Specialization: Open Job Opening ID (JOID): 24232 Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (Tenure-Track)
Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with specialization in aerospace structures and materials. Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to (a) teach and assess undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization, (b) develop laboratory experiments to support teaching and research, (c) supervise graduate and undergraduate student projects, (d) advise graduate and undergraduate students, (e) participate in departmental, college, university, and professional service activities, and (f) engage in peer-reviewed scholarly work. Aerospace Engineering faculty members are expected to collaborate with each other as well as with other faculty within and outside the College for course and curriculum design, course and program assessment, and other scholarly pursuits. The candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advising.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 17, 2018
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedure: For full consideration, please upload the following documents: (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) statement of teaching philosophy and interests, (d) research interests and plans, and (e) at least three confidential letters of recommendation with contact information by October 30, 2017 http://apptrkr.com/1077368
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The AE Department offers two degree-programs: an MSAE program with an approximate enrollment of 70 and an ABET- accredited BSAE program with an approximate enrollment of 320. Our programs are well known for providing a hands- on engineering education; most of our courses are offered as lecture/lab. AE faculty and students are involved in a variety of projects, many with industry collaboration. The College is the leading provider of engineers to Silicon Valley industry. The campus enrolls more than 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. Student populations in the Department and the College are very diverse.
San Jose? State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San Jose? (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high- technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San Jose? State University enrolls approximately 33,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
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