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Space System Engineering - Assistant/Associate Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, unofficial graduate transcripts and contact information for three professional references at https://jobs.odu.edu/ Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The system will solicit 3 letters of reference from your listed references. Please ensure the email addresses are correct and up to date.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Space System Engineering - Assistant/Associate Professor
Department MECHANICAL & AEROSPACE ENGIN
Position Number F0246A
Job Description

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Old Dominion University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of Space Systems engineering. Any specialty area within this umbrella will be considered, including mission design with single or multiple satellites, payload and instrumentation development, propulsion technology, small satellite systems, planetary exploration, vehicle dynamics, entry systems and thermal analysis, communication and telemetry systems, etc. An appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor is anticipated although strong candidates can be considered at the Associate Professor level.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

Preference: The successful candidate should plan to collaborate with, and support the activities of, the Virginia Commercial Spaceflight Authority, the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, NASA Langley Research Center, NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, the National Institute of Aerospace, and regional industry in the space sector. Development of a strong externally funded research program is essential.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

The successful candidate should possess an earned PhD in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field, and will be expected to support undergraduate and graduate teaching, including supervision of student design teams, spacecraft/space payload research, and to oversee an on-campus Space Systems laboratory

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
Preferred Qualifications
Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 07/25/2018
Application Review Date 01/08/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, unofficial graduate transcripts and contact information for three professional references at https://jobs.odu.edu/ Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The system will solicit 3 letters of reference from your listed references. Please ensure the email addresses are correct and up to date.

Telework Friendly No
Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Contact Information for Professional References
  5. Statement of Research Interests
  6. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document