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The Department of Aerospace Engineering (AE) invites applications for tenure-track faculty position(s) at the Assistant or Associate Professor Rank, starting from January or September of 2024. The call will be open till the positions are filled.

Job Description: Aircraft Design, Flight Dynamics and Aircraft Systems Engineering

Department: Aerospace Engineering (AE).          

University: Sharif University of Technology (SUT),

Location: SUT main campus, Tehran, Iran.

The successful candidates will join one of prestigious and growing aerospace departments in the country that is internationally recognized for its research and authentic teaching capabilities. The department has about 30 faculty and more than 700 students at various levels from BS to PhD .We are particularly interested in candidates who can bring their research and industrial experience to teach students in Aircraft Design and Systems Engineering as one the important interlinked multidisciplinary and attractive fields of AE. The candidates are expected to teach and perform research focused on the following areas:  

  • Aircraft (AC) design and system engineering,
  • Capstone courses such as air vehicle design,
  • Principles of project design & management,
  • Computer aided design for AE students,
  • Flight Performance, Flight Dynamics and Stability and Control,
  • Flight Safety, Flight Control System Design, Testing and Airworthiness Standards,
  • Aerospace Design Laboratory and Digital Twin Development for AC design.

Particular requirements are:

  • A PhD degree in aerospace engineering that is focused in areas of aircraft design, flight dynamics and system engineering from a reputable international university.
  • Candidates must have solid backgrounds (BA and MS) in aerospace engineering.
  • Excellent knowledge in the field of aircraft design and systems engineering,  
  • Excellent knowledge in design and layout of manned and/or unmanned fixed wing aircraft,
  • Familiarity with emerging concepts such UAM, DEP, Blended and strut-braced wing design.
  • Working Knowledge over regulatory requirements and institutions for AC Certification and flight testing,
  • Experience in cooperation with research institutions, AC industries, and private sectors,
  • Experience in completion and management of research projects,
  • Good publication record in internationally recognized journals,
  • Highly skilled with design and CAD related softwares such as CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, ADAMS, etc.
  • Teaching experience in design related courses and related laboratories,
  • Proficiency in Farsi and English Language.
  • Iranian citizenship is required.

Interested applicants are requested to send their curriculum vitae or specialized resume (accompanied with a cover letter) to Professor Masoud Darbandi (the deputy to the Employment Scientific Evaluation Committee of the Aerospace Engineering Department) at:

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