Research Assist Professor – Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering



Job description

Stillwater, OK

Req ID: req9670

Position Number: AF8190

Department: Mechanical & Aero-Space Engr

Hiring Supervisor: Jamey Jacob

Hiring Range
(Contingent upon available funding):


Work Schedule: 8-5 M-F

Faculty Appt Period: 12 months

Job Summary

The Research Assistant Professor provides expert consultation in one or more areas for the design, development, and implementation of technical products and systems. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research. Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Has extensive engineering knowledge and is considered an expert in one or more engineering specialties. Typically reports to a manager or executive. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously and oversees a specific area or areas of study including proposing and leading IRAD efforts. Will be expected to lead proposals and publications in addition to assisting on both that may be led by others. Will provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization.

May travel for technology testing, presentation, or outreach events.

Position QualificationsRequired Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Engineering and 2-5 years experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Engineering

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Oklahoma State University–Stillwater (also referred to informally as Oklahoma State, O-K-State, O-State and OSU) is a land-grant, sun-grant, coeducational public research university located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA. OSU was founded in 1890 under the Morrill Act.