Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

University of Michigan


Apply Now
How to Apply

Please prepare an application containing a cover letter, your curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, three representative publications, and the names and contact information of five references. We request that applicants include a statement of their experience and vision on supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Application reviews have already commenced, and those applications received by December 15, 2023 will be given full consideration. Applications received after this date may be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Our department offers a collegial and collaborative culture, with multi-disciplinary research projects across the College of Engineering and the University of Michigan. We look forward to learning about your plans for research, teaching and service and how they support our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://diversity.umich.edu ). 

Please submit your application to the attention of Professor Karthik Duraisamy, Chair of the search committee directly to the following link at http://apply.interfolio.com/134175

Summary

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at all ranks. As the oldest Aerospace Engineering department in the United States, we celebrated our 100th anniversary in 2014. We seek faculty members who commit to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education, will develop impactful, productive and novel research programs, and will contribute to our culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Candidates will be expected to complement existing research areas in the Department and across campus, and to assume a leadership position in aerospace related research.

Our department offers a collegial and collaborative culture, with multi-disciplinary research projects across the College of Engineering and the University of Michigan. We look forward to learning about your plans for research, teaching and service and how they support our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise related to Fluid Mechanics, Aerodynamics and/or Propulsion Sciences, preferably in connection with one of the research areas identified in our strategic vision (Sustainable Aviation, Commercial Space, Advanced Air Mobility, Digital Engineering and Resilient Autonomy). Exceptional candidates with a strong connection with other aspects of our strategic research areas will also be considered. More information about our department can be found at https://aero.engin.umich.edu .

Who We Are

Michigan Engineers are world-class educators, researchers, students and staff who strive to build a people-first future. As part of the nation’s number one public research institution, Michigan Engineering’s mission is to provide scientific and technological leadership to the people of the world, develop intellectually curious and socially conscious minds, create collaborative solutions to societal problems, and promote an inclusive and innovative community of service for the common good.

Our vision, mission and values are supported by a people-first engineering framework that guides our work. As Michigan Engineers, we strive to apply excellent engineering fundamentals, integrated expertise and equity-centered values to reimagine what engineering can be, close critical gaps, and elevate all people. Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/ .

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Michigan Engineering models that commitment in our research, culture and collaborations. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of that commitment. Learn more about DEI at Michigan Engineering: https://www.engin.umich.edu/culture/diversity-equity-inclusion/

Required Qualifications*

Applicants should have earned a doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field by the start date. Successful candidates will be expected to participate in all aspects of the department’s mission, including the development of a high-impact externally funded research program, the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses, and the supervision of graduate students.

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate’s qualifications.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

View or Apply
To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your email – cover/motivation letter where (jobs-near-me.eu) you saw this job posting.