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Ohio Eminent Scholar Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

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You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

 

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

 

Job Overview

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (AEEM) in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenured position at the rank of full Professor under the Ohio Eminent Scholar Program.  The position is intended for a senior faculty member with an extensive track record of research excellence who will be able to push the envelope of aerospace engineering to address new challenges in one of three key areas: Solids and Structures, Fluids, and Propulsion.  The position benefits from a generous chair endowment, reduced teaching load consistent with the research focus of the position, and a competitive salary commensurate with candidate experience.  Additionally, the AEEM Department provides unique opportunities to grow a world-class research program that include proximity to major aerospace partners (GE Aviation, Roll Royce, AFRL, and NASA Glenn) and the first co-op program in the nation which ensures a continuous pipeline of excellent student talent.  The University of Cincinnati has a strong Aerospace pedigree; Ohio is the ‘birthplace of aviation’ and Neil Armstrong joined the AEEM department as faculty two years after the moon landing.

 

Cincinnati has been identified as one of the most livable cities in the US. It is a tri-state metropolitan area of 2.2 million, with excellent cultural and entertainment opportunities, and a moderate cost of living combined with a wealth of housing options.

 

Per the Ohio Board of Regents Eminent Scholars Program, Ohio Eminent Scholars must be new hires to Ohio universities and may not be currently employed within the State of Ohio.

Essential Functions

  • Develop a world-class research program in the applicable engineering field of expertise.
  • Attract extramural funding.
  • Advise graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Publish research results in professional journals.
  • Participate in service related activities (e.g., committee membership or editorial review).
  • Teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses such as Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Propulsion or Aerospace Structures and Materials, Thermodynamics and Energy Systems, and Flight Mechanics.

Minimum Requirements

All of the following are required prior to effective date of appointment:

  • Per the Ohio Board of Regents Eminent Scholars Program, Ohio Eminent Scholars must be new hires to Ohio universities and may not be currently employed within the State of Ohio.
  • Doctoral Degree in the field of Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field.
  • At least 15 years of research experience subsequent to the PhD in academia, government or industry in the area of Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field.
  • An extensive record of high impact journal publications.
  • Candidates must be eligible to apply for funding from the Department of Defense.

Application Process

Interested candidates should apply online and upload the following documents:

  • Current CV/Resume.
  • Cover letter including a statement of the candidate’s h-index according to Web of Science, Statement of Research conducted during and subsequent to PhD studies (two pages maximum).
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Experience (two pages maximum).
  • At least five (5) references.
  • Please use the ‘Additional Documents’ feature for these documents.

 

References will only be contacted for those candidates who are selected as finalists.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Ohio Eminent Scholar Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Date:  Jan 26, 2023
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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