Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, California State University, Long Beach

Position ID:CSULB-MAE-APAD [#7783, 2422]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Aerospace Engineering / computational fluid dynamics
Starting Date:2017/08/21
Appl Deadline:2017/01/05 finished (posted 2016/09/01, listed until 2017/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH College of Engineering Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Tenure-Track Position Opening
RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 2422 POSITION: Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Aerodynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics) EFFECTIVE DATE: August 21, 2017 (Fall Semester) SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, or a closely related discipline. Degree at the time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2017. Specialization in Aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, or a closely related area. Demonstrated effectiveness for teaching undergraduate and graduate levels. Demonstrated potential for successful research, scholarly and creative activities. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: Experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in the area of Aerodynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). Demonstrated ability to develop courses, laboratories, and academic programs; update curriculum; supervise students’ theses and projects; and actively participate in academic governance. Demonstrated research in one or more of the emerging areas including but not limited to applied aerodynamics and design, computational/experimental aerodynamics, aerothermodynamics, flow control, reentry aerodynamics, and advanced techniques in CFD for aerospace systems. DUTIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Aerodynamics and CFD areas as well as undergraduate fundamental courses in mechanical and aerospace engineering. Develop new courses and laboratories; update existing courses; supervise student projects and theses; write grant proposals and seek research funding; conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publication and external funding; participate in service to the department, college, university, and Community. CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced) • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications • CV (including current email address) • Three current letters of recommendation • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. Applications and required documentation should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online at Requests for information should be addressed to:
Dr. Jalal Torabzadeh, Chair California State University, Long Beach Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-8305 (562) 985-8181/
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin January 5, 2017. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled) CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, work, and thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veterans’ status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
California State University Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach CA 90840-8305

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