Assistant Professor of Unmanned Systems - University of Oklahoma

The School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME) at the University of Oklahoma is seeking outstanding candidates to fill a tenure-track position in aerospace engineering at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering or a related field. Successful candidates are expected to develop a nationally recognized research program, teach and develop new courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, and attract external funding to support their research activities. Candidates with research and teaching expertise in one or more of the following specialty areas are of particular interest:
• Novel unmanned autonomous systems for defense, civil, and commercial applications, preferably with application to aerial and terrestrial vehicles;
• Guidance, navigation, and control systems of unmanned single or multiple vehicles operating in hostile environments and GPS-denied areas;
• Integration of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) with the National Airspace System and use of UAS for commercial and scientific applications;
• Qualification and testing of unmanned systems in standard conditions, extreme weather, and man-made events;
• Propulsion and energy storage systems to guarantee extended autonomy of unmanned systems