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Faculty Openings, Aeronautics & Astronautics (002938-2013)      

The School of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AAE) at Purdue University invites outstanding individuals to apply for three open faculty positions at all ranks.

Requirements: AAE faculty members teach and conduct research in the broad disciplines of Aerodynamics, Aerospace Systems, Astrodynamics and Space Applications, Dynamics and Control, Propulsion, and Structures and Materials.  Candidates with interests in these areas are encouraged to apply.   Applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas are especially sought: spacecraft design, space environments, satellites, attitude determination and control of spacecraft; dynamics, systems and control with aerospace applications; and aeroelasticity, structures prognostics, structural and material technologies for high Mach number aerospace vehicles, multifunctional structures and materials, manufacturing of composite materials and structures.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree in aerospace engineering or a closely related field.  The successful candidate will have a distinguished academic record with exceptional potential to develop world-class teaching and research programs.  Also, the successful candidate will advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in research and other academic activities and will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses.  

Applications: To be considered for one of the three tenured/tenure-track positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor ranks, please submit a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching and research interests, and the names and addresses of at least three references to the College of Engineering Faculty Hiring website,

https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUs/Employment/, indicating interest in AAE.  Review of applicants begins on 11/15/13 and continues until the positions are filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Details about the School, its current faculty, and research may be found at the Purdue AAE website (https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE).


Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.