Assistant Professor Position

The University of Alabama 
Departments of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and Mechanical Engineering 
Posted: November 1, 2019

The departments of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama look to fill an open assistant professor tenure-track faculty position with an individual with expertise in advanced manufacturing of metallic materials with a focus on molten metal processing. Specific areas of interest could include metal powder alloying, metal powder atomization, additive manufacturing, welding, and high pressure die casting. The successful candidate will fill a faculty position in either the department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering or Mechanical Engineering depending on the candidate’s academic credentials, preference and specific technical focus. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program and to excel in teaching.

The University of Alabama currently enrolls more than 38,000 students and employs more than 2000 full and part-time faculty members in 13 colleges and schools. The College of Engineering is comprised of seven academic departments with more than 6,000 students, and the College will be home to more than 150 tenure/tenure-track faculty following the current search. The College also houses nine research centers and is active in the University’s four new research institutes. The College occupies well over 500,000 square feet of state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, including the $300 million Shelby Engineering and Science Quadrangle completed in 2014 and the newly reopened $22 million renovated H.M. Comer. The Carnegie Foundation has recognized The University of Alabama with its Very High Research Activity status (formerly known as R1 status).

Applicants are required to apply electronically at, requisition 0812244.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. S.R. Daniewicz
Chair of Search Committee, Department Chair, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
The University of Alabama, Box 8702023030 H.M. Comer Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0202

The department is committed to building a diverse educational environment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including minorities, women and people with disabilities.