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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 09/29/2017
Assistant Professor, Controls

The School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Oklahoma State University is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the general area of dynamic systems and controls, including mechatronics and cyber physical systems, at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank. Candidates with teaching and research interests who would like to collaborate with other faculty members in autonomous systems, unmanned aerial systems, precision manufacturing, roll-to-roll processing, energy systems and transportation systems are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary and other compensation are competitive with major research institutions.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. / Ed.D. in field closely aligned to mechanical or aerospace engineering. Must hold an earned doctoral degree in a field closely aligned to mechanical or aerospace engineering and from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accrediting agency, or have comparable professional experience. (Equivalencies and comparable professional experience shall be specified by the school.). The successful candidate must have demonstrated potential for developing a strong externally funded research program and for excellent teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Must have demonstrated promise of creative ability and imagination, and an interest in and capability for teaching and working with students. To be considered for appointment, individual must have strong and supportive recommendations from prior professional employers and/or other individuals qualified to assess the person's potential as a teacher, scholar, researcher and/or an effective participant in extension and public service work. The successful candidate must have demonstrated potential for developing a strong externally funded research program and for excellent teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred qualification: Research experience beyond doctoral studies. Interested and qualified candidates should apply online at A single pdf file will be requested with your application. The file should include: a letter of application; a curriculum vita; a plan to secure external funding with descriptions of two planned research projects; a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and names and contact information of five references. To receive full consideration, apply by December 1, 2017. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Send requests for additional information to the search committee chair, Dr. Keith Good, at For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401. Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category.

OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)