Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience based on federal government Administrative Determined (AD) pay scale including locality adjustments.
2 openings available.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 730-1095867_3636186
ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR – MECHANICAL, AEROSPACE OR MATERIALS ENGINEERING
The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey California seeks applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.Ideal applicants should demonstrate experience leading externally funded defense-relevant research programs and have a track record of effective graduate-level instruction, or, for junior applicants, potential for the same. The department has opportunities for applicants specializing in research areas within mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, as well as materials sciences and engineering. Preferences will be given to the candidates who have an academic background in the following topical areas: (1) materials sciences and engineering, (2) vibration and structural dynamics, (3) aerospace dynamics and control, (4) ship design and naval architecture, (5) fluid mechanics and/or thermal sciences, (6) engineering design and (7) mechatronics.
The Department seeks candidates who demonstrate both a record of outstanding scholarship and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are particularly interested in attracting candidates who can contribute to the diversity of the NPS community through their teaching, scholarship, and service.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an accredited graduate school whose students are drawn from the armed forces and civilian agencies of the United States and other countries. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to teach introductory and advanced graduate classes and maintain an academic portfolio of naval-relevant basic and applied research, publication, and service.
Review of applications will begin on 16 January 2024. Additional applications will be considered until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is the fall of 2024.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Applications should be submitted via email to:
The minimum required qualifications are:
PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field at the time of appointment,
Eligibility for a Secret clearance, and
U.S. Citizenship that should be clearly stated in your application.
The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the DON foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.