Faculty Search


Fall 2018

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track/tenured Aerospace Engineering faculty position. Preference will be given to candidates at Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates with expertise in the following topical areas are highly encouraged to apply:

  • System design,
  • Intelligent systems,
  • Autonomous systems,
  • Cyber-physical systems,
  • Space robotics,
  • Small satellites,
  • Miniaturized spacecraft,
  • Unmanned aerial systems (UASs),
  • Space structures,
  • Remote sensing,
  • Guidance, navigation & control, and
  • Propulsion.

Candidates should demonstrate a capacity to develop a nationally recognized and externally funded scholarly research program. Excellence in teaching in our Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs are also expected. The candidate must hold an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field.

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NON-TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Packaging Engineering

Fall 2018

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), and Packaging Engineering Program (PEP) at School of Engineering Rutgers University invite applications and nominations for a full-time, non-tenure-track engineering faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor beginning Fall 2018. The position is an academic year appointment (nine-month) with the opportunity for summer compensation depending on course offerings. The appointment will be for a period of one to three years, and renewable subject to enrollment needs, availability of funding and performance. Duties are primarily teaching typically three courses per semester. Other duties may include coordinating and maintaining course related laboratory equipment, mentoring undergraduate students, linking with local K-12 schools for student recruitment, interacting with local industry, sharing administration responsibilities as well as other duties assigned by the Chairpersons.

The candidate should demonstrate potential for and commitment to teaching of a wide variety of undergraduate mechanical and aerospace engineering, and packaging engineering courses, especially in the field of Mechatronics, Control, Design, Thermal, Fluid and/or Solid Systems, Advanced Packaging Materials, Packaging Printing, Packaging Sustainability and Packaging Vale Chain as well as associated laboratory courses, senior electives and senior projects. The candidate must hold an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Packaging Engineering or a closely related field. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite. Commitment to enhancing the diversity of the Department’s faculty and students is also expected. 

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers

Our Department has more than 30 full-time faculty members with more than 800 undergraduate students and 150 graduate students. The MAE Department is one of the seven academic units of the School of Engineering, which is located at Rutgers-New Brunswick, a culturally and academically diverse environment with more than 4,000 full-time and part-time faculty, 8,500 graduate students and 32,000 undergraduate students.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.