Assistant Professor position in Flight Systems


The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Flight Systems.  We seek candidates with (i) expertise in dynamics, control, and optimization, (ii) research directed at a flight system, combining experiments with theory and modeling, (iii) high potential for world-class research and attracting students and funding, and (iv) commitment and capability to contribute to the educational mission of the Department. A doctoral degree in aerospace engineering or a closely related engineering field is required.     


To ensure full consideration for the first round of interviews, applications should be received by February 1, 2014. The search will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three to five letters of recommendation, and copies of three principal publications should be uploaded electronically.


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UCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities and other under-represented groups. UCI is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity; responsive to the needs of dual career couples; and committed to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies.