ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AEROSPACE ENGINEERING - The Aerospace Engineering Department, within the College of Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA invites applications for a full-time, academic year, tenuretrack faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The projected start date is September 13, 2018. The College of Engineering at Cal Poly is committed to building a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and applied research. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration. Cal Poly emphasizes Learn by Doing, which involves extensive lab work and projects in support of theoretical knowledge. Duties include teaching Aerospace Engineering courses; building a vibrant and innovative research program; and supporting and developing students into engineers ready to thrive in the modern aerospace industry. This position is open to candidates with experience in all areas of aerospace engineering, including aeronautics, astronautics, and advanced technologies. Candidates with research or private industry experience are encouraged to apply. Cal Poly is committed to the teacher-scholar model. As teachers, all faculty members are expected to exhibit strong pedagogic skills and to remain proficient and current in the disciplines. As scholars, faculty members are expected to be engaged in scholarly work that contributes to the prestige of our programs, and the University.
Academic Preparation: An earned doctorate (Ph.D.)in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited institution or international equivalent is required for appointment. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) will be considered, but must provide proof that the doctorate was completed prior to the start of appointment. Professional Qualifications: The department seeks candidates who have an interdisciplinary mindset and who work well in a highly collaborative environment. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity; have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction; and exhibit potential for professional recognition via research and publication. Demonstrated ability in written and oral use of the English language is required.
Additional Salary Information: Rank and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Cal poly's Aerospace Engineering Department offers Bachelor's degrees in Aerospace Engineering with concentrations in Aeronautics and Astronautics. Cal Poly emphasizes Learn by Doing which involves extensive lab work and projects in support of theoretical knowledge. The Aerospace Engineering Department maintains an array of modern laboratory facilities and specialized labs for instruction and fa...culty support. The Aerospace Engineering curriculum culminates with a award winning senior design sequence. Aviation Week ranks Cal Poly as a top "go-to" school for aerospace industry employment. For further information about the department, see www.AERO@calpoly.edu.