The Department of Aerospace Engineering (AE) at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks.
The AE Department at the Technion is dedicated to the creation, expansion, and dissemination of ideas and knowledge in the aerospace sciences, and is committed to fostering interdisciplinary research that can address the grand challenges facing our society.
Founded in 1954, the AE Department at the Technion is the only academic entity in Israel dedicated to cutting-edge research and education in the aerospace sciences. Enrolling around 400 undergraduate and 150 graduate students, the department serves a strategic role for the nation, maintaining Israel’s position as a leader in the global aerospace industry. The AE Department’s research and educational achievements are also recognized globally, with the department currently ranked 16th in the world according to the 2021 Shanghai Ranking.
The department seeks individuals with outstanding potential for research achievements, who will provide inspiration to students and other faculty members, contribute proactively to both undergraduate and graduate-level teaching, and add to the professional diversity of the academic community. Exceptional candidates will be considered for all technical areas and at all ranks. Of particular interest are tenure-track applicants at the lecturer and assistant professor ranks in the following scientific disciplines:
- Multi-disciplinary Design & Optimization
- Computational Fluid Dynamics (including reacting flows)
- Computational Solid Mechanics
- Structures and Structural Dynamics
- Manufacturing Technologies
- Orbital Mechanics and Attitude Dynamics
- Aerodynamics/Hydrodynamics and Fluid Mechanics (including multiphase flows)
- Laser Diagnostics for High-speed or Reacting Flows
- Guidance, Navigation, & Control, and Robotics
Faculty position in the area of guidance, navigation, and control
- Data sciences, Signal processing, and Machine learning
Based on the developmental vision of the department, it is preferred that the candidates active in the aforementioned scientific disciplines will pursue applications among the following themes: autonomous aviation, air traffic management, and future aircraft design;
microsatellites and nanosatellites; hypersonic and high-speed air vehicles; underwater vehicles and platforms; and high-efficiency energy systems in propulsion.
Candidates will be expected to conduct independent world-class research, supervise graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, teach undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, and acquire external research funding. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent.
A review of applications will be ongoing until available positions are filled. Interested candidates should submit their application package (consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae and list of publications, research statement, teaching statement, and contact details of at least five references) to:
Professor Tal Shima, Dean
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa 32000, Israel