Tenured Faculty Vacancies

Tenure-Track Position in Robotics


The Robotics Consortium at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Robotics will be considered. The current robotics faculty includes representatives from several departments who work to advance fundamental scientific and engineering knowledge, as well as on numerous applications including social, rehabilitation, vehicles, drilling, manufacturing, space, nuclear, and defense.  Full details on our program are available at http://robotics.utexas.edu The group is scheduled to begin occupying space in a custom-renovated historic building at the center of campus starting in the autumn of 2019.


Tenure-track positions require a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant area at the time of employment.  Successful candidates are expected to pursue an active research program, to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, and to supervise students in research. The University is fully committed to building a diverse faculty and we are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should apply online at https://apply.interfolio.com/58974 and submit the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research and teaching interests, and 4) list of at least three references.

Please also submit to the Robotics Consortium by sending your application materials to faculty_jobs_robotics@utlists.utexas.edu

Complete applications that meet the corresponding deadline will be considered.  Robotics applications will be reviewed as they are received.  Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for full consideration.

Tenured Position in Space Engineering, Space Systems Technology, and/or Remote Sensing From Space Platforms

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin is searching for a senior leadership position in the areas of space engineering, space systems technology and/or remote sensing from space platforms. The position will be filled at the rank of full professor with tenure, and the expected start date will be September 2018. 

Candidates are sought with expertise in space systems in support of Earth, planetary or space science and technologies. Topics in space systems include small satellite engineering, systems engineering, orbital mechanics, spacecraft dynamics, autonomy, estimation and control, embedded systems, mission design, technology miniaturization, on-board algorithms and other emerging areas in space technology. Topics in remote sensing from space platforms include satellite geodesy, science and applications, data analysis, data fusion, inverse theory, modeling, and innovative instrument or systems design. It is preferred for the candidate to affiliate with the Center for Space Research and assume responsibility for growing key new capabilities of the center. 

The successful candidate for this position is expected to supervise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop sponsored research programs, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and the engineering profession. Applications received by December 31, 2017 are assured full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled. 

To apply, submit an application, CV, cover letter, contact information for 5 references, research statement, and teaching statement at http://apply.interfolio.com/46229. Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants for this position should have a doctoral degree in engineering or science. The University of Texas at Austin is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. For more information about The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, please visit http://www.ae.utexas.edu. This position has been designated as security-sensitive and a criminal background check will be conducted on the applicants selected. 

Non Tenure-Track Vacancies

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to develop a pool of candidates for possible temporary/non-tenure track full or part-time positions to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Positions are not available every semester and are contingent upon student enrollment and availability of funding. Appointments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis, though sometimes a year-long appointment can be made. Positions are annually renewable, contingent on funding and performance. Salary is dependent on position and qualifications.


Applicants for this position are expected to have a doctoral degree in engineering or equivalent and previous teaching experience is preferred. *In rare instances a Master's Degree with sufficient expertise and experience may qualify.

Application Instructions

Only complete applications will be considered. Apply online here.