The Department of Astronautical Engineering is seeking a part-time faculty to teach a graduate course on Spacecraft Electric Power Systems. Specifically, we are seeking exceptional candidates with specific experience in the application and theory of operation of spacecraft electric power systems. The qualified candidate will have a background in design optimization techniques, subsystem topologies and performance, nuclear power sources, and mechanical energy storage.
Qualified candidates must have at least a master degree in science or a related discipline in an area related to spacecraft electric power systems, as well as an established record in industry. A doctoral degree in Engineering or a related discipline is preferred. Applications must include a CV and Personal statement.Â Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. Â This is a part-time appointment effective spring 2023, recruitment starting Fall 2022.Â Applications will be considered starting immediately until the positions are filled.
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