College of Engineering: Open Rank Faculty
Department of Aerospace Engineering
College of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking highly qualified candidates for multiple faculty positions in all areas of aerospace engineering, with emphasis on aerodynamics, autonomous aerospace systems, space systems, aeroelasticity, and aerospace materials and structures. Particular emphasis will be placed on qualified candidates who work in emerging areas of aerospace engineering and translate their scholarly activities into high impact applications.
While preference will be given to junior candidates, senior appointments will be considered for persons of outstanding achievement. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active and independent research program, and provide service to the department, the university and the profession.
If qualified, this candidate may be hired as a Blue Waters Professor. Blue Waters Professors will be provided substantial allocations on and expedited access to the Blue Waters supercomputer. Blue Waters is one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, supported by the National Science Foundation and developed and run by the University of Illinois’ National Center for Supercomputing Applications. To be considered for this unique opportunity, be sure to include Blue Waters as one of your preferred research areas when prompted during your online application process and include a reference to Blue Waters in your cover letter.
The Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has top-ranked graduate and undergraduate programs. Our faculty and students have access to world-class experimental and computational facilities and are active in multidisciplinary research centers housed on campus, including the Aerodynamics Research Laboratory, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Information about the department can be found at the department’s website: http://ae.illinois.edu/.
A doctoral degree is required and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2013. Applications received after that date will be considered until positions are filled.
To apply for these positions, please create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. A complete application includes: a curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, cover letter, and the names and contact information of four references. Applicants should submit this information in PDF format. All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered. For further information regarding application procedures, please address questions to Ms. Kendra Lindsey (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu). We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (http://provost.illinois.edu/worklife/index.html).