Assistant Professor - Aerospace Engineering Sciences - University of Colorado-Boulder in Boulder Colorado

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University of Colorado-Boulder

Boulder, Colorado 80309-0429

United States


Detailed Job Description

Applicants are especially sought with the following research interests:

  • Structures and Materials: Design, modeling, fabrication, and characterization of structural and/or multi-functional materials and their integration into innovative aerospace systems; preference given to applicants with an experimental focus.  

  • Small Satellites: Advances in technology and application of small satellite systems; novel sensors, guidance and control, autonomy, propulsion, and communication subsystems; scientific application of small satellite systems; experience in mission design and systems integration.

  • Bioastronautics: Human spaceflight including, but not limited to, human spacecraft design, test and analysis; life support systems and spacesuit technologies; space biotechnology and biomedical countermeasures for astronaut health concerns.  

    Although these positions are targeted at the assistant professor level, other levels will be considered for experienced candidates with outstanding credentials. Job duties include teaching, research, and service to the University and to professional communities. Applicants should show strong promise to develop a robust research program that complements the existing strengths of the department and also to excel at undergraduate and graduate teaching, and student mentoring. A Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field is required.

    Application materials are accepted electronically through Job Posting F01786 at Please indicate in your cover letter which position you are interested in, and include a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of four references. Address the cover letter to Search Committee Chair Prof. Jeffrey M. Forbes, Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder.  

    For information about the department, please visit

    Review of applications will begin 1 December 2014 and continue until finalists are identified, no later than the end of January.

The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.  The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks for all final applicants.

Keyword Phrases

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Affirmative Action
  • Bioastronautics
  • diverse workforce
  • Structures and Materials
  • Small Satellites
  • Equal Opportunity
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter