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Assistant Professor - Aeronautics & Astronautics (SSI-NET)

Company: University of Washington
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronauticsat the University of Washington (A&A) invites applications fora full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position witha nine-month service period, with an anticipated start date ofSeptember 1, 2023.Candidates are being considered for cluster hires within theCollege of Engineering in the area of space systems andinfrastructure networks (SSI-NET). For this particular hire withinthe SSI-NET cluster, the primary appointment and teachingresponsibilities will be in Aeronautics & Astronautics.A&A offers an innovative, collaborative and inclusiveenvironment in which our faculty and students work on impactfulsolutions to current and future challenges in aerospaceengineering. The department is also integral to the unique andvibrant aerospace ecosystem in the Seattle area.Our faculty members embrace a culture of excellence and inclusion,are committed to graduate and undergraduate education, and developinnovative research programs. Particular research areas of interestinclude all aspects of SSI-NET, including, but not limited to,space robotics, on-orbit manufacturing, learning and autonomy,remote sensing and spaceborne imaging, novel space structures,smart habitats, and space constellations. Candidates will beexpected to complement existing A&A research areas and acrosscampus, and to assume a leadership position in aerospace-relatedresearch.A&A is committed to excellence in research and teaching. Thesuccessful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous andinnovative externally-funded research program, to providehigh-quality teaching that integrates research with instruction atboth the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to participate inservice activities.We look forward to learning how the applicant's experience orfuture plans for teaching, research, and service would support ourcommitment to diversity and inclusion.The University of Washington is building a culturally diversefaculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women,underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities andcovered veterans. The University is a first-round awardee of theNational Science Foundation's ADVANCE Institutional TransformationAward to increase the advancement of women faculty in science,engineering, and math. The College of Engineering has consistentlyhad one of the highest percentages of women faculty in the top 50colleges of engineering (US News and World Report UndergraduateRankings). The University's Office for Faculty Advancement promotesthe hiring, retention, and success of a diverse and inclusivefaculty at the University of Washington.All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research,and service.QualificationsApplicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in anappropriate engineering or related discipline by the date ofappointment.Application InstructionsThe position will be open until filled; in the meantime, for fullconsideration your application should be submitted by Jan 3, 2023.The anticipated start date for this position is September 1,2023.The University is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct thissearch. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier accountand can send all application materials, including confidentialletters of recommendation, free of charge.To apply, visit: Please provide pdf files for the following requestedmaterials:o Cover letter indicating interest and fit with the position.o A current curriculum vitae.o Three letters of reference.o A research statement that includes the candidate's vision fortheir research for the next 5 years and the potential for researchcollaboration, entrepreneurship and aerospace impact.o A statement of teaching and education interests, and/orphilosophy that includes plans to effectively develop and delivereducational materials, attract and mentor graduate students, andengage the broader community.o A statement of diversity/equity/inclusion reflecting how thecandidate's lived experiences of issues related to diversity,equity and inclusion and the candidate's approach to research,education and/or service contribute to positive social change andare inclusive of individuals with different gender, class, race,ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries,national origin, worldview, ability, and other identities.For any administrative issues or inquiries related to the search,please contact Kimberly Maczko, . For help signing upfor Interfolio, accessing your account, or submitting yourapplication, please check out Interfolio's help and support sectionor get in touch via email at or phone at (877)997-8807.PandoLogic. Keywords: Assistant Professor, Location: Kirkland, WA - 98083

Keywords: University of Washington, Kirkland , Assistant Professor - Aeronautics & Astronautics (SSI-NET), Education / Teaching , Kirkland, Washington

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