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The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) 
Pittsburgh, PA
Posted: November 8, 2017

 

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) has an immediate opening for a Technical Initiatives Specialist.  The specialist is responsible for development, support, and implementation of efforts in key strategic areas of TMS. The position is within and supports the technical (science and engineering) department at TMS, but involves interacting across all TMS departments (e.g., events, marketing and communication, publications, membership). Additionally, the position interfaces directly with TMS volunteers, committees and other TMS member groups on various meetings and projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Support the Technical Director and Technical Project Leader in the preparation and execution of workshops and road-mapping studies, meetings, technical reports, and grant proposals.
  • Work with staff and external customers (as staff lead or participant) in contributing to the execution of a variety of TMS initiatives and the development of products and services.
  • Work with TMS staff, volunteer/member committees and/or special project teams, to coordinate planning, develop content for agendas, and in some cases lead in-person, on-line or teleconference meetings.
  • Complete background research and report findings, as needed, to address the development and execution of TMS initiatives, products, and services.
  • Assist TMS staff and volunteers on projects as needs arise.
  • Position includes duties that require travel.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in a technical (e.g., engineering, science, technology) or related field.
  2. Excellent written and verbal communications skills and proficiency in technical writing and presentation.
  3. Ability to organize and lead committees and other teams of customers (volunteers) via web conferences, teleconferences, emails, and in-person meetings.
  4. Ability to work well in independent and team-based environments.
  5. Comfortable in working with spreadsheets and project management software.
  6. Strict attention to detail, and ability to multitask and prioritize.
  7. An entrepreneurial, “roll up your sleeves” spirit that realizes value in all tasks, large and small, likes to learn by doing, and desires continuous improvement and innovation.
  8. Two or more years of work experience preferred.
  9. Ability to travel occasionally.

Interested candidates should submit resume to hr@tms.org. No phone calls, please.

EOE

Who we are
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is a professional society that connects minerals, metals, and materials scientists and engineers who work in industry, academia, and government positions around the world. We create networking, publication, and professional development opportunities by convening international conferences, publishing books and journals, administering awards, conducting short courses and training, and developing standards for the professions we serve.

TMS currently supports nearly 13,000 professional and student members on six continents. 

TMS Diversity Statement
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is committed to advancing diversity in the minerals, metals, and materials professions, and to promoting an inclusive professional culture that welcomes and engages all who seek to contribute to the field. TMS recognizes that a diverse minerals, metals, and materials workforce is critical to ensuring that all viewpoints, perspectives, and talents are brought to bear in addressing complex science and engineering challenges. To build and nurture this diverse professional community, TMS welcomes and actively engages the participation of underrepresented groups in all of its initiatives and endeavors.


Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering 
Arizona State University
Posted: November 13, 2017

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) are hiring faculty to support a broad initiative in advanced processing and manufacturing.  In conjunction with that initiative, we seek applicants for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in the areas of, processing and manufacturing of advanced materials; design, and modeling/simulation. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, additive manufacturing of metallic and ceramic materials, innovative manufacturing approaches, integration of multiple materials in complex systems, and mechanics of architectured materials.

We seek applicants who will contribute to our programs and will leverage investments by the University in promoting interdisciplinary teaching and research.  These investments include, among others, the Center for 4D Materials Science (https://4dms.engineering.asu.edu), the Flexible Electronics and Display Center (https://flexdisplay.asu.edu), Lightworks (https://sustainability.asu.edu/lightworks),  and the Biodesign Institute (https://biodesign.asu.edu), along with academic programs across the University.  The current openings are intended to broaden our expertise and expand collaborations.

Appointments will be at the assistant, associate or full professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2018.   Although the faculty appointment may be in any of the six Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy are currently among the most involved in the interest areas of the search.

Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and undertake service activities. 

Required qualifications:
Earned doctorate in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field
Demonstrated evidence of research capability
Commitment to teaching excellence as appropriate to the candidate’s rank

Desired qualifications:
A commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to research and teaching

Review of applications will begin December 22, 2017 if not filled, reviews will occur on the 1st and 15th of the month thereafter until the search is closed.  Apply at: https://hiring.engineering.asu.edu/. Candidates will be asked to submit the following documents through their Interfolio Dossier.
Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Teaching Statement 
Research statement
Contact information for three references

For more information or questions about these positions, please contact the search committee chairs Professor Nik Chawla (nchawla@asu.edu) and Professor Jerry Lin (Jerry.Lin@asu.edu).

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  See ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and the Title IX statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

 


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.

Department of Materials Engineering 
University of Concepcion 
Posted: November 9, 2017

The Department of Materials Engineering at University of Concepcion is offering a full time Assistant/Associate/Full Professor academic positions. The applicants must possess a full time doctoral degree (Ph.D) in either Materials Science or Materials Engineering or related discipline, with an academic background and commitment to quality research and teaching.  The candidate with research experience in the area of metallic materials and alloys, with good number of international scientific publications and research projects is needed.  The candidate should be able to speak Spanish and supposed to assume the position by March 2018.

The University of Concepcion is one of the top three universities in Chile with more than 25,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The University campus in Concepcion is situated in the beautiful environmental location, comprises of various infrastructures bounded with gardens, meadows, forests and lagoon turned as one of best choice for the students, researchers and academicians.

The Department of Materials Engineering (www.materiales.udec.cl) is one of the best departments in the campus performing at par with international standards in research and development. The Department of Materials Engineering currently offers undergraduate degree in materials engineering and doctoral degree (Ph.D) in materials science and engineering.

The interested applicants must submit their full CV along with two recommendation letters by mail to ccarrascoc@udec.cl and ccamurri@udec.cl on or before 31st December 2017.

 


Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering 
George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University
Posted: November 2, 2017

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, 2018.
 
We seek an individual who has demonstrated excellence in one (preferably both) of the following areas in materials science: (1) Functional ceramic/electronic materials including synthesis, device fabrication and materials physics of these systems (2) Advanced structural characterization techniques with emphasis on electron microscopy related 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 https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/12175.

Candidates from under-represented groups, including women, are encouraged to apply. This position will be kept open until filled but priority will be given to applications received before December 31, 2017. For information about the Department, visit our website at http://www.msne.rice.edu/

Rice University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. 

 


University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Department of Material Science and Engineering

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of structural materials. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, thermodynamics and kinetics of metals and alloys, structural alloy design and synthesis, phase transformation, solidification, mechanical behavior, metal forming and joining, corrosion, and additive manufacturing. Candidates with backgrounds in experimental, theoretical, and/or computational materials research in the areas mentioned above are all encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to establish strong sponsored research programs in collaboration with faculty members at the University and encouraged to develop collaborations with scientists at the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). 

Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in materials science and engineering, metallurgy, or closely related field of study and have an established record of excellence in their area of specialization. The successful candidate must also have a balanced perspective on research and teaching/mentoring of the subjects mentioned above at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Application package should be submitted as a single (PDF) electronic file to MSESearch1@utk.edu. The required documents are: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae including a list of publications, (3) the names and contact information (address, phone number, and email address) of five professional references, (4) a research statement (maximum two pages), (5) a teaching statement (maximum two pages), and (6) copies of three most significant papers. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is on or after August 1, 2018. 

The MSE Department is entering a significant new era and plays an important role in the college’s and university's vision to become a Top-25 public research institution and to take advantage of unique opportunities for research partnerships with ORNL. MSE also interacts with research centers including the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials (JIAM), Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences (JINS – Shull Wollan Center), Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (JICS), Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS), Center for Materials Processing (CMP), and the Scintillation Materials Research Center (SMRC). The Department has a current enrollment of approximately 200 students, including 120 undergraduates and 80 graduate students, with 19 tenured/tenure-track faculty with over $11 million in annual research expenditure and approximately 30 other adjunct and research faculty, many with joint appointments at ORNL or other departments within the Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) (http://www.engr.utk.edu/mse/). The TCE, with eight academic departments with more than 3,000 and 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students, respectively, is ranked by US News as 33rd among public colleges of engineering granting the PhD. 

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

 


Department of Materials Science and Engineering 
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program in the area of advanced functional materials. Examples include, but are not limited to: 2D materials, nanoscale device synthesis and characterization, spintronics, micro/nanomagnetics, and novel scanning probe spectroscopies. Candidates with backgrounds in experimental, theoretical, and/or computational materials research in the areas mentioned above are all encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to establish sponsored research programs in collaboration with faculty members at the University and is encouraged to develop collaborations with scientists at nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). 

Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in materials science and engineering, physics, or closely related field of study and have an established record of excellence in their area of specialization. The successful candidate must also have a balanced perspective on research and teaching/mentoring of the subjects mentioned above at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Application package should be submitted as a single (PDF) electronic file to MSESearch2@utk.edu. The required documents are: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae including a list of publications, (3) the names and contact information (address, phone number, and email address) of five professional references, (4) a research statement (maximum two pages), (5) a teaching statement (maximum two pages), and (6) copies of three most significant papers. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is on or after August 1, 2018. 

The MSE department is entering a significant new era and plays an important role in the college’s and university's vision to become a Top-25 public research institution and to take advantage of unique opportunities for research partnerships with ORNL. MSE also interacts with research centers including the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials (JIAM), Shull Wollan Center (Neutron Sciences), the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (JICS), Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS), Center for Materials Processing (CMP), and the Scintillation Materials Research Center (SMRC). The Department has a current enrollment of approximately 200 students, including 120 undergraduates and 80 graduate students, with 19 tenured/tenure-track faculty with over $11 million in annual research expenditure and approximately 30 other adjunct and research faculty, many with joint appointments at ORNL or other departments within the Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) (http://www.engr.utk.edu/mse/). The TCE, with eight academic departments with more than 3,000 and 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students, respectively, is ranked by US News as 33rd among public colleges of engineering granting the Ph.D. 

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

 


Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan
Posted: October 25, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of Michigan (U-M) seeks applicants and nominations for the position of Department Chair. The University of Michigan Mechanical Engineering Department is home to 68 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 21 research faculty, 56 staff, over 450 graduate students (including over 250 Ph.D. students) and 800 undergraduate students. U-M ME is well known for its outstanding strengths in major mechanical engineering core disciplines as well as in interdisciplinary and emerging thematic areas. The Department is consistently ranked among the top nationwide and worldwide by various ranking systems, such as the QS World rankings, U.S. News & World Report, and the National Research Council Ph.D. Program Assessments. More information about the Department can be found at: http://me.engin.umich.edu/.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar with an earned doctorate in a research field related to Mechanical Engineering and will have an exemplary record of achievement in research, teaching and service at a level commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor. The person must also possess visionary leadership abilities, a broad appreciation for the diverse perspectives within Mechanical Engineering, and a strong interest in promoting sponsored research programs and mentoring faculty. The qualified candidate should be able to lead and support the faculty to ensure that learning of the highest quality flourishes at all levels, from undergraduate education to graduate and post-doctoral research. The candidate must be able to work with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and administrators to achieve common goals, to build upon a supportive and inclusive climate and to maintain and enhance rapport with alumni and industry representatives.

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus, and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do. Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/.

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair, and inclusive environment—can be found at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer. Underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. The College of Engineering is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, service, and administrative leadership activities to the diversity and excellence of the academic community and who will build collaborative ties with other departments within the College of Engineering and the University. The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual career families.

Applicants should electronically submit a detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter describing professional background, qualifications, and leadership experience as well as a two-page synopsis of their views on the current challenges and opportunities facing mechanical engineering education and research. The deadline for ensuring full consideration of an application is December 1, 2017, but the position will remain open and applications may still be considered until the appointment is made. The search will be conducted in confidence until finalists are invited for campus visits at which time professional references will be contacted.

Please submit your application to the following: Web: https://apply.interfolio.com/44562

If you have any questions regarding the web application submittal process or other inquiries please contact Professor André L. Boehman, Chair, ME Search Committee, at boehman@umich.edu.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
Posted: October 19, 2017

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications for several tenure-track faculty positions to begin July 2018 or thereafter. Appointments will be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level. In special cases, a senior faculty appointment may be possible. 

We will consider exceptional candidates in all areas relevant to the mission and vision of the department, but the department is especially looking for candidates to expand or strengthen its current areas of: 
1. Environmental Fluid Mechanics, in the context of Coastal Engineering and Coastal Resiliency 
2. Transportation and Systems, in the context of Autonomy, Urban Mobility, Smart Services and Cyberphysical Systems 
3. Geomechanics, in the context of Natural Hazards and Urban Environments 
4. Design for Sustainability, especially in the context of Structural Engineering 

The candidate should have demonstrated excellence in original research and demonstrate strong fundamental knowledge in a core area. Faculty responsibilities will include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, developing course materials, student advising, conducting original scholarly research, and supervision of student research. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. by the beginning of employment. 

Applications are being accepted electronically at https://school-of-engineering-faculty-search.mit.edu/ceesearch/. Each application must include: a curriculum vitae; the names and addresses of three or more references, a two-page strategic statement of research interests, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and electronic copies of no more than three representative publications. It is the responsibility of the candidate to arrange for reference letters to be uploaded at https://school-of-engineering-facultysearch.mit.edu/letters/

Applications received by December 15, 2017, will be given priority. With MIT’s strong commitment to diversity in engineering education, research and practice we especially encourage minorities and women to apply. 

Further information about the department can be found at https://cee.mit.edu and https://cee.mit.edu/people/faculty-search/. Questions may be directed to Professor Markus J. Buehler; Department Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 1- 290, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA or by Email (mbuehler@MIT.EDU). 

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

 


Materials Science and Engineering
University of Pennsylvania 
Posted: October 16, 2017

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania initiated a period of significant growth in 2015 that has resulted in 30 new faculty hires of which four are in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.  The department is continuing this aggressive, multi-year hiring effort by seeking a tenure-track assistant professor.  Exceptional applicants for tenured associate and full professor positions may also be considered. 

Applicants from all materials-related research areas are invited to apply, especially those with expertise in (1) materials for health sciences, (2) electronic materials, and (3) structural materials.  Additional descriptions of these research areas and the Penn Engineering’s strategic plan are available (www.mse.seas.upenn.edu/faculty-staff/index.php).

Applications must be submitted online http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1290 and  include a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, a short (5 page limit) research statement, a teaching statement and the names of three references (with contact information) who could provide letters of recommendation. The cover letter should describe the applicant’s most significant scientific accomplishment as a graduate student and as a postdoc, the applicant‘s overall goals/vision for a research program at Penn, and the experience and qualifications that make the applicant particularly well-suited to achieve those goals.
 
Review of applications will begin immediately with a deadline of January 2, 2018.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability , veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Posted: September 25, 2017

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) seeks candidates for a tenured or tenure track faculty position to begin July 2018 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, research, and super-vision of student research. With the opening of MIT’s new MIT.nano central facility for materials synthesis and characterization, DMSE is seeking research leadership in the area of materials characterization. Appointments at all levels from Assistant Professor up to tenured Full Professor are possible for the present position.

MIT has a number of Institute-wide initia-tives under way or in development, on topics that include Manufacturing, Ener-gy, Environment, Health, and Data. Indi-viduals who can connect to these initia-tives are of interest. 

Requirements:
A Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or a related field
Deep knowledge of the core of advanced materials characterization, including development and deployment of new and high-resolution methods in microscopy, diffraction, spectroscopy, in situ and in operando techniques for inorganic and organic materials 

To Apply:
Interested candidates may apply online at http://dmsefacsrch.mit.edu

Each application should include: a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and a statement of experience in collaborative materials research facilities and leadership. We request that each candidate arrange for 3 letters of reference to be uploaded at http://dmsefacsrch.mit.edu/letters/

Questions should be addressed to DMSE-Search-Master@dmsefacsrch.mit.edu.
 
Applications will be evaluated as they are received, with fullest consideration given to those received by October 31, 2017.
 
We especially encourage minorities and women to apply because of MIT’s strong commitment to diversity in engineering education, research and practice.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orien-tation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.


Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM)
Full-time Lecturer in Materials Science & Engineering
Posted: September 20, 2017

The Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Materials Science and Engineering to begin on February 1, 2018. This position is renewable for 1-year terms, depending on departmental need and satisfactory performance. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, to assist with elective/laboratory courses, and to develop new courses or course components related to Material Science and Engineering.   In addition, the Lecturer will be expected to participate in the management of the undergraduate and graduate programs within the institute, including development/ management of PRISM teaching laboratories, course advising, mentoring, and other educational outreach activities. 

We are looking for an experienced Lecturer who has demonstrated excellence in the classroom.  The successful candidate will be expected to create a climate that embraces inclusivity and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring; one that incorporates creative approaches to teaching that enhance the student’s learning experience.  Although not required, a track record of peer-reviewed publications in the field of Materials Science and Engineering is considered a plus.  

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including publications), a statement of teaching experience/philosophy and any additional material relevant to the applicant’s teaching abilities (such as prior teaching evaluations, student comments, etc.), and contact information for three references.

Essential Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a PhD in Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry or related fields, and classroom teaching experience with demonstrated excellence designing and teaching a variety of courses in Materials Sciences.  
For full consideration, please apply by November 1, 2017 by visiting this link: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/3362 

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

 


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Posted: September 12, 2017

Deadline: November 15, 2017
Type: Tenured, tenure track
Salary: Negotiable
Employment type: full time
Assistant Professor; nanomaterials

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 nanomaterials, especially the integration and assembly of nanostructures into larger functional structures and materials, bio-inspired hierarchical materials design, and the interdisciplinary area between soft and electronic nanomaterials. Specific areas include (but are not limited to) soft electronic materials or hy-brids that connect with our current nanomaterial design efforts in the areas of next-generation flexible electronics, hu-man-machine interfaces, and environmental and sustainable materials.

Successful candidates will teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses; supervise graduate student research; develop and direct a strong, funded research program; participate in departmental and university faculty governance; and contribute to professional and public service.

Please see application instructions in the official position vacancy listing: http://go.wisc.edu/mse-facultysearch 

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

 


OPEN BANK ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL TRACK TITLES
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
Posted: September 7, 2017

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 candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. The successful candidate 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 (http://engineering.tamu.edu/materials). 

Required Education and Experience:
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in materials science and engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.  

Other Requirements:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at www.tamengineeringjobs.com. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2017. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin in the fall of 2018.

EEOC Statement: 
The members of Texas A&M Engineering are 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.

 


POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH POSITION 
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Posted: September 6, 2017

A postdoctoral research position is available starting Fall 2017 in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico. The research of the prospective candidate will focus on development and characterization of nanocomposites for applications at very high irradiation doses and high temperatures. The research is funded by a recent Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) award in collaboration with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

The applicant is expected to hold a PhD degree in Nuclear Eng., Materials Science or related disciplines with at least two years of Transmission Electron Microscopy, Focus Ion Beam, and Nanomechanical characterization experience. Macroscale mechanical testing, familiarity with nanomaterials and ion beam irradiations are desired skills.

The Extreme Materials group (http://anderoglu.unm.edu/) at UNM works on development, qualification, testing and characterization of materials for current and next generation nuclear reactors. Therefore, the candidate will be exposed to many diverse research areas. 

The start date of the position is flexible but no later than Jan 2018. Position is expected to last up to 3 years. Applications must be submitted online through UNMJobs.unm.edu. Submit your application by Oct 1 for best consideration.

For complete job announcement, and to apply, go to https://hr.unm.edu/unmjobs

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Prof Osman Anderoglu (oanderoglu@unm.edu).

 


MECHANICAL ENGINEERING FACULTY POSITIONS ANNOUNCEMENT: 2017-2018
DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Posted: September 6, 2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME), University of Michigan (U-M), Ann Arbor, seeks outstanding applicants for multiple full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. The positions are open to candidates at all ranks, including junior and senior-level appointments. All who have strong backgrounds relevant to mechanical engineering are welcome to apply. Areas of special interest include: dynamics & dynamical systems, computational science, fluid mechanics, and solid mechanics & materials. We are especially interested in individuals who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of our academic community. Underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The U-M Mechanical Engineering Department is a vibrant and collegial community. It is home to 68 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 21 research faculty, over 450 graduate students (including over 250 Ph.D. students), and 800 undergraduate students. We are well known for our leadership in core mechanical engineering disciplines as well as in interdisciplinary and emerging areas. The Department is consistently ranked among the top mechanical engineering programs nationally and internationally by the QS World Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, National Research Council Ph.D. Program Assessments, and others. More information about the Department can be found at:http://me.engin.umich.edu/.

The University of Michigan has a long and distinguished history. It was founded in 1817, 20 years before the territory became a state, and was one of the first public universities in the nation. Throughout its 200-year history, U-M has maintained the highest levels of education, scholarship, and research. Ann Arbor is a very attractive city, regularly rated as one of the best places to live in the nation.

Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering or an appropriate field. We seek scholars who will provide inspiration, leadership, and impact in research, teaching, and service. To ensure full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply now and certainly before November 1, 2017, as applications will be reviewed immediately upon receipt.

All applicants should submit, in PDF format: (1) a detailed resume, (2) a statement of research and teaching interests, (3) up to three representative publications, and (4) the names and contact information of at least three references. Applications must be submitted electronically at http://me.engin.umich.edu/facultysearch

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career families.

 


FACULTY POSITION IN MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING  
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR
Posted: September 6, 2017

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), College of Engineering, University of Michigan, invites outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor levels (full professor candidates may be considered if the application is exceptional). Areas of expertise include processing and design of novel materials.

 We seek individuals who have demonstrated strong interest and capability in both science and engineering and who are capable of contributing to and leading multi-disciplinary teams. The applicant must hold a Ph.D. degree in MSE or a related field and should be qualified and passionate about teaching undergraduate and graduate courses within the field. We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research, and contribute to the academic mission of the institution.  The College of Engineering is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

 Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus, and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do.  Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/.

 The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair, and inclusive environment—can be found at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity.

 The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with an active dual-career assistance program.

 Applying:
To be considered, candidates should provide a current C.V., a list of references, a summary of career teaching plans; a summary of their research vision, and course (teaching) evaluations (for candidates with prior teaching experience) to the application submission website: http://www.mse.engin.umich.edu/facultysearch

Review of applications will begin November 15th, 2017.  Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

Contact information:
E-mail: mse-search@umich.edu
Subject: Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Faculty Search Chair
Web: http://www.mse.engin.umich.edu/facultysearch
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The University of Michigan
2300 Hayward Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136


West Virginia University
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
Posted: August 28, 2017

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources (Morgantown, WV) seeks applications and nominations for multiple endowed chair positions. These positions will collaborate with established groups of faculty to build interdisciplinary research collaborations between the different departments within the Statler College, with other colleges, and/or the Health Sciences Center, and participate in the development and delivery of innovative educational curricula. The successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in engineering or a very closely related field; must have demonstrated professional and personal skills necessary to build and lead interdisciplinary research; and be able to develop industrial collaborations that can lead to the establishment of research consortia and/or centers. Further information regarding these employment opportunities and how to apply, please see jobs.wvu.edu. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

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West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


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