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Instructor Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences job at University of Colorado in Boulder CO
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Instructor - Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Requisition Number: 23458 Location: Boulder Colorado Employment Type: Faculty Schedule: Full-Time Date Posted: 17-Mar-2020 Close All Job Summary Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time instructor to teach in its undergraduate program. The instructor will be a member of the AES faculty and will participate in course development and assessment faculty governance and university service. The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty staff and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We Are CU Boulders Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences is nationally known for teaching and research that address both challenges and opportunities facing the aerospace profession. Students work extensively on hands-on experiments in the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory and design projects alongside expert faculty in the departments world-class research centers. CU aerospace alumni are working at top companies and research labs including the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Johnson Space Center The Boeing Company and Lockheed Martin. We are home to 58-tenure track research and instructional faculty over 450 graduate students and 1000 undergraduates. Our vibrant community of engineers and scientists tackle challenges in aerospace technology and science. What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be Viable candidates should be capable of teaching a wide range of undergraduate aerospace engineering courses in both lecture and laboratory formats. Candidates are expected to fit into curriculum groups focused on a) fluids and aerodynamics and/or b) dynamics and controls. These areas include courses related to thermo-fluids fluid dynamics aircraft performance rockets aircraft dynamics and control aircraft propulsion rocket propulsion and attitude dynamics and control. Engineering design or operational experience in one or both of these areas is ideal. An understanding and appreciation for aerospace engineering fundamentals as well as excellent management communication and organizational skills along with a willingness to learn quickly is required. A successful candidate in this position will teach multiple courses during the academic year and summer terms. This instructor position typically has an 80% teaching load and 20% service component but these allocations are negotiable for a highly qualified applicant. Research is typically not included in this position unless related to engineering education. What You Should Know Applicants are encouraged to visit the Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences website to understand the educational mission of the department and the specific courses that are taught in the undergraduate curriculum and how they would specifically contribute to offering these courses. What We Can Offer We can offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Benefits The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits including medical dental retirement paid time off tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. Be Statements Be Accomplished. Be Innovative. Be Boulder. What We Require Candidates are sought who have an MS or PhD degree in either aerospace aeronautical astronautical engineering or a closely related field. What You Will Need Applicants must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to teach and work in a highly collaborative environment. What We Would Like You To Have Preference will be given to applicants with prior university teaching experience years of experience and/or graduate degrees. Special Instructions To apply please submit the following materials: + Resume/CV + Cover Letter (addressed to Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences University of Colorado Boulder) + Statement of Teaching Philosophy During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation and additional materials if needed as the search progresses. Applications are currently being reviewed and will continue until the position is filled however to guarantee full consideration please submit your application by December 14 2020. Candidates who are invited for an in-depth interview will be expected to conduct a lecture in one or more of the topics identified in this opening. The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks for all final applicants. Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs. Posting Contact Information Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources Posting Contact Email: ...@colorado.edu The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race color national origin sex age pregnancy disability creed religion sexual orientation gender identity gender expression veteran status political affiliation or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
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