Aix Marseille University / Aeronautical Chair of AIRBUS-Group
Full time endowed chair (professor level) in Mechanical Engineering
Closing date: November 2014
A full time endowed chair of excellence is offered to recruit a high level professor and researcher contributing to the emergence of a world class research team, in order to expand the high quality of mechanical engineering on the Aix-Marseille site.
General items: The job is funded by the A*MIDEX Foundation for a period of 3 years. During this time, the work of the chair holder will be concentrated on research activities. If the chair holder wishes so, a stabilization through a permanent position as University faculty member is possible after the preliminary period of 3 years. Salary, benefits and employment conditions for the chair holder are in accordance with the public agreement for French state-universities and national research institutions.
Job aim: Strengthen research on mechanical engineering in the context of an new aeronautical Chair of AIRBUS-Group dedicated to bio-inspired engineering of a mechanical linkage. The research activities will be integrated into the team of ISM research unit, located in Aix-en-Provence.
Requirements: The candidate should be an outstanding senior scientist (from 45 to 55 years old) with a track-record in mechanical engineering. Proven experience in teaching would be an asset. We promote the development of a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer same benefits as for French full professors, with options for flexible working. Your application should include a CV and a list of publications.
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