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Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) 
University of Florida  

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the University of Florida is undergoing a major and ambitious expansion with the recent appointment of Dr. Michele Manuel as Department Chair.  ( Hiring of several new faculty members is planned. This includes the possibility of “cluster hires” of a group of connected applicants. The department invites applications for tenured or tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Of particular interest are candidates with expertise in the broad area of characterization of materials and phenomena using advanced analytical transition electron microscopy (TEM), development of new transmission electron microscopy techniques for materials characterization, and in-situ characterization of novel processes using electron microscopy. Applications are encouraged from individuals working on a broad range of materials related problems, including but not limited to:
•   Metals
•   Ceramics
•   Polymers and Biomolecular Materials
•   Electronic Materials
•   Nuclear Materials
•   Advanced Functional Materials

A doctoral degree in materials science and engineering or a related field is required, and postdoctoral experience is preferred.  

The Department of MSE in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida is a vibrant, multidisciplinary highly-collaborative environment, consistently ranked among the top departments for both graduate and undergraduate programs. This department is among the largest MSE departments in the nation with 26 faculty members, 290 graduate students, 213 undergraduates and over $9 million in annual research expenditures. Research is central to the success of the program; and new faculty will be expected to initiate and sustain strong sponsored research and graduate training programs. With the appointment of our new chair, and full support from our dean, we plan a focused effort to become an exceptional department in terms of quality education, research and service to our state, country and world. 

The department currently provides an integrated MSE education addressing biomaterials, ceramics, composites, electronic and optical materials, metals, and polymers. We anticipate that the successful applicant will continue the tradition of both developing and teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level and will assist in moving the department forward.  

The search will receive applications until the positions are filled. The committee will begin reviewing applications August 31, 2017. To receive full consideration applicants must apply via UF Jobs at reference position number 00032577.  You may email your electronic application package (PDF) that includes a cover letter with the rank being applied to, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and the contact information for three references to Ms. Venice Walker (; however, this is not considered as having officially applied for the position. Candidates must apply at


CAES Senior Research Associate
Materials Science and Engineering
Search #170442
Posted: June 7, 2017

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) seeks candidates for the position of Senior Research Associate. This position works in a multi-collaborative environment at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and assists Boise State University, Idaho State University, University of Idaho, University of Wyoming, Idaho National Laboratories, and external customers with conducting research in both the Microstructure and Characterization Suite (MaCS) and Advanced Materials Laboratory (AML). Responsibilities include sample preparation, microstructure characterization and chemical analysis utilizing Focused-Ion Beam (FIB), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), involvement in materials research projects; handle radioactive materials.

You will have the opportunity to:
  • Assist with sample preparation on the bench top and inside of a glovebox using traditional cutting and polishing methods as well as advanced techniques including FIB, ion milling and coating deposition;
  • Perform characterization of materials including electron microscopy (FIB/SEM, TEM) and chemical analysis; train new users on the equipment as needed;
  • Operate equipment and conduct experiments in the Advanced Materials Laboratory including spark plasma sintering, heat treatments, and mechanical testing;
  • Interact with customers, assessing problems, and assisting in solving materials related problems;
  • Safely handle, store, and dispose of radioactive materials on a daily basis;
  • Maintain compliance with safety, security, and environmental regulations on the safe handling of chemicals and radioactive materials;
  • Trouble shoot issues and coordinate the repair of equipment/tools as needed.
At a minimum you should have: A bachelor’s degree in materials science or related discipline and 8 years of experience in a similar type of work that includes the following:
  • An understanding of energy materials and high temperature processing equipment;
  • Experience in sample preparation techniques;
  • Experience in electron microscopy techniques;
  • Ability to translate, adapt and apply academic and/or practical knowledge to engineering research;
  • Ability to instruct others on instrument use, scientific principles, and safety;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people; Knowledge of good safety practices.
Preferentially, you will have: Master’s degree in materials science or related discipline, with a minimum of 6 years of experience in a materials research laboratory that includes the following:
  • Experience in safe handling and managing of radioactive materials;
  • Experience in working in a glovebox environment;
  • Experience in advanced characterization/chemical analysis techniques including FIB/SEM, TEM, EBSD and EDS;
  • Proficiency in the maintenance and use of advanced materials processing techniques.

Salary and benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience. An excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees, for more information visit: .

If you are interested in this position: Please apply online at

Please include a cover letter and resume (including dates of employment) and the names of three professional references with contact information. Review of documents will begin immediately. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2017.

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Metallurgy / Metal Sintering 
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)  
Posted: May 3, 2017

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Metallurgy / Metal Sintering

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is seeking a postdoc in the powder metallurgy fields to support Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing research underway at the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF). You will lead projects and experiments and work on multiple large, diverse research programs for rapid deployment to industry.

The Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL helps industry adopt new manufacturing technologies to reduce life-cycle energy and greenhouse gas emissions, lower production cost, and create new products and opportunities for high-paying jobs. The MDF is currently home to over 40 metal, polymer and composite additive manufacturing systems, with next generation systems in Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) technology and large scale metal AM.

To apply, please visit

Technical Contact: Dr. Amy Elliott (

Recruiting Contact: Doug Cross (