • Norman, OK, USA
  • Jan 29, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

The School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME), at the University of Oklahoma, is seeking outstanding candidates to fill multiple tenure-track positions in aerospace engineering at the Assistant Professor level in general areas of

These positions are part of a university strategic initiative in Aerospace and Defense research and education and support the college’s strategic priorities of doubling research through investment in strategic research areas and growing applied research programs.

Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas are of particular interest for the Propulsion Systems position:

  • Advanced technologies to improve fuel efficiency of aircraft engines;
  • Sustainment and modernization of propulsion for legacy aircrafts and weapons systems.
  • Propulsion technologies for missions associated with unmanned aerial systems and/or space exploration initiatives;
  • Propulsion systems that have minimal environmental impact (in terms of pollution and reusage) while delivering the required thrust and power;
  • Near-stoichiometric combustion; staged combustion; multifunctional components, such as continuous-wave combustion; multi-axis turbine engines; multi-fan cores.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidate Qualifications: Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering or a related field. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to establish a nationally-recognized research program, teach and develop new courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, and attract external funding to support their research activities, in addition to being collegial and visionary.

Department: AME currently has 26 full-time faculty members and over 700 undergraduate and 65 graduate students. Both AME and the Gallogly College of Engineering are experiencing strong growth in scholarly research, corporate and private donations, and student enrollment. The Gallogly College of Engineering and the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering hold strong the values of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We seek candidates who contribute to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of faculty responsibility, including within the classroom, the academic community, and within their professional commitments.

The Gallogly College of Engineering and the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering hold strong the values of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We seek candidates who contribute to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of faculty responsibility, including within the classroom, the academic community, and within their professional commitments. AME is one of five schools nationwide to participate in TECAID, an NSF-funded program dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in engineering programs. More information about AME is available at http://www.ame.ou.edu.

Application Details

Candidates should submit a statement of teaching, a research plan, a curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three references. Candidates should include, in their cover letter, a discussion of how they have or intend to promote the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Review of candidates will end on December 31st, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is expected to be August 16, 2021. Candidates are requested to submit their applications using the links to the specific positions listed above. Please email amefacultysearch@ou.edu with any questions about the position.

 

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