Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering - Sustainable Composite Materials

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

Job posting number: #7114635 (Ref:if105798)

Posted: October 25, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME) of the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of sustainable composite materials to begin in Fall 2023. Our mission statement and other information about our School can be found at

The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized funded research program related to the development and characterization of recyclable/sustainable and multifunctional self-repairing composites, working independently and in collaboration with faculty members in AME and in the School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, and contributing to the College research cluster on advanced manufacturing and materials. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and be a supportive mentor to undergraduate and graduate students in both curriculum and research.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for research together with innovative instructional practice in the classroom.

AME currently has 31 faculty members and more than 700 students.  Both AME and the College are experiencing strong growth in research, student enrollment, and donations.  AME maintains a collegial culture with faculty members helping and supporting one another.  In addition to collaborating within AME, faculty members collaborate with those from other schools in the College on research projects of mutual interest.  Several resources, such as the college new faculty mentorship program and the university's Center for Faculty Excellence, are available for the development of junior faculty members. The AME student body is of high quality with several National Merit Scholars.  As part of a Carnegie R-1 comprehensive public research university, AME continues to provide a great educational experience for the students. 


  • PhD in mechanical engineering or a related field
  • Research experience in composite materials

Preferences (Not Required):

  • Teaching experience
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate and graduate students
  • Understanding of chemistry of composite materials

Applicants are invited to submit to 1) a cover letter describing how they are suited for this position, 2) a current C.V., 3) three research publications co-authored by the applicant, and 4) contact information for at least three references . Additional materials may be requested at a later date. The search will remain open until filled.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 1st, 2022. Inquires should be directed to the search committee chair: 

Dr. Yingtao Liu, Associate Professor

University of Oklahoma

Email: [email protected]

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Job posting number:#7114635 (Ref:if105798)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Oklahoma
United States
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