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University of Colorado Assistant Professor - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering in Colorado Springs, Colorado

TheDepartment of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringat theUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springsinvites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability or potential to make significant contributions in externally funded research and publish in high-impact peer-reviewed journals and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

The MAE Department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering and an undergraduate minor in aerospace engineering. The Department is currently the largest in theCollege of Engineering and Applied Scienceswith an enrollment of approximately 550 undergraduate and 30 graduate students. Located in the beautiful front range of the Rocky Mountains, the Department benefits from its proximity to a wide range of high tech industrial and military organizations.

The successful candidate will be expected to make balanced contributions in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, research, and campus and professional service.

All outstanding candidates whose research interests pertain to aerospace engineering will be considered, but preference will be given to applicants working in the areas of Thermal/Fluid Systems, specifically:

• Propulsion

• Gas Dynamics

• Hypersonics

• Space Environment

Applications submitted by 1/15/2019 will receive full consideration.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked asone of the top Western regional universities by U.S. News & World Reportand has earned recognition as one of the“Great Colleges to Work For” in 2018 by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Colorado Springs, (pop. 500K ) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked byU.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or closely related field

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus

Title: Assistant Professor - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Location: Colorado Springs

Requisition ID: 15103

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