Assistant Teaching Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Job location: Worcester
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-06-03
JOB TITLEAssistant Teaching Professor, Aerospace EngineeringLOCATIONWorcesterDEPARTMENT NAMEAerospace EngineeringDIVISION NAMEWorcester Polytechnic Institute - WPIJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYWPI is seeking applications for a full-time teaching (non-tenure track) faculty position in the Aerospace Engineering Program. The classroom teaching requirement for the position is approximately four to five courses per year from the undergraduate and graduate programs in Aerospace Engineering. The Major Qualifying Project advising requirement for the position is approximately one to two project loads per year. The candidate is also expected to participate in curriculum development, student advising, and other functions of the Aerospace Engineering Program.JOB DESCRIPTION
The candidate will be expected to primarily teach courses in the Fluids and Propulsion areas including incompressible and compressible fluids dynamics, aerodynamics, air breathing propulsion, rocket and space propulsion, spacecraft and mission design. The candidate will advise MQPs in aircraft, rocket, or spacecraft design.
This position is a non-tenure track appointment for one year initially. After demonstrating quality performance and successful completion of the assigned teaching responsibilities, a multiple-year contract may be negotiated.
The ideal applicant will have a PhD in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related area with teaching and advising interests related to aerospace fluids and propulsion.
Please attach a cover letter, CV and list of three references.FLSA STATUSUnited States of America (Exempt)WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.