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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Cal State LA- Mechanical Engineering
Los Angeles, California 90032
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at California State University, Los Angeles has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering beginning Fall 2019. 

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.



Minimum Qualifications:    

1)      An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in  Mechanical Engineering Aerospace Engineering, or other closely-related engineering discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/19/2019).

2)      Demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

3)      Evidence of relevant scholarly publications.

Preferred Qualifications:    

1)      Evidence of expertise in an area of aerospace engineering such as aerodynamics, aircraft/spacecraft design, flight dynamics and control, aircraft/spacecraft structures and aeroelasticity, and propulsion.

2)      Evidence of successful experience generating financial resources through grants/contracts.

3)      Evidence of industry and/or post-doctoral experience.

4)      Demonstrated teaching experience at the graduate level.

Required Documentation:   

Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students; 4) a list of three professional references; 5) a University Application for Employment Form

Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: Please type “Mechanical Engineering Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line.

Please address all questions to the department chair (Dr. Nancy Warter-Perez) at: or 323-343-4490.

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.



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Posted: 2018-10-16 Expires: 2018-11-15

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