Full-time, tenure-track or tenured open-rank faculty
The Department of Aerospace Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University invites nominations and applications for a full-time, tenure-track or tenured open-rank faculty position starting in Fall 2017.
Expertise is sought in the general subject of astronautics, with particular interest in spacecraft dynamics and control, space propulsion, the space environment, rarefied flows and plasmas, and space systems engineering.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in aerospace engineering or a related field; at least one degree in aerospace engineering or related aerospace experience is preferred. Responses received before January 6, 2017 are assured full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically a single pdf file that contains a cover letter, a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references to job #66927 at https://psu.jobs/job/66927.
The Department of Aerospace Engineering enjoys an excellent international reputation in aeronautics and astronautics. The Department currently has 16 full-time faculty members, with more than 225 juniors and seniors and more than 120 graduate students. Annual research expenditures exceed $6 million.
Penn State at University Park is a land-grant institution located within the beautiful Appalachian mountains of central Pennsylvania. State College and nearby communities within Centre County are home to roughly 100,000 people, including over 40,000 students, and offer a rich variety of cultural, recreational, educational, and athletic activities. State College is a wonderful community in which to raise a family and has an excellent public school system. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.
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