CEDAR email: Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering, University of Oklahoma

Astrid Maute maute at ucar.edu
Tue Feb 1 12:40:59 MST 2022

*Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering*
University of Oklahoma: Gallogly College of Engineering: School of
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Norman, OK
Open Date November 1, 2021

Position Available: The School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
(AME) at
the University of Oklahoma is seeking candidates for one tenure-track
position in
aerospace engineering at the Assistant Professor level whose experiences and
interests have prepared them to be an integral contributor to the
advancement of our
inclusive and diverse communities engaged in scientific discovery,
developing talent,
and service to society.
The position is part of a strategic College of Engineering initiative to
grow faculty and
students that serve the aerospace and defense sector of the state of
Oklahoma through
workforce development and research partnerships. Candidates with expertise
in one or
more of the following areas are of particular interest for the position:
• space vehicle guidance
• spacecraft attitude and control
• orbital mechanics and astrodynamics
• planetary mission design

A successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized
program in one or more of the areas listed above, mentor and nurture
and graduate students, promote an inclusive environment inside and outside
classroom, and work collaboratively and collegially with faculty members.
*Candidate Qualifications: *Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in aerospace
engineering or in a related field.

*Application Instructions*
Application Process: Candidates are invited to submit (1) a statement of
describing their teaching philosophy; (2) a research plan describing the
problems to be
studied, funding avenues to be explored and mentorship of undergraduate and
students; (3) a curriculum vitae; (4) a commitment to diversity statement;
(5) copies of
three research publications; and (6) a list of at least three references.
should discuss how they intend to promote the values of diversity, equity,
and inclusion
in the diversity statement and elaborate on past experience. Review of
candidates will
begin on December 10, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
The start date
for the position is expected to be August 16, 2022. Candidates are
requested to submit
their applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/97228. Please email
amefacultysearch at ou.edu with any questions about the position.

*Department and Region: *AME currently has 29 full-time faculty members and
over 700
undergraduate and 60 graduate students. Currently, both AME and the
Gallogly College
of Engineering are experiencing strong growth in research, corporate and
donations, and student enrollment. AME has maintained its historically
strong student
quality with more than 70 National Merit Scholars currently enrolled.
The Gallogly College of Engineering holds 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
community, and within their professional commitments. AME is one of five
nationwide to have completed participation in TECAID, an NSF-funded program
dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in engineering programs. More
information about AME is available at http://www.ou.edu/coe/ame.

*The University of Oklahoma (OU): *OU is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public
research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and
engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care
needs of the
state, region, and nation from three campuses: the main campus in Norman,
the Health
Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU
over 30,000 students and has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members.
Norman is a
culturally rich and vibrant town located in the Oklahoma City metro area.
outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a
contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit
https://www.ou.edu/facultyrecruitment for more information.

*Equal Employment Opportunity Statement*
The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and
state laws
and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
origin, sex,
sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender
expression, age,
religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of
its policies, practices,
or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:  admissions,
employment, financial
aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health
care services that
the University operates or provides.
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