Open Rank Faculty (2 Positions)

The Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for two tenure-track/tenured faculty position in all areas of aerospace engineering sciences.

The Department’s vision of successful candidates includes their potential for developing innovative and inspiring teaching and research programs that address relevant technical challenges, contribute to academia and the aerospace industry, and support diverse communities. For information about the department, please visit http://www.colorado.edu/aerospace.

These positions are targeted at the assistant professor level; other levels will be considered for experienced candidates with outstanding credentials. A Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field is required.

Applicants are requested to indicate in the cover letter their main area of research, and to provide a curriculum vitae and statements of research and teaching interests, which may include the candidate’s experience and vision for working with and contributing to diverse communities.  The names and contact information of four references should be included. The cover letter should be addressed to the Search Committee Chair Prof. Kurt Maute, Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder.  

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017 and continue until finalists are identified.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field is required.

Application Materials Required

Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

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Instructor

Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time instructor to teach in its undergraduate program.  The instructor will be a member of the AES faculty and will participate in course development and assessment, including labs, faculty governance, and university service. This position will be long-term with contracts renewable every 2-3 years.  A competitive salary will be based on qualification and experience.

Viable candidates should be capable of teaching a wide range of undergraduate aerospace engineering courses in both lecture and laboratory formats.  This instructor will share the lab management role for sophomore, junior, and senior level undergraduate lab sections. This role includes coordinating the logistics of running a successful lab section – including, but not limited to, working closely with the faculty teaching aerospace engineering courses and their graduate Teaching Assistants regarding training, scheduling, lab documentation, logistics, supplies. The role also includes managing student course assistants who supervise lab experiments. The candidate must have knowledge of the breadth of Aerospace Engineering core areas such as thermodynamics, structures, materials, aerodynamics, propulsion, electronics, and orbital mechanics. In-depth technical knowledge about the lab hardware is not required – this is provided by the existing technical staff. However a basic understanding and appreciation for aerospace engineering fundamentals, as well as excellent management, communication and organizational skills, along with a willingness to learn quickly, is required. This position will likely teach 2-3 courses per year for off-cycle offerings of core Aerospace Engineering undergraduate courses and/or teach/advise Senior Design capstone projects.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences website http://www.colorado.edu/aerospace to understand the educational mission of the department and the specific courses that are taught in the undergraduate curriculum.

Applicants should submit their application electronically, including a CV or resume, a statement of teaching interest which is relevant to the Aerospace Engineering curriculum, and the names and contact information of four references.  Cover letters should be addressed to Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 27, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Position would be expected to have a start date no later than August 2018.                                                                                                                       

Candidates who are invited for an on-campus interview will be expected to conduct a 30 minute model class on a topic of their choice. The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks for all final applicants.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Teaching Philosophy Application

Materials Instructions: Candidates are sought who have a degree in either aerospace, aeronautical, astronautical engineering or a related field. Applicants must possess excellent communications and interpersonal skills along with the ability to teach and work in a highly collaborative environment. Preference will be given to applicants with prior university teaching experience, years of experience, and/or graduate degrees.

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Faculty Positions in Robotics, Dynamics and Control

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions beginning fall 2018. We are interested in candidates with demonstrated strong theoretical or applied research experience in robotics, dynamics and control. We are especially interested in the following areas: control and dynamical systems, autonomous systems, field robotics, advanced manufacturing, human-robot systems, cyber-physical systems, security and verification, multifunctional/robotic materials, and precision medicine.  

Candidates must clearly indicate their areas of relevant research expertise in their cover letters.Candidates are expected to complement and strengthen existing college research or develop new high-impact research directions.  Candidates are also expected to demonstrate an ability or record of excellence working with and contributing to a climate that attracts and supports students of all races, nationalities and genders. The College’s vision of successful candidates includes an earned doctorate in Engineering or a closely related science field, a significant commitment to scholarship, the potential to develop an externally funded research program, and ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in engineering. Positions are available at all career levels.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin as they are received, and will continue until the positions are filled. Additional information regarding the College of Engineering search process as well as our research and academic programs can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/. 
   
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy Application Materials Instructions: 

By January 1, 2018, interested persons should apply through CU Careers and submit electronic files (pdf format) containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, two-page statements of research and teaching interests, respectively, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references.

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Faculty Positions in Data Science, Machine Learning, and Security

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for two tenure-line faculty positions beginning Fall 2018. This is an interdisciplinary search in data science, machine learning, and security, conducted by the Departments of Computer Science, Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, and Aerospace Engineering Sciences. Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate interdisciplinary work and must clearly indicate their areas of relevant research expertise in their cover letters. Successful candidates will be rostered in suitable home departments within the College.

Candidates are expected to complement and strengthen the existing college research portfolio or develop new high-impact research directions.  A demonstrated ability/record of excellence working with and contributing to a climate that attracts and supports students of all races, nationalities, and genders is expected. A successful candidate has a doctorate in computer science or engineering or a closely related scientific field, a significant commitment to scholarship, the potential to develop a successful externally funded research program, and ability to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in computer science and engineering. One position is at the assistant professor level, and the other position is open as to rank.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled.  Additional information regarding the College of Engineering search process as well as our research and academic programs can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/.

By January 15, 2018, interested persons should apply through the web site http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and submit electronic files (pdf format) containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, two-page statements of research and teaching interests, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

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Faculty Positions in Soft Materials

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for two tenure-line faculty positions beginning fall 2018. We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated strong research experience in soft materials. This is a broad and interdisciplinary search and the College seeks exceptional candidates in the synthesis, characterization, imaging, modeling and/or application of soft materials and soft material systems. The search spans all application domains and successful candidates will be placed in suitable home departments within the College. Candidates must clearly indicate their areas of relevant research expertise in their cover letters.

Candidates are expected to complement and strengthen existing college research or develop new high-impact research directions.  Candidates are also expected to demonstrate an ability or record of excellence working with and contributing to a climate that attracts and supports students of all races, nationalities and genders. The College’s vision of successful candidates includes an earned doctorate in Engineering or a closely related science field, a significant commitment to scholarship, the potential to develop an externally funded research program, and ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in engineering. One position is at the assistant professor level, and the other position is at the associate or full professor level.

Interested persons should apply by January 15, 2018, through the CU Careers and submit electronic files (pdf format) containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, two-page statements of research and teaching interests, respectively, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references.

Review of applications will begin as they are received, and will continue until the positions are filled.  Additional information regarding the College of Engineering search process as well as our research and academic programs can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

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Faculty Positions in Thermal and Fluid Sciences

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for two tenure-line faculty positions beginning fall 2018. We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated strong research experience in thermal and fluid sciences. Examples include: high temperature materials, thermal management and control for space systems, energy management, solar thermal applications, water desalination, multi-phase flow, high speed aerodynamics, biological flow processes, microfluidics, and combustion and propulsion. Candidates must clearly indicate their areas of relevant research expertise in their cover letters.

Candidates are expected to complement and strengthen existing college research or develop new high-impact research directions.  Candidates are also expected to demonstrate an ability or record of excellence working with and contributing to a climate that attracts and supports students of all races, nationalities and genders. The College’s vision of successful candidates includes an earned doctorate in Engineering or a closely related science field, a significant commitment to scholarship, the potential to develop an externally funded research program, and ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in engineering. One position is at the assistant professor level, and the other position is at the associate or full professor level.

By January 15, 2018, interested persons should apply through the web site http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and submit electronic files (pdf format) containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, two-page statements of research and teaching interests, respectively, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references.

Review of applications will begin as they are received, and will continue until the positions are filled.  Additional information regarding the College of Engineering search process as well as our research and academic programs can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/engineering/.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Apply here