Tenure-Track Vacancies

The Department of Aerospace Engineerig and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin is searching to fill a senior leadership role as the director of the UT Center for Space Research (CSR). 

Director of the Center for Space Research

CSR is at the forefront of research into space science, engineering and technology, and is one of the largest research centers in the Cockrell School of Engineering, with annual expenditures of about $10M per year, and affiliated faculty, staff and students totaling about 100. The Director will be hired at the rank of full professor and will be responsible for establishing center goals, leading efforts to ensure continuation of current strengths in remote sensing, and expanding into new areas to ensure the long-term viability of the center. Candidates should have extensive experience with contemporary large-scale research programs, current space missions, or comprehensive analysis of current satellite mission data. This senior leadership position requires recognized expertise in one or more areas of space systems, space technology, and remote sensing from space platforms. Apply online here.

Non Tenure-Track Vacancies

The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to develop a pool of candidates for possible temporary/non-tenure track full or part-time positions to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Positions are not available every semester and are contingent upon student enrollment and availability of funding. Appointments are usually made on a semester-by-semester basis, though sometimes a year-long appointment can be made. Positions are annually renewable, contingent on funding and performance. Salary is dependent on position and qualifications.


Applicants for this position are expected to have a doctoral degree in engineering or equivalent and previous teaching experience is preferred. *In rare instances a Master's Degree with sufficient expertise and experience may qualify.

Application Instructions

Only complete applications will be considered. Apply online here.