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Department of Materials Science and Engineering 
Iowa State University (Ames, IA)
Posted: February 22, 2018

The Materials Science and Engineering department is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader with a bold vision for the future of the department. The Chair is responsible for the scope and effectiveness of teaching, research and out-reach efforts of the department. Candidates are expected to have an exemplary record of achievement in research, teaching and service; to have a demonstrated commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion; and to have demonstrated professional leadership, including strong communication and team building skills. 

To view the complete description of this position, please visit: https://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/31402 

 


The College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Wyoming 
Posted: February 1, 2018

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Wyoming seeks faculty candidates having a strong research record in materials science and engineering, with significant experience in carbon engineering or carbon materials.  The successful candidate’s home department within the CEAS, faculty rank, and whether tenured or tenure-track will all be commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience.   Individuals with any background, including academic, industrial, or national laboratory are encouraged to apply and we are particularly interested in candidates that would be hired at a senior level.

The successful candidate is expected to lead an on-going, multi-disciplinary effort to advance aspects of the development, production, manufacture, and application of carbon-based products and processes as per the Carbon Engineering Initiative, which is overseen by UW’s School of Energy Resources.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program, teach, and have a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education.  An existing Materials Science and Engineering Program at UW engages approximately 25 faculty from 6 departments and provides core facilities for materials characterization.  Further information about the University of Wyoming can be found here

Minimum Qualifications

*A Ph.D. or equivalent in engineering, materials science, or related field.
*Strong research record.
*Demonstrated effectiveness as a communicator.
*Demonstrated collaboration with other researchers.

Desired Qualifications
*Demonstrated success with external funding.
*Academic experience including teaching and graduate student mentoring.
*Leadership experience with research teams.
*Experience with economic development.

Required Materials
Further details concerning the position are available at the UW site below.  Applicants should complete the online appli-cation by uploading curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three references, statement of research interests (1-3 pages), and statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages) as one document to UW’s HR site, Job ID 9387.  

The review of applications will begin February 15, 2018 and continue until an appropriate candidate is identified.  Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to pad@uwyo.edu.

 


Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of California, Davis
Posted: January 10, 2018

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UC Davis invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of processing of advanced functional materials for energy-related applications. Experimental areas of research interest include synthesis and characterization of materials for electronic and photonic applications such as 2D materials, nanoscale materials, and layered and heterogeneous materials. The successful candidate will be a major user of the recently enhanced College of Engineering Center for Nano- and Micro-Manufacturing (CNM2). This facility is equipped with state-of-the-art tools to provide nanometer-scale lithography, deposition, etching, and characterization capabilities for leading-edge research in advanced materials, electronics, optics and biomedical devices. Appointment will be as a tenure track Assistant Professor, although exceptionally well-qualified candidates with a record of achievement will be considered for appointment at the tenured Associate Professor level.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing an internationally visible program of funded research and for teaching materials science and engineering courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. While developing an independent research program, she/he must be willing to build strong collaborations with colleagues in the MSE Department and with other STEM faculty across the campus. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in MSE or a closely related field and be committed to excellence in research, teaching and service.

Consult https://mse.engineering.ucdavis.edu/ or https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02001 for our on-line application procedure and requirements. The position will remain open until filled; but to assure full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than 11:59 pm PST February 28, 2018, for a start date of July 1, 2018. We welcome applicants who have shown a commitment to educating and mentoring a diverse student body to expand opportunities and enhance personal growth, retention, and academic success.

UC Davis is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer, and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments. See:
http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/wl-brochure.pdf.


Elements Strategy Initiative Center for Magnetic Materials
National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan
Posted: January 4, 2018

Job Summary: The successful candidate is expected to study physical properties of permanent magnets by applying and developing computational methods based on statistical physics in collaboration with NIMS Principal Researcher, Masamichi Nishino, and Seiji Miyashita's group in the University of Tokyo. This study will focus in particular on magnetization reversal and propagation, nucleation, response properties, etc.

Qualification:  The applicant should hold a PhD degree, or should be expecting to obtain one by March 31, 2018. Familiarity with condensed matter physics, as well as a working knowledge on programming skills for simulations is required.

How to Apply:  Candidates should send the following by e-mail in Word or pdf format. (Email: info-esicmm@nims.go.jp)
1.CV (with photo)
2.List of publications 
3.Reprints of three selected papers
4.Brief summary of past accomplishments
5.Names and e-mail addresses of two references 

*Documents submitted will not be returned.
*Your personal information will be protected by NIMS privacy policy.

Contact to: 
Masamichi Nishino - NISHINO.Masamichi@nims.go.jp 
Seiji Miyashita - miya@spin.phys.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Takashi Miyake - t-miyake@aist.go.jp

Details: http://www.nims.go.jp/eng/research/group/electron-theory/employment/hdfqf1000009arpt.html

 


Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
University of Alabama
Posted: December 20, 2017

The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MTE) at The University of Alabama (UA) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Department Head. 

The University of Alabama has experienced unprecedented growth and prosperity over the last decade including significant increases in undergraduate and graduate enrollment within the College of Engineering. The MTE Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering as well as an interdisciplinary Ph.D. degree in Materials Science. The department is currently comprised of ten full-time faculty with active funded research and enrolls more than 150 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department has a strong history of research and teaching in the areas of solidification science and molten metal processing, materials characterization, mechanical behavior, thin film deposition, magnetic materials and devices, nanomaterials and computational materials science. It is also actively involved in a number of multidisciplinary research facilities and centers on campus including the Center for Materials for Information Technology, the UA Central Analytical Facility, and the UA Micro-Fabrication Facility. Numerous exciting opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research and innovative engineering education with the completion of the $300M Engineering and Science Complex, which provides nearly one million square feet of state-of-the-art research and instructional space. The MTE Department is located in the North Engineering Research Center and the Ray L. Farabee Metalcasting Laboratory, which together provide more than 100,000 net square feet dedicated to metallurgical and materials research. More information about the Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering can be found at http://mte.eng.ua.edu/.

Applicants must have: (i) earned doctoral degrees relevant to the program with at least one degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or in a closely related discipline; (ii) have academic achievements commensurate with a tenured appointment at the rank of Full Professor in MTE; (iii) a strong track record of sustained excellence in research, including extramural funding coupled with an appreciation of an academic research culture; and (iv) a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

The Department Head will be expected to provide visionary academic and administrative leadership to a dynamic faculty. Desirable attributes include: (i) the ability to promote sponsored research programs; (ii) catalyze new research and educational initiatives that mesh with the vision and goals of the College of Engineering; (iii) recruit, develop, and mentor faculty and students; (iv) leverage the multidisciplinary culture of the Department, College and University; (v) be familiar with curricular design and program accreditation processes, and (vi) interact with government, industry, other universities and alumni to build the stature of the program and foster economic development.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted and reviewed continuously until this position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, a vision statement and a list of at least three references with contact information. Applications must be submitted electronically at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu, requisition 0811077. For more information or to provide a nomination, please contact:

Dr. Mark L. Weaver, Professor 
Chair of Search Committee
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
The University of Alabama, Box 870202
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0202
Email: mweaver@eng.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-7073; Fax: 205-348-2164

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

 


Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering 
University of Alabama 
Posted: December 20, 2017

The Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering (MTE) at The University of Alabama (UA) seeks outstanding applicants at the Assistant Professor level. We are looking for a strong candidate in transportation materials. The applicant with expertise in the areas of transport phenomena in materials processing, chemical-metallurgy, mechanical metallurgy, and ferrous and nonferrous process metallurgy is encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Metallurgical Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program and to excel in teaching. 

The University of Alabama has experienced unprecedented growth and prosperity over the last decade including significant increases in undergraduate and graduate enrollment within the College of Engineering and the completion of the new North Engineering Research Center which has more than 100,000 net square feet dedicated to materials research. Transportation is one of the four priority research areas identified at UA. Additional opportunities and resources may be available through the Alabama Transportation Institute. The MTE department is currently comprised of ten full-time faculty members with active funded research grants and enrolls more than 150 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department has a strong history of research and teaching in the areas of solidification science, molten metal processing and computational materials science. More information about the Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering can be found at http://mte.eng.ua.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a list of at least three references with contact information. Applicants are required to apply electronically at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu, requisition 0811106. For more information, please contact:

Dr. R.G. Reddy, Professor
Chair of Search Committee,
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
The University of Alabama, Box 870202
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0202
Email: rreddy@eng.ua.edu 
Phone: 205-348-4246

The Department is committed to building a diverse educational environment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including minorities, women, and people with disabilities. The University of Alabama is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, Title IX, Section 504, ADA employer. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience level.

 


Interstate Brick
West Jordan, Utah
Posted: December 5, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY:   Interstate Brick is seeking to fill the position of Technical Director. This individual should be a licensed professional engineer with an emphasis in structures; 5 years’ experience in related field and have a strong understanding of all major building systems. Responsibilities include technical support of architects, engineers and owners. Attend and become active in industry associations: ASTM, TMS and MACS. Individual must have strong communication skills, be highly motivated, anxious to learn and work well with others. Some travel required. Position located in Utah.  

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Professional License and/or 5 years’ equivalent experience in related field.
Highly motivated, Anxious to learn.
Excellent verbal and written communication, problem solving and negotiating skills required. 
Requires ability to train less experienced personnel. 
Requires understanding of building systems and engineering concepts related to all building materials and specifically structural masonry. 
Requires professional communication skills sufficient to deal with job site workers, contractors, engineers and architects and owners. 
Requires a valid driver's license. 
Must be able to travel by air/car.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.  Reach with hands and arms.  Talk and listen.  Stand, walk, and sit.
Occasionally required to bend at the waist.  Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Up to 25% travel time required.

 
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Office environment with moderate noise.
Road conditions/airplane noise

Interested candidates should submit resume to PCBPRecruiter@paccoast.com







Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Virginia
Posted: November 30, 2017

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure‐track (assistant or associate) faculty position to further investigations in metal and ceramic additive manufacturing (AM) technologies. These technologies are already influencing a broad range of sectors, including aerospace, defense, and biomedical. At the same time, there are challenges related to process monitoring & control, integrated computational materials engineering (ICME) design, as well as certification and life prediction of AM components. Candidates who specialize in experimental, computational, theoretical or a combination of approaches are welcomed.

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree in MSE or a closely related field and possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The new faculty member will demonstrate the desire to develop a world‐class, sponsored‐research program centered on the mentoring of graduate students. She/he will perform service in support of the professional discipline, outreach, and academic self-governance. Opportunities exist to collaborate across the UVA schools of engineering and medicine and the University at large, including a joint appointment in the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering or other collaborating department.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search for Posting Number 0621745. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter stating your interest in the position along with research and teaching interests, contact information for three references, and a CV. The position will remain open until filled. For additional information about the position, please contact Sean Agnew, agnew@virginia.edu. For additional information about the application process, please contact Jeannie Reese, jsv7u@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computing 
Florida International University 
Posted: November 30, 2017

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University (FIU) invites applications for a tenure-track, open rank faculty position beginning Fall 2018. Outstanding candidates are sought with expertise in materials science and engineering with specialization in computational materials science, thermodynamics and kinetics of materials, and energy materials. Candidates with backgrounds in experimental, computational or theoretical expertise in above areas are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Materials Science and Engineering or a related field, demonstrated record of scholarly work commensurate with rank and commitment to teaching a diverse set of undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate is expected to establish a strong and externally-funded research program of high visibility. It is expected that candidate will actively contribute to the research environment that leads to collaboration between multiple departments, colleges and areas of pre-eminence research across the University. Faculty for consideration of a tenured appointment must have national/international recognition. The candidate will work closely with the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute (AMERI) and Center for the Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions (CeSMEC).  AMERI (https://ameri.fiu.edu) has extensive laboratory facilities for micro/nano fabrication and design, materials characterization including a class 100 clean room. CeSMEC is an interdisciplinary center for frontiers research in the areas of materials science, high-pressure physics and geophysics with linkages to metallurgy, ceramics and chemistry. 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 514342 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae with lists of publications and research grants, a statement of research experience and plans, a statement of teaching experience and interests, and contact information for three references as a single pdf file. References will be contacted as determined by the search committee.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 10, 2018.  Review will continue until the position is filled.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 


Missouri University of Science and Technology 
Advanced Manufacturing
Posted: November 30, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in advanced manufacturing, which includes additive manufacturing, bio-manufacturing, micro/nano-manufacturing, cyber-physical manufacturing systems, and other areas of novel manufacturing processes and systems. The appointment is anticipated to begin fall 2018.

With leading researchers and facilities for additive manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, and sensor-enabled intelligent manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing at Missouri S&T is on the way to develop into a world-class research enterprise. Missouri S&T currently has three industrially relevant national research centers: the Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies; the Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center; and a site of the NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center in Intelligent Maintenance Systems.

Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, systems engineering, materials science, computer science or related fields.  The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate the potential to establish and grow a strong research program and will participate in all aspects of Missouri S&T’s mission, which includes research, teaching and service. The successful candidate will be housed in the academic department that most closely matches the candidate’s qualifications.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities.  Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery.  Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication.  With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population.  Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Candidates should include the following with their letter of application: 1. current curriculum vitae; 2. statement of research plans including areas in which the candidate has an interest in collaborating with other faculty; 3. statement of teaching philosophy; and 4. names and contact information for at least three references. All application materials must have position reference number (00061906) in order to be processed.

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018 and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.  All application materials must be electronically submitted to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resource Office at: http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/. Acceptable electronic formats that can be used include PDF and Word. 

The final candidate is required to provide an official transcript showing completion of the terminal degree listed in the application materials submitted. Copies of transcripts must be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials. Failure to provide the official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer. 

Missouri S&T is an AA/EO Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as Vietnam-era veteran. Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Missouri University of Science and Technology participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at: 1-800-464-3218. 

 


Department of Mining and Materials Engineering 
McGill University
Posted: November, 28 2017

The Department of Mining and Materials Engineering at McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in materials engineering at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on years of experience. The expected appointment start date is August 1, 2018. The salary will be commensurate with experience.

We are particularly interested in hiring in the area of “High-temperature materials thermochemistry and processing” with particular emphasis on ability to teach and conduct research in thermodynamics and computational modeling and experimentation of high-temperature metallurgical/materials processes. In terms of research, candidates working in the areas of pyrometallurgy, process & extractive metallurgy and high-temperature chemical processing of inorganic materials are particularly welcomed to apply. Excellent candidates with research activities and interests in other materials process engineering areas may also be considered.

The Department is home to two programs. Materials Engineering, housed at the Wong Building, has excellent lab facilities and a faculty complement of 16 professors and 1 Faculty Lecturer with strong activities in several research areas-see 2016 Annual Report at: http://www.mcgill.ca/minmat/. Of note is the new modern High-Temperature Materials Research Facility renovated currently via $6M government/university funding. The Department is committed to excellence in teaching in its undergraduate and graduate programs and values service contributions of its Faculty members to the University, the profession and society at large. The successful candidate will play a leading role in maintaining McGill’s international reputation of excellence in research, teaching and service.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., preferably with a first degree in metallurgical/materials science & engineering or another allied engineering field. Evidence of outstanding research achievements, or research potential as evidenced by publication in leading journals in the field, is indispensable.  Preferred qualifications include dedication to an environment that supports diversity of population and perspectives; as our students come from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and backgrounds, we invite candidates to address in their application their ability to teach, supervise, and mentor in this context. 

Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required.

Applications will be reviewed starting on January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit, by email, applications which include their resume, statements outlining their experience, interests & plans in teaching and research, names and addresses of at least three referees who can write letters of recommendation on their behalf, and copies of up to five recent key publications to:

Chair, Materials Faculty Search Committee
Email: position.mm@mcgill.ca 

McGill University is among the top research intensive academic institutions in Canada, consistently ranked in the top universities worldwide in a number of recent surveys.  McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please  reference  the  source  of  the  ad  when  applying  for,  or  enquiring  about,  this  job announcement.

 


Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering 
The California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Posted: November 9, 2017

The California State Polytechnic University, Pomona – Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position in Materials Engineering.  For information, contact: Faculty Search Committee, Chemical and Materials Engineering Department, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768; by telephone at (909) 869-2626; by e-mail at cwlopez@cpp.edu;  or on the web at http://www.cpp.edu/~faculty-affairs/open-positions/college-unit/eg/cme1.shtml.  The review of completed applications will begin on January 29, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The University is an EO/AA employer and only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions.

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Posted: January 15, 2018

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