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Requisition ID:  11755

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Systems

Job Summary

The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University invites applications for a tenured/tenure track position at all ranks. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in the analysis, modeling, design, or application of Engineering Systems, with an emphasis on aerospace systems. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related engineering discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service at the School, College, and University levels.

School and College

The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University is consistently recognized as an international leader in the quality of its educational programs, along with the innovation and depth of its graduate research program and its technology and workforce impact on the aerospace industry. With approximately 960 undergraduate students, 600 graduate students, and 38 faculty members, the School is among the top six programs in the US. Additional information is available at https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE and https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/research/systems.


The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (7th for graduate programs, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, and 9th for undergraduate programs per USWNR, 2020/2021) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

Application Process

Submit application to this site including a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and a statement of research, and names and contact information of three references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2020, and will continue until position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/. Purdue University’s School of Aeronautics and Astronautices is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women,

individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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