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Job Opportunities

Faculty Positions

The Department of Aerospace Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.  A preference will be given to applicants in autonomous aerospace systems. The areas of interest include but are not limited to:  autonomous air or space vehicles, sensing and estimation, guidance and control, networks, multi-vehicle and swarm systemshybrid systems, and onboard autonomy. Exceptional candidates in other areas of aerospace engineering including propulsion and structures may also be considered.  The faculty member will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, while teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Aerospace Engineering.  Applicants must have an earned PhD in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field.  Recent graduates as well as those with industrial or university experience are welcome to apply.  Initial review of applicants begins November 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.  Expected start date is August 2018. 


Additional information and application procedures are available at Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Ping Lu, Department Chair,

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Graduate Research Assistant Positions
The Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) provides graduate students with part-time employment and practical experience in fields related to their advanced study. They provide professional non-teaching assistance to faculty members. GRA work typically consist of performing research tasks in a specific funded project. The availability of GRA depends on individual faculty. Please contact the faculty members for inquiries 
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Grader Positions

Graders are hired by the department to work outside their degree pursuits and may be hired for a limited number of hours in any particular semester. Graders generally perform such tasks as grading and procuring exams, general classroom assistance, administrative assistance to the professor including entering grades, record keeping, and office hours, and serving as lab assistants. It is desirable that the grader for a course has taken the course before and earned a grade of B and above. Graduate students have priority when other qualifications are similar. Please send inquiries to the Department Chair with your information/qualifications and the courses you are interested in grading for.

Part-Time Lecturer Positions
The Department from time to time has the needs for part-time lectuerers to teach courses in the program. Please contact  the Department Chair for detail.

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Engineering Building, Room 308 (E-308).

Department of Aerospace Engineering 
San Diego State University

San Diego, CA 92182-1308