Faculty Openings

Tenure-Track Openings

1) Foundations and Applications of Machine Learning

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin has a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2022 in the area of Foundations and Applications of Machine Learning. Topics of expertise include, but are not limited to, scientific machine learning, controls, verification, flight performance optimization and predictive analytics, with applications to air mobility systems, aerospace materials, hypersonics, remote sensing, space domain awareness and robotics, and other aerospace systems. Candidates with expertise in machine learning related to one or more of these areas are encouraged to apply. While the emphasis is on the quality and originality of the candidate’s work and timeliness of their research vision, a particular focus will be placed upon the potential for supporting the design, analysis, development, manufacture, certification and/or operation of next-generation aerospace systems. We seek synergies between successful applicants in multiple departments, thus a demonstrated ability to work across disciplines is essential. The position is expected to be filled at the rank of assistant professor. The Department and Cockrell School are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment, and we are particularly interested in applicants who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

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. These positions have been designated as security-sensitive, and a criminal background check will be conducted on the applicants selected.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in engineering or a related field. Successful candidates are expected to supervise graduate students, offer courses to our diverse bodies of undergraduate and graduate student populations, develop a high-impact sponsored research program, collaborate with others from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and the engineering profession. .

Application Instructions

Apply online: apply.interfolio.com/95941 Applications received by December 1, 2021 are assured full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Interested applicants should submit the following:1) a cover letter, 2) current vitae, 3) statements of research and teaching interests, 4) statement describing past contributions and future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service, 5) a list of three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

2) Mechanics of Solids, Structures and Materials

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin has a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2022 in the area of Mechanics of Solids, Structures and Materials. We are particularly interested in the area of Experimental Nano/Micro-Mechanics, encompassing research in the design, fabrication and characterization of engineered and biological materials, nanomaterials, and nanostructures. Candidates should be focused on mechanics of solids and interface with materials science, solid-state physics, biophysics etc., with applications in advanced multifunctional aerospace materials, energy materials, nanotechnology, bioengineering and related areas. Candidates with expertise in mechanics related to one or more of these areas are encouraged to apply. The position is expected to be filled at the rank of assistant professor. The Department and Cockrell School are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment, and we are particularly interested in applicants who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

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. These positions have been designated as security-sensitive, and a criminal background check will be conducted on the applicants selected.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in engineering or a related field. Successful candidates are expected to supervise graduate students, teach mechanics courses to our diverse undergraduate and graduate student populations, develop a sponsored research program, collaborate with others from a wide range of backgrounds, and be involved in service to the university and the engineering profession.

Application Instructions

Apply online: apply.interfolio.com/95942 Applications received by December 1, 2021 are assured full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Interested applicants should submit the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) current vitae, 3) statements of research and teaching interests, 4) statement describing past contributions and future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service, 5) a list of three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Non-Tenure Track Positions 

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to develop a pool of candidates at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer 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.

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 

Apply online: apply.interfolio.com/91156 Only complete applications will be considered.