The Department of Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for two full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty positions 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 Human Spaceflight Systems, spacesuit systems and human factors, digital human modeling and simulation, aerospace materials (e.g. woven fabrics), embedded sensors, structural dynamics, partial gravity fluid physics, environmental life support systems, displays and controls, additive manufacturing, aerospace systems engineering/architectures, design for extreme environments, and spacecraft/habitat 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.