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Assistant Professor Faculty Position

Department: Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at The University of Alabama invites applications for two assistant professor faculty positions. General areas of interest include computational fluid dynamics (CFD), space/astronautics, or other area of aerospace engineering or mechanics. Candidates must demonstrate a clear potential to successfully pursue and attain grants from external funding sources. An ability to collaborate with existing faculty in the key focus areas both within the Department and the College of Engineering is also highly desirable. The University of Alabama currently enrolls over 38,000 students and employs over 2,000 full and part-time faculty members in thirteen colleges and schools. The College of Engineering is comprised of seven academic departments with over 6,000 students, and the College will be home to more than 150 tenure/tenure-track faculty following the current search. The College also houses nine research centers and is active in the University’s four new research institutes. The College occupies well over a half million square feet of state-of-the-art facilities, including the $300 million Shelby Engineering and Science Quadrangle completed in 2014 and the newly reopened $22 million renovated HM Comer.  The Carnegie Foundation has recognized The University of Alabama with its R1 Very High Research Activity status. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in aerospace engineering, engineering mechanics or a closely related field. Applicants are to identify the specific area of interest and submit a resume, teaching and research statements with future goals and a list of at least three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled, with an expected start date of August 16, 2021. Electronic submission of application materials via The University of Alabama employment website is required (, requisition number 0812708). For additional information regarding The University of Alabama, the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, or this search, please contact Dr. Mark Barkey, Professor and Head, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, The University of Alabama is an equal opportunity affirmative action, Title IX, Section 504, ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience level.

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