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Department of Aerospace Engineering - Open Rank Faculty Search

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois 61801
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Department of Aerospace Engineering - Open Rank Faculty Search
College of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks highly qualified candidates for two faculty positions. We are seeking outstanding candidates working in the subject areas of: (1) Composite materials, multifunctional materials, additive manufacturing (all ranks); and (2) Aerospace controls, autonomous aerospace systems (assistant or associate professor level) or related areas. Preference will be given to qualified candidates working in emerging areas of aerospace engineering whose scholarly activities have high impact.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active and independent research program, and to provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. Ideal candidates include those who demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors.

The Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has top-ranked graduate and undergraduate programs. Information about the department can be found at the department's website:

Our faculty and students have access to world-class experimental and computational facilities located in on-campus multidisciplinary research centers, including the Aerodynamics Research Laboratory, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Candidates interested in becoming affiliated with one or more of these research centers should indicate so in their cover letter.

In addition, The College of Engineering is deeply committed to increasing the breadth and depth of faculty contributions to the fast-growing field of autonomy, as demonstrated by an investment in many new faculty positions and a state-of-the-art facility. Extensive cross-campus research and cluster hiring opportunities exist and are encouraged at both the college and campus levels.

A doctoral degree is required, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 19, 2018. Applications received after that date may be considered until the positions are filled. A start date is expected in the fall of 2019; however, this is negotiable.

To apply for these positions, please create a candidate profile at The application package should include statements of teaching and research interests, statement on commitment to diversity, a curriculum vitae, a publications list, and names and contact information of four references (no letters), all in a single pdf file. The statement on diversity should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. For further information regarding application procedures, please address questions to Ms. Kendra Lindsey (

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.


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Posted: 2018-09-24 Expires: 2018-11-23

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