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Faculty Openings Aeronautics & Astronautics (002574-2011)

Requirements: The School of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AAE) at Purdue University invites outstanding individuals at all levels to apply for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position.  The successful candidate will contribute to and enhance existing research and educational programs in gas turbine combustion, liquid and solid rockets, supersonic combustion, and advanced propulsion. Applicants who conduct computational research in propulsion and energy are especially sought.  The preferred areas of expertise are turbulent reacting flow modeling and high-fidelity simulations of reacting multiphase flows in propulsion and energy systems.  Exceptional candidates in other areas will also be considered.

Responsibilities: The AAE faculty members conduct research and teaching in the broad disciplines of Aerodynamics, Aerospace Systems, Astrodynamics and Space Applications, Dynamics and Control, Propulsion, and Structures and Materials. Details about the School, its current faculty, and research may be found at the Purdue website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE.

Application: Applicants should have an excellent academic record, exceptional potential for world-class research, and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education.  This tenure-track position is available at the assistant, associate, and full professor ranks.   For consideration, please submit curriculum vitae, statement of 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 begin on 1/30/2012 and continues until the position is filled.

A background check will be required for employment in this position.