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Department of Aerospace Engineering 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Posted: December 13, 2018

The Department of Aerospace Engineering (AE), is seeking applicants for the position of Laboratory Operations Manager. The incumbent will manage composite/additive manufacturing facilities and work with faculty members and students on all composite/additive manufacturing projects.

A Bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, or field related to the position and three years of professional experience in a materials research, testing, or processing laboratory in composites and/or additive manufacturing are required.

To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at and upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (transcripts or diploma) by January 7, 2019. An online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Leslie Lewin Reinhart (

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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University of California, Irvine
Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation in the Samueli School of Engineering 
Posted: December 12, 2018

The Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation (IDMI) in the Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine is spearheading an effort to hire a cluster of 5 faculty members in the general field of Science and Engineering of Advanced Manufacturing. Appointments will be made in one of the departments of the School of Engineering. These positions will leverage significant campus resources in the area of Additive Manufacturing ( and the world-class infrastructure in Materials Characterization ( The research expertise and interests of the candidates should align with at least one of the following areas: (1) Experimental Materials Science of Manufacturing Processes; (2) Design for manufacturing; (3) Artificial Intelligence for manufacturing; (4) Control of advanced manufacturing processes; (5) Design and fabrication of novel manufacturing processes and systems.

Applications must be received by January 10, 2019 to receive full consideration. All positions will remain open until filled. More information about this search and application instructions are available at


Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Michigan Technological University 

As part of the cluster hire at the interface of artificial intelligence, big data, and computation (, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Senior level individuals with exceptional records will also be considered. Research thrust areas of interest include (but not limited to): (i) computer vision for microstructure analysis and feature extraction (ii) machine learning for automated mining of big data generated from digital instrumentation, including ‘5 V’ problems associated with atomic to nanometer scale collection, manipulation and interpretation from atomic resolution STEM (iii) computer simulation for interpretation of imaging, diffraction, property measurements, etc. (iv) expert system development for accelerated design of new material compositions and discovery of processing-microstructure-property relationships. We seek candidates who will help define their discipline by creating and exploiting new digital tools and techniques and collaborate across experimental and computational materials research.

Applications should be submitted online at For more information about this hire ( and the department (, please contact the Department Chair Dr. Stephen L. Kampe at

Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE Institution receiving two National Science Foundation grants to increase the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented/under-served individuals in STEM. Candidates are invited to bring a guest to an on-campus interview; additional details on dual career explorations in our Partner Engagement Program can be found here:


Applied Science at the University of British Columbia 
Vancouver, BC, Canada 
Posted: November 28, 2018

The Faculty of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks outstanding individuals for up to 2 tenure-track positions in the Educational Leadership stream, rank to be determined commensurate with background and career stage. The successful candidates will be appointed or jointly appointed in the Department of Materials or Mechanical Engineering. The starting date of the position will be July 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Faculty of Applied Science at UBC has recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. Over this period, the Faculty has distinguished itself with excellence in teaching and research. The Faculty is now embarking on the creation of a new, undergraduate program in Manufacturing Engineering. The successful candidate(s) is expected to take a leading role in enhancing the teaching and learning environment in the Manufacturing Engineering program. This includes the development and delivery of core courses in the Manufacturing engineering curriculum, active participation in capstone design projects, development of undergraduate laboratories and enriching the learning experience of students. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate level and it is required that he/she will be highly engaged in curriculum development and pedagogical innovation and to develop and implement innovative teaching practices related to design and laboratory education. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to experience with manufacturing processes, applied digital and analogue instrumentation, material characterization and testing, data acquisition and analysis, mechatronic systems and software for mechatronics applications, advanced quality systems and statistical process control.

Applicants must have either demonstrated or possess a clear potential and interest in achieving excellence in teaching and learning, in educational leadership and in providing service to the University and community. Industrial experience particularly would be an asset.

The candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree, or equivalent, in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Materials Engineering, or a closely related field, and will be expected to register as a Professional Engineer in British Columbia. Undergraduate teaching will primarily take place in the new Manufacturing undergraduate program. Further information on the Faculty of Applied Science is available at

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement (1-2 pages) of technical and teaching interests and accomplishments, including information on how their teaching contributes to a diverse academic environment, and the names and addresses (e-mail included) of four referees. Applications must be submitted online at


Applied Science at the University of British Columbia 
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted: November 28, 2018

The Faculty of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks outstanding individuals for up to 5 tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of advanced manufacturing. The successful candidates will be appointed or jointly appointed in the Department of Materials or Mechanical Engineering. The starting date of the position will be July 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Faculty is now embarking on the creation of a new, undergraduate program in Manufacturing Engineering that would be offered at both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. We are seeking dynamic, emerging leaders in the field of manufacturing whose focus for teaching and research is digital manufacturing. Building on our strengths, we aim to build strengths on both campuses in order to lead the development of innovative processes and technologies that will transform the current manufacturing landscape. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to modelling and simulation of manufacturing processes and systems, additive manufacturing, precision manufacturing, integrated computational materials and manufacturing engineering, integration of smart devices/structures in manufacturing machines and manufactured systems, artificial intelligence, deep learning and machine learning in the manufacturing environment and robot assisted manufacturing. For all these areas, there is an interest in both computational and experimental approaches with an emphasis on integration, validation and implementation of solutions to solve challenges in manufacturing. Each position will be based on the need of and fit within the departments and the Manufacturing Engineering program and will ideally complement the research areas in the departments.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement (1-2 pages) of technical and teaching interests and accomplishments, including information on how their research and/or teaching contribute to a diverse academic environment, and the names and addresses (e-mail included) of four referees. Applications must be submitted online at


Mechanical Engineering Department
California State University, Sacramento
Posted: November 19, 2018

The Mechanical Engineering Department at California State University, Sacramento invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2019.

Materials: The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or closely related field completed by August 2019. A strong background in materials science engineering, properties, processing and structures is required. Preferred additional knowledge and expertise areas include advanced materials processing and characterization, corrosion, additive manufacturing, and manufacturing of traditional and advanced materials. For a detailed vacancy announcement, including application procedures, please visit (

For this position, a strong commitment to quality teaching is essential. The successful candidates will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and laboratories, including capstone design, advise students and engage in scholarly activities. The candidates must demonstrate the ability to work with diverse groups.

The department offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs in mechanical engineering. California State University, Sacramento is an AA/EEO employer. Clery Act statistics are available. The candidate filling this position may hold mandated reporter requirements under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act. Background check, including criminal, will be required.


Arconic Inc.
Farmington Hills, MI 
Posted: November 14, 2018

Sr Staff Application Engineer @ Arconic Inc. (Farmington Hills, MI) F/T Serve as prncpl techncl liasion btwn Arconic & select major estblshd Original Equipment Mnfctrr (OEM) & Tier cstmrs. Establsh & lead the strategies to achve the most cost effctve mnfctrng apprchs for alumnm body, closures & strctral panels & process imprvmnts/cost redctns at clients' stamping & assmbly facilities. Travel reqd approx 5-10% of time to client & manufctrng locatns. Reqs Master's deg, or frgn eqvlnt, in Mchncl Engg, Metallrgcl Engg, Materials Engg or rltd field & 2 yrs of exp in job offrd or as Apps Engr or rltd. Altrntvly, emp will accpt Bachelor's deg plus 5 yrs of prgessvly resp experience. Exp must include: indstrl manfctrng exp; wrking w/ direct automotive OEM or tier supplier; identifying & pursuing growth opps; providing engg design & dvlpmnt direction; supprtng material dvlpmnt, qualification & selectn; utilizing FEA/Computer Simulation to evaluate prdctn aluminum automotive components; & utlzng undrstndng of cast & extruded aluminum alloy prodcts & their critical prfrmnce chrctristics. Empl will accept any suita combo of edu, training or exp.  Mail resume to Veronica Schrock @ Arconic Inc, 4879 State St, Bettendorf, IA 52722. Ref Job title.

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Virginia
Posted: November 1, 2018

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applicants with expertise in additive manufacturing with metallic materials for a tenured/tenure-track open rank faculty position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). The additive manufacturing (AM) 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 and control, integrated computational materials engineering 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.

Advancing additive manufacturing technology is an area of growing strength at UVA Engineering, which builds upon the established expertise in far-from-equilibrium processing (laser, e-beam, etc.), materials degradation (corrosion, oxidation, cracking, etc.), cyber-physical systems, and orthopedic implants. It is also noted that UVA is a charter member of the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), along with key industry partners Airbus, Arconic/Alcoa, Rolls-Royce Aerospace, and Siemens. CCAM has a focus on AM technology development.

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree in MSE or a closely related field and have 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. They 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 and search for Posting Number 0624219. 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. 

Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled. 

For additional information about the position, please contact Leonid Zhigilei at

For additional information about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos at

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With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and percentages of women engineering students among public universities, UVA is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission.  


University of Wisconsin-Madison 
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Posted: October 25, 2018

Deadline: January 14, 2019
Type: Tenured, tenure-track
Employment type: full time

This position is part of a campus-wide cluster initiative to expand and broaden expertise in quantum science and engineering at UW-Madison. As part of the initiative there are new position vacancies in the Departments of Physics (PVL 96089), Electrical & Computer Engineering (96215), and this position in Materials Science & Engineering (96210). It is anticipated that successful candidates will develop strong collaborations with existing quantum research at UW-Madison, as well as with other hires under this cluster program, and with external research centers.

The position in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering is at the tenure-track level. We seek a faculty candidate to build a research program on synthesis of quantum materials. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in topics that include, but are not necessarily limited to, creating individually addressable electronic-state-defects (e.g. N-V centers in diamond, SiC), novel topological insulator materials, semiconductor heterostructures exhibiting quantum effects, edge states in two-dimensional materials, and other emerging directions. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate campus-wide with ongoing efforts in these and related areas in order to advance the materials basis for quantum science and technologies, including practical future quantum computing systems.

Tenure home will be determined at the time of hire based on the selected candidates qualifications and interests. Further information regarding this initiative can be found at:

Please see application instructions in the official position vacancy listing through:

Requirements: PhD or equivalent degree in Materials or a related field. 2 years research experience; an outstanding reputation in the field.


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Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering 
George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University
Posted: October 22, 2018

The Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering in the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track position in materials science at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with an expected start date of July 1, 2019.
We seek an individual who has demonstrated excellence in the following area in materials science: advanced structural characterization with emphasis on modern transmission electron microscopy techniques. Preference will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work rather than to the sub-area of research. A successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in a closely related discipline with some post-PhD research and teaching experience. 

Applicants are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Successful applicants must also have a strong commitment to, and potential for excellence in, teaching, research, and service. 

Applications should include a detailed curriculum vita that includes a list of publications, a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of at least four references with references’ postal and email addresses, and telephone and fax information. Interested candidates may apply online at

Rice University is a private, comprehensive research university located in the heart of Houston’s dynamic Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center.  It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees across eight schools and has a student body of approximately 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  Rice consistently ranks among the top 20 national universities and the top 10 in undergraduate teaching (US News & World Report); its endowment ranks among the top 20 of US universities.

The George R. Brown School of Engineering ranks among the top 20 of undergraduate engineering programs and is strongly committed to nurturing the aspirations of faculty, staff and students in an inclusive environment.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.


Department of Materials Science and Engineering 
Iowa State University 
Posted: October 2, 2018

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State University ( invites nominations and applications for the position of Department Chair. The chair is responsible for the scope and effectiveness of the teaching, research and outreach 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; commitment to safety and to have demonstrated professional leadership, including strong communication and team building skills.

To view the complete description of this position, please visit: 

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.



Department of Materials Science and Engineering 
University of Wisconsin-Madison 
Posted: October 2, 2018

Assistant Professor – Materials Science and Engineering
Deadline: December 14, 2018
Type: Tenured, tenure track
Salary: Negotiable
Employment type: full time

Assistant Professor; alloys
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks new faculty at the Assistant Professor level.

Particular areas of interest include design of metal alloys and related materials for sustainability and service under extreme conditions, including ultrahigh temperatures and aggressive environments. 

Research incorporating synthesis, characterization, and simulation is of particular interest, as is research that complements existing efforts in high temperature materials, nuclear materials, and advanced manufacturing across the College of Engineering.

Successful candidates will be teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses; supervising graduate student research; developing and directing a strong, funded research program; participating in departmental and university faculty governance; and contributing to professional and public service.

Please see application instructions in the official position vacancy listing through:

Requirements: PhD or equivalent degree in Materials or a related field. 2 years research experience; an outstanding reputation in the field.


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

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in our department should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.

The department offers BS, MS, MEng, and PhD degrees in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) in the College of Engineering. The department educates students in the fundamental science and engineering principles relevant to materials, emphasizing the relationships between processing, nano/microstructure, characterization, properties, processing and design of advanced materials. The program trains students in the experimental and computational skills for a professional career, graduate study and advanced research in MSE. The duties will include (but are not limited to) teaching or co-teaching a course including: lecturing, holding office hours, grading and administering exams and coursework, managing and mentoring graders and teaching assistants, course preparation, holding discussion or lab sections and additional duties as needed.

Positions are typically part-time. Instructors teaching a course with three hours of lecture per week will normally be appointed at 33% time during the quarter; exact percentages depend on contact hours and other assigned duties. Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Consult or for our on-line application procedure and requirements. The positions will remain open until filled; but to assure full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than 11:59 pm PST August 31, 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:

Texas A&M Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Posted: June 27, 2018

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the area of mechanical behavior of advanced structural materials.  Although candidates at the assistant professor level are preferred, exceptionally well-qualified applicants will be considered for appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. The successful applicant will have a unique opportunity to interface with growing interests and capabilities at the university in mechanical phenomena at very small scales (micro- and nano-) and how they influence and control macro-scale deformation and failure. Relevant expertise includes new mechanical testing methods, including those used at small scales, and advanced microstructural characterization techniques for examining deformation microstructures. The successful applicant will be required to teach, advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities, and serve the profession. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants should consult the department’s website to review our academic and research programs ( 

Applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned doctoral degree in materials science and engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Applicants should submit one merged pdf file that contains a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at . Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 31, 2018. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin Fall 2019.

Texas A&M Engineering is all Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employers committed to diversity. It is the policy of these members to recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. 

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