2018-2019 MAE Chair Search

Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking nominations and applications from qualified individuals for the position of Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.  

The department is currently in a position of strength from seven years of deliberate implementation of its ambitious strategic plan.  During the past five years, research expenditures of the MAE Department have doubled, with broad support across federal and industrial sponsors, PhD enrollment has doubled, and four faculty have received prestigious NSF CAREER and AFOSR or ONR Young Investigator awards. Situated in a state-of-the-art 145,000 ft2 facility, the MAE Department is the largest on campus and is home to 35 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 4 teaching faculty, 13 staff, over 250 graduate students (including 128 PhD students), over 1,000 undergraduate students, and over 12,000 living alumni.

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MAE Strategic Plan and Progress

The department continues to make progress towards the goals outlined in the department strategic plan.

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The MAE Faculty

The MAE department is home to world-class faculty with over 80% that studied at and received their Ph.D. from a top 20 institution (more than half from a top 10 institution).

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The Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers

The Academy of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineers at S&T was established to recognize outstanding alumni for their professional achievement and success, and to create a group that would provide organized assistance to the MAE department.

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Chair Search Timeline

  • Early November - Advertising begins
  • January 11, 2019 - Deadline for full consideration
  • February/March 2019 - Phone interviews begin
  • Early Spring 2019 - Campus interviews begin 
  • Late Spring 2019 - Candidate selection
  • Fall 2019 - Start

How to Apply

Interested candidates should electronically submit: 1) a detailed cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a perspective on their views regarding current and emerging challenges facing mechanical and aerospace engineering research and education, 4) a diversity statement, and 5) current contact information for at least four professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should apply by January 11, 2019. Application materials are requested to be submitted using Reference Number 28382 at: hr.mst.edu/careers/academic. For questions prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee at MAEChairSearch@mst.edu .