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Assistant Professor - Aerospace Systems

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
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About the Job

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics seeks to fill one tenure-track   faculty position in aerospace systems. Applications are invited in all areas of aerospace systems, particularly those that complement current research activities in the department. These research activities include but are not limited to control system analysis and design; state estimation; multi-sensor fusion; dynamics; flexible multi-body dynamics; planning and decision-making; and guidance, navigation and control of aircraft, spacecraft and autonomous aerial vehicles.  The department has close ties with other departments and on-campus multidisciplinary centers. In addition, the department has access to excellent experimental and computational facilities. Information about the department is available at https://cse.umn.edu/aem

The AEM department is committed to the goal of achieving a diverse faculty as a way to maximize the impact of its teaching and research mission. 

About the Department

For information about the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, visit https://cse.umn.edu/aem

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.  

This position requires that you attach: 1) cover letter, 2) detailed resume, 3) names and contact information of three references, and   4) a statement of teaching and research interests as one PDF.

Application Deadline:  The initial screening of applications will begin on October 1, 2019; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu.

Background Check Information

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research.  Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.




Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a related field by the date of appointment. The successful candidate is expected to have the potential to conduct vigorous and significant research programs and the ability to collaborate with researchers with a wide range of viewpoints from around the world. This candidate will participate in all aspects of the Department's mission, including (I) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses to a diverse group of students in aerospace engineering and mechanics, including those students who traditionally have been underrepresented in the STEM fields; (II) participating in service activities for the department, university, broader scientific community, and society; and (III) supervising undergraduate and graduate students and developing an independent, externally-funded, research program.

The intent is to hire at the assistant professor rank. However, exceptional applicants may be considered for higher rank and tenure depending upon experience and qualifications. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin fall 2020.



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Posted: 2019-07-18 Expires: 2019-09-16

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