UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Tenure-Track Faculty Position
The Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the general area of aerospace structures. The successful candidate will complement our existing research strengths, interact with various research groups within the department, and provide a bridge between Aeronautics & Astronautics and other disciplines. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.. The successful candidate will be expected to build and lead a vigorous and innovative externally-funded research program and to provide high-quality teaching that integrates research with instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. An earned doctorate degree in an appropriate engineering or related discipline is required.
Applications should include a letter of application, a CV with a list of publications, concise statements of research and teaching interests and goals, the names and contact information of five professional references, and a statement of specific plans for securing extramural funding for at least two research projects, including contacts already made with funding agencies. The research statement should include current and potential interdisciplinary aspects of the applicant’s work. All application materials must be submitted via our faculty search website: http://www.engr.washington.edu/facsearch/?dept=AA . The position will be open until filled, but we expect interviews to begin in January 2013. For any administrative issues related to this search, please, contact the A&A Department Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about the department, please visit http://www.aa.washington.edu.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University is the recipient of a 2006 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility and a 2001 National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics (www.engr.washington.edu/advance). Filling this position will be contingent on budgetary approval at the University of Washington.