The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at the University of Washington (A&A) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position with a nine-month service period, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2022.
Candidates are being considered for cluster hires within the College of Engineering in the area of space systems and infrastructure networks (SSI-NET). For this particular hire within the SSI-NET cluster, the primary appointment and teaching responsibilities will be in Aeronautics & Astronautics.
A&A offers an innovative, collaborative and inclusive environment in which our faculty and students work on impactful solutions to current and future challenges in aerospace engineering. The department is also integral to the unique and vibrant aerospace ecosystem in the Seattle area.
Our faculty members embrace a culture of excellence and inclusion, are committed to graduate and undergraduate education, and develop innovative research programs. Particular research areas of interest include all aspects of SSI-NET, including, but not limited to, space robotics and autonomy, remote sensing and spaceborne imaging, space systems instrumentation, space environment and science, smart habitats, and space constellations. Candidates will be expected to complement existing A&A research areas and across campus, and to assume a leadership position in aerospace-related research.
A&A is committed to excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous and innovative externally-funded research program, to provide high-quality teaching that integrates research with instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to participate in service activities.
We look forward to learning how the applicant's experience or future plans for teaching, research, and service would support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University is a first-round awardee of the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and math. The College of Engineering has consistently had one of the highest percentages of women faculty in the top 50 colleges of engineering (US News and World Report Undergraduate Rankings). The University’s Office for Faculty Advancement promotes the hiring, retention, and success of a diverse and inclusive faculty at the University of Washington.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
The University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
The University is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in an appropriate engineering or related discipline by the date of appointment.
The position will be open until filled; in the meantime, for full consideration your application should be submitted by Jan 3, 2022. The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2022.
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