Job Description: The Department of Aerospace Engineering, in the College of Engineering at Iowa State University invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in the area of computational fluid dynamics. Exceptional candidates with commensurate experience and proven track record will be considered for Associate and Full Professor ranks. The department currently has thermofluids faculty who conduct research in applied mathematics and computations for aeroacoustics, turbulence and transition, low Reynolds number flow, boundary layers, rotorcraft aerodynamics and aircraft icing. All aerospace application areas will be considered, however, the department is particularly interested in areas related to propulsion, high speed aerodynamics and turbulent flows.
Successful candidates will be expected to establish, sustain and grow a world-class research program that complements or aligns with the department’s areas through both independent and collaborative efforts. Additionally, the candidate is expected to establish a record of scholarship at the highest levels, contribute to the teaching missions at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in institutional service as well as service to the profession. Candidates should have strong communication skills, share our commitment to enhancing excellence through diversity and inclusion, and exhibit the potential for long term leadership in supporting the mission of the department, college and university.
The Department of Aerospace Engineering is committed to sustaining a collegial, positive, and productive environment for each individual and for the collective benefit of all. All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within department, college, and university activities, interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. or equivalent degree in aerospace engineering or a closely aligned field
Associate Professor candidates must also meet the university standards for appointment to the rank including significant experience/accomplishments in the candidate’s area of expertise
Full Professor candidates are required to have national distinction, international recognition, and a substantial scholarly record in their area of expertise in addition to the aforementioned requirements
Evidence of collaboration and leadership in research and education
Experience in algorithm development and applications of computational fluid dynamics
Experience in high performance computing
All aerospace application areas will be considered, however, the department is particularly interested in areas related to propulsion, high speed aerodynamics and turbulent flows
An ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in computational fluid dynamics
An ability to teach graduate and undergraduate aerospace engineering courses involving basic programming and numerical methods, wing and body aerodynamics, aircraft and rocket propulsion, and gas dynamics
Application Instructions: To receive full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2019. All interested, qualified persons must apply for this position online at http://jobs.iastate.edu to Job Requisition Number R666.
The following documents are required to be submitted in PDF format:
letter of application (including information about desired rank),
contact information for at least three references, including name, mailing address, email address, and phone number, and other pertinent information and
other documents: a) one-page teaching statement b) one-page research statement, and c) inclusivity and diversity statement.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com.