Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty Position System Dynamics & Control

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California invites applications for tenure-track faculty position in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Assistant Professor level in System Dynamics & Control.

The Department has existing strengths in the areas of aerospace engineering, engineering in medicine, design and manufacturing, and energy systems. In system dynamics & control research applications include problems manufacturing, automotive drive and power systems, renewable power conversion systems, aircraft and space engineering, robotics, neuroengineering, and biomechanics. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in dynamics, vibration and control as it applies to one or more of these areas.

To be considered, applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or a related field. Applicants must be able to teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical and/or aerospace engineering. Candidates whose research interests complement, yet clearly extend existing research strengths are particularly encouraged to apply.

Apply on-line via the link below and include the following materials: a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and names and contact information of at least five references. Submit separate applications if interested in both positions.

 System Dynamics & Control on-line application, click here.


Inquiries should be directed to:
Prof. C.P. (Case) van Dam
System Dynamics & Control – Aerospace Design Search Committee Chair
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of California, Davis One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

The position is open until filled, but to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 31, 2014.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. UC Davis welcomes all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.