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The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair.
The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department is entering a new period of intentional and sustained growth that is supported by substantial institutional investment. This investment includes the commitment of resources for aggressive hiring of multiple faculty in both traditional and emerging areas and represents a significant opportunity for new department leadership to increase the stature and ranking of the department. The MAE Department has a culture and history of excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research expenditures, PhD enrollment, and support from federal and industrial sponsors have more than doubled in the past decade. Numerous faculty have received prestigious NSF CAREER, AFOSR and ONR Young Investigator awards. Situated in a state-of-the-art 145,000 ft2 facility, the department is the largest on campus and is home to 27 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 5 teaching faculty, 13 staff, over 230 graduate students (including 110 PhD students), over 1,000 undergraduate students, and over 12,000 living alumni.
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).
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.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should electronically submit: 1) a detailed cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae and 3) 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. Application materials are requested to be submitted using Reference Number 32103 at: hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/. For questions prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee at MAEChairSearch@mst.edu .