Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, California State University, Long Beach

Position ID:CSULB-MAE-APCFD [#9618, 2480]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Propulsion/Combustion
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Aerospace Engineering / Aerospace Propulsion and Combustion
Starting Date:2018/08/20
Appl Deadline:2018/01/15 finished (2017/08/28, finished 2018/06/14)
Position Description:    

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College of Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Tenure-Track Position Opening


POSITION:			Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace
                                Engineering(Aerospace Propulsion and Combustion)

EFFECTIVE DATE:    		August 20, 2018 (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, 2018. Specialization in   
                                Aerospace Propulsion and Combustion, or a closely
                                related area. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching
                                at undergraduate and graduate levels. Demonstrated
                                potential for successful research, scholarly and
                                creative activities. Demonstrated commitment to
                                working successfully with a diverse student
QUALIFICATIONS:         	Experience in teaching courses in the area of
                                Aerospace Propulsion and Combustion at undergraduate
                                and graduate levels. 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 unsteady flows in
                                turbomachinery, aircraft engine noise and emission
                                reduction, aeroacoustics, combustion dynamics and
                                control and advanced rocket and air-breathing
                                propulsion systems such as supersonic combusting
                                ramjet (Scramjet) and high power-density engines.

DUTIES:	                        Teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in
                                Aerospace Propulsion and Combustion 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.  


•	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
•	CV (including current email address)
•	Names and contact information for three references
•	Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
•	Teaching statement addressing your teaching experience and philosophy and
        relevance to position
•	Research statement that details your current and future research and how it
        relates to the position 
•	Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current
        letters of recommendation and an official transcript

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) 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.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Applications and required documentation shall 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) 985-1563 or E-Mail  

APPLICATION DEADLINE:	Review of applications to begin January 5, 2018 
			Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work 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 veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-8305

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