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Posted: July 17, 2018

The Department of Physics, in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), invite applications to fill an Endowed Distinguished Chair in the Natural Sciences, a tenured faculty position at the full professor level. The Chair will hold a joint appointment in the Department of Physics and the Department of Chemistry. The emphasis of this search is to strengthen our efforts in experimental materials and condensed matter research within both departments. The anticipated starting date is Fall 2019. A further expansion in this area is anticipated with junior-level hires to follow the successful completion of this search.

The materials and condensed matter research faculty affiliated with the Departments of Physics and Chemistry at UIC conduct experimental and theoretical research on a wide range of functional, complex materials, including energy-relevant, topological, and strongly-correlated systems. UIC has strong computational, characterization, and synthesis core facilities, including a high-performance computing cluster (, aberration-corrected electron microscopy and synthesis facilities (, and is located in close proximity to Argonne National Laboratory ( A successful candidate is expected to have an established, vigorous, and highly visible research program focusing on areas such as synthesis and characterization of heterostructures, interfaces, and engineered lattices, though other areas within experimental materials and condensed matter research will be considered. Expertise in characterization approaches such as X-ray, electron or neutron scattering, optical spectroscopy, transport, or scanning/proximal probe microscopy is highly desirable. The successful candidate is expected to play a leading or strong supporting role in research teams that combine characterization, synthesis, computational, and theoretical efforts. The candidate must be a tenured faculty member at the associate or full level, or have an equivalent National Laboratory or industrial position.

Please go to to complete an online application, including names and email addresses of at least five references. Required documents to be uploaded include a CV, publications list, and a concise statement of research and teaching interests. Applications must be completed by August 15, 2018 to receive full consideration.

UIC is a Research I public university in the heart of Chicago. A description of the research programs in the Departments of Physics and Chemistry can be found at and UIC is the largest university in the Chicago area with over 30,000 students, 15 colleges, including the nation's largest medical school, and one of the nation's most diverse student bodies. For additional information, please refer to UIC's Home Page at and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse, pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.


Arconic Inc.
New Kensington, PA 
Posted: July 11, 2018

Senior Engineer @ Arconic Inc. (New Kensington, PA) F/T Desgn & condct exprmnts to dvlp & imprve the undrst-ndng of the envrnmntl corrosion mchnsms & the rltnshp btwn alloy cmpstn, procssng, micrstrctr, & corrosn prprts of metallc alloys. Analyze exprmntl reslts & rcmmnd actions aimed at slving cmplx corrosn rltd prblms. Reqs PhD, or frgn equiv, in Matrls Scnc or Metallurgical Engg or rltd. Qlifying coursework or grdte lvl intrnshp must incld: corrosn of metal-lic materials & elctrchmstry; Methdlgy, tests & eqpmnt used in the corrosn evaltn of metallc alloys; Applyng knwldge of prtctve coatngs for metallc materls & their failure mechnsms; applying knwldge of elctrchmstry technqs & practcl apps to commercially relevant alloys/prdcts; de-signing R&D exprmnts, analyze data, idntfy imprtnt variables/physclly signfcnt trends, draw conclusions, & recommnd future work & actions; collbrtng across a broad spctrm of intrnl & extrnl custmrs; preprng & prsntng tchncl reprts. Empl will accept any suita combo of edu, training or exp. Mail resumes to Vonnie Forschner @ Arconic, Arconic Technology Center, 100 Technical Drive, New Kensington, PA 15069. Ref Job title.

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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Alcoa Corporation
Alcoa, TN 
Posted: June 20, 2018

Metallurgical Engineer @ Alcoa Corporation (Alcoa, TN) F/T Provide tech supprt for all Alcoa's Casthouse loctns in Europe, N America, S America & Australia. Invlvd in wrght almnum & alloy almnum dvlpmnt for extrsion & frgng apps for defnse & autmtve mrkt. Reqs trvl 50% of time to dmstc & intl Alcoa sites. Reqs a Bachelor's deg, or frgn equiv, in Engg, Mtllrgy, Materials Scnce, or rltd, & 2 yrs of exprnc in the jb offrd or as Sr Cast House Metallurgical Eng, or rltd. Exp must inclde 2 yrs of exp w/ each: dvlpng & crting PowerPoint prsnttns for all lvls of the org to make a biz case; Utilizing advncd Excel fnctns (advncd chrtng, pvt tbls, exprtng/imprtng data into 3rd prty systms) to anlyze oprtnl & qlty data; Micrsft Office; Data Anlyss; Hot/Cold metal cstng; Lean mnfctrng; Wrkng in a metals mnfctrng envrnmnt; Mtllgrphc & mchncl lab anlyss; Exp in 2000, 4000, 7000 hard alloys; ISO-9001 exp; Exp in the Aluminum indstry w/ alumnm alloys, almnm csting & almnm mnfctrng (extrusion & forging). Emp will accpt any suita combo of edu, training, or exp. To apply mail resume to Lindsey Johnson@ Alcoa Corporation 1200 Riverview Tower 900 S Gay Street Knoxville, TN 37902. Reference job title.

Posted: May 10, 2018

I've specialized for 39 years in the placement of Metallurgical, Materials, and Welding Engineers in the areas of R&D, Q.C., Production, Sales & Marketing, nationwide. My background as a Metallurgical Engineer can help you! Salaries to $190K. Fees paid by Company.

Michael Heineman, Meta-Find, Inc.
Phone: (212) 867-8100

Metallurgical Engineering 
University of Science and Technology Beijing
Posted: March 26, 2018

About Us
Metallurgical engineering program is one of the key programs at University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB), starting 1952 together with the establishment of the university. With great success over 60 years, the metallurgical engineering program has become an outstanding and internationally renowned one and ranks A+ in China evaluated by the Ministry of Education of China. The aim of the metallurgical engineering program at USTB is to become an internationally top program and become a center for the study and research of metallurgical engineering in the world.

 Minimum Qualifications
- Professional background: Ferrous metallurgy, Non-ferrous Metallurgy, Metallurgical Physical-chemistry, First Principle Calculation of Metals, Ecological Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Energy Engineering in Metallurgy;
- Doctor degree, under 45 years old with at least 3 years continuous oversea research experience or new Ph.D. receiver;
- With at least 5 papers in top journals as the first or corresponding author.

Salary and Benefits
- 300,000 – 700,000 RMB/year for lecturers, associate professors and professors; 
- > 500,000 RMB/year salary and 4~6 million RMB starting research funds if receiving the national professorship “Thousand Talent Program for Young Outstanding Scientists”;
- Special research subsidy allowed from industrial funds;
- Office space and research laboratory space available and negotiable starting funds usually over 1 million RMB. 

Required Materials
Detailed CV with a list of publications and patents, research and teaching interests, copies of certificates of Ph.D. degree and relevant academic achievements, name and contact address of three references.

Prof. Lifeng Zhang
TEL:0086-010-62332267 Email: 
School of Metallurgical and Ecological Engineering, USTB