Assistant Professor, Aerospace - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, healthcare, and service, is seeking applicants for a tenure track assistant professor faculty position in the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department of Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology. The department is seeking applicants with expertise in the traditional aerospace disciplines, promising new research areas, and cross-cutting interdisciplinary fields. Areas of interest include, but not limited to, aerostructures and solid mechanics, materials/manufacturing, and aerodynamics/aeroelasticity.

Parks College offers academic programs of excellence that integrate the education of the whole person, with classroom and laboratory experiences in the major field of study. Experiential education and graduate/undergraduate research, as well as innovation and entrepreneurship are hallmarks of the student learning experience at the college. Parks College has made a long-term commitment to a research-led profile while maintaining and enhancing our long-established excellence in engineering and aviation education.

The Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering department offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, with 250 undergraduate students, and 30 graduate students. The 11 full time faculty members have research strengths in: aerospace systems; space systems; design and entrepreneurship; energy; innovation, mechanics and manufacturing; and thermofluids. The department has close collaborations with local and national industry and government establishments and is the dominant aerospace and mechanical engineering program in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Applicants are expected to contribute to the core teaching and research missions of the department. In particular, the successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, externally-funded, internationally-recognized research program, teach core aerospace and mechanical engineering graduate- and undergraduate-level courses, develop new specialized courses, supervise graduate research and contribute to departmental, college and university services.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with strong research and teaching skills, and publications commensurate with a Ph.D. program is required. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Application Process: Interested candidates must submit an application, cover letter, current curriculum vitae, research, and teaching statements, along with a list of at least five references to Please refer to Position Req.# F20150227. The review of new applications will commence on Nov. 15, 2015 and continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. The expected starting date will be Fall 2016 or earlier.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please send inquiries to or:
AEME 2016 Faculty Search Committee
Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology
Saint Louis University
3450 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and application from women and minorities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Aerospace
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Aerospace Engineering
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter