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(Open Rank) Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at USC is seeking applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty candidates. We seek outstanding candidates for a position at any rank. The Viterbi School of Engineering at USC is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We invite applications from candidates knowledgeable in all fields of aerospace and mechanical engineering, with particular interest in advanced manufacturing, robotics and autonomous systems, and aerospace structures and aeroelasticity. Applications are also encouraged from more senior applicants whose accomplishments may be considered transformative. Outstanding senior applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership and whose past activities document a commitment to issues involving the advancement of women in science and engineering may also be considered for the Lloyd Armstrong, Jr. Endowed Chair, which is supported by the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Program endowment.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or the equivalent in a relevant field by the beginning of the appointment and have a strong research and publication record. Applications must include a letter clearly indicating area(s) of specialization, a detailed curriculum vitae, a concise statement of current and future research directions, a teaching statement, a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion, and contact information for at least four professional references. This material should be submitted no later than December 15, 2018. Any applications received after December 15 may not be considered. Review of applications and interviews may start in November.

REQ20065418 Posted Date: 09/12/2018

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