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Tenured/Tenure-Track: Open Rank

Aerospace Engineering

College Station, Texas
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The Department of Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for one full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position with a 9-month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning September 1, 2020. Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of assistant, associate and full professor. Candidates should have expertise in Flight Systems, aerodynamics, hypersonic flow, high temperature materials, boundary layer stability, turbulence modeling, wind tunnel testing, computational fluid dynamics and vehicle design.  The successful applicants will be required to teach; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs (http://engineering.tamu.edu/aerospace/).

The vision of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M is a nationally and internationally renowned program that attracts the world's top faculty and students and promotes a passion for learning and applying the knowledge of science and engineering to lead in providing solutions to the most challenging problems in the field. The forty-one tenured/tenure-track faculty include eight members of the National Academy of Engineering and seven endowed positions. The student body is made up of 610 undergraduate and 175 graduate students. The department is committed to an extensive suite of facilities to enable leading research. The graduate and undergraduate programs are ranked 7th and 6th, respectively, among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report.


Applicants must have an earned doctorate in aerospace engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement (optional) and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at http://apply.interfolio.com/71267.  Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 30, 2019. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment(s) will begin fall 2020.

If you have any questions about this job, please contacRebecca Marianno: rmarianno@tamu.edu, 979-845-7178

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.