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Tenure Track Professor - Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering


The department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the Naval Postgraduate School, in Monterey California, is seeking outstanding candidates for a new tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position starting September 2016. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field, and demonstrated expertise in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Prior experience of ship design is highly desirable. The new faculty member is expected to develop high quality externally-funded research programs, and teach at the graduate levels. The candidate will have an opportunity to collaborate with faculty in the Total Ship Systems Engineering program that includes the Departments of MAE, Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Systems Engineering. Facilities within MAE include a Ship Design Laboratory, Tow Tank and extensive computational facilities.

Review of applicants will begin on April 1, 2016. The Naval Postgraduate School is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans. As a tenure-track faculty member the applicant will have to be able to obtain a security clearance. The Naval Postgraduate School offers a competitive salary, start-up package, and benefits. 

 

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Material Science

 

The department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the Naval

Postgraduate School, in Monterey California, is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting September 2016. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or in Material Science/Engineering. Demonstrated expertise in structural materials and advance materials characterization is required, preferentially with an emphasis on additive manufacturing, metal joining and corrosion. New faculty are expected to develop high quality externally-funded research programs and teach at the graduate levels. The candidate will have an exciting opportunity to collaborate with faculty in the Center for Materials Research that includes the Departments of MAE, Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering. Facilities within MAE include a new Transmission Electron Microscope, a Scanning Electron Microscope, as well as a new Metallic Cold Spray facility, among others.

 

Review of applicants will begin October 1, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled. The Naval Postgraduate School is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans. As a tenure-track faculty member the applicant must be able to obtain a security clearance. The Naval Postgraduate School offers a competitive salary, 

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Faculty Research Assistant - Rocket Propulsion Laboratory

                                                                                                                                           

The Rocket Propulsion Laboratory (RPL) and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are currently seeking a faculty research assistant to perform research in the area rocket and air-breathing propulsion systems.   Current research activities involve liquid fuel rocket engine testing, rotating detonation engines, and flight programs involving solid rocket motor-based vehicles.   The position involves supporting research activities, assisting in the generation of deliverable reports to sponsors, and assisting in the advising duties associated with MS students and doctoral candidates.  

The RPL has multiple test cells equipped with a vitiated high-pressure air delivery system for air-breathing propulsion research, one liquid rocket engine test stand, one solid-propellant motor test stand, and a constant volume combustion cell for alternative fuels testing.   Numerous lasers, high-frame rate camera systems, Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV), and a Phase Doppler Particle Anemometer (PDPA) systems are complemented by multiple high-bandwidth data acquisition systems.

Position Requirements

Candidates must have the following in order to be considered for this position:

  • MS degree in Aerospace or Mechanical engineering
  • A strong background in thermal sciences and compressible gas dynamics
  • Demonstrated experience in experimental research programs
  • A working style demonstrating initiative and willingness to take on individual responsibility.
  • The ability to work well with others.
  • Full-Time Telework will not be offered.

NOTE:  IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to: Identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc…)

Additional Veterans’ information:  If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor’s website:  http://www.dol.gov/elaws.vets/vetpref/mservice.htm.   For more veterans’ preference information, visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

 

Experience with optical diagnostics and mechanical design tools.

How to Apply

Please send a C.V./resume by May 6, 2018 to Associate Professor Christopher Brophy (cmbrophy@nps.edu)

The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer.  For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at https://www.nps.edu