Req Id:  17948
Job Title:  Lecturer
Job Description: 

Job Summary

School of Aeronautics and Astronautics – College of Engineering


Date Available: January 2023


Principal Duties: Purdue University’s School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is seeking three continuing lecturers. The candidates will teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses and is expected to contribute to graduate student mentorship.



Qualifications: The candidates must have an M.S. in aeronautics and astronautics, or related field with expertise in Aerodynamics; Aerospace Systems; Astrodynamics and Space Applications; Autonomy Control; Propulsion; Structure and Materials; Autonomy Control. PhD preferred. This position requires strong oral and written communication skills. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.  Candidates who also have three or more years of industry experience are strongly encouraged to apply.


The College: The Department is an integral part of the College of Engineering, one of the world’s leading colleges of engineering and ranked fourth in the 2021 US News and World Report Rankings. The College is deeply committed to the three land-grant missions (teaching, research, and extension), to international activities and perspectives that span all missions, and to excellence in all we do. The College has 13 academic departments and includes 474 faculty, 11,089 undergraduate students, and 4,662 graduate students. The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics was ranked third in the 2023 US News and World Report Rankings. 


Application Procedure: To apply, please visit  Applications must include: 1) Curriculum Vitae, 2) Recent research paper or other writing sample, 3) Cover letter of interest, 4) Teaching Statement, and 5) contact information for three references.


Purdue University’s School of Aeronautics and Astronautics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, 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.


Screening of applicants will begin April 1, 2024 and continue until the positions are filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. For additional information, contact April Sauer via email at 


Candidates must have the ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Posting Start Date:  8/18/22