Assistant, Associate, of Full Professor in Composite Materials and Structures

Iowa State University in Iowa

Deadline December 31, 2013
Date Posted November 14, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University (http://www.aere.iastate.edu/) invites applicants for a faculty position in the area of mechanics of composite materials and structures. The search is focused at the Assistant and Associate Professor level, however, exceptional candidates for the rank of Full Professor may also be considered. We seek outstanding individuals with strong interest in development and application of computational approaches in the broad area of mechanics of materials and structures. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: composites and advanced materials, multiscale (from atomistic to macroscopic) approaches, multiphysics models, and physically and geometrically nonlinear systems.

The successful applicant will be participating in all aspects of the department's mission, including developing a strong externally funded research program, teaching and supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participation in service to the university.

Iowa State University is a comprehensive, land grant, Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University with an enrollment of over 33,000 students. The College of Engineering comprises 8 departments, with 235 faculty members and annual research expenditures exceeding $83 million. Iowa State's nearly 2000 acre, park-like campus is located in Ames, Iowa, consistently ranked within the top ten livable small cities in the nation.

All faculty members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standard of integrity and ethics.      
                              

Required Qualifications:
An earned Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field is required at the start date of employment.

Candidates at the level of Associate or Full Professor must also demonstrate a strong record as evidenced by a quality research program, publications, professional recognitions and extramural funding.                                    
Preferred Qualifications:
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: composites and advanced materials, multiscale (from atomistic to macroscopic) approaches, multiphysics models, and physically and geometrically nonlinear systems.                        

How To Apply