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As part of the University of Minnesota system research enterprise, The Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) employs over 140 scientists, engineers, technicians, staff and students in two industrial research facilities.

NRRI has the following positions open:

Economic Geologist - For more information and to apply, please see this link: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/343551

Position Description
This senior level research position is responsible for the genesis, planning, oversight, and execution of one or more complex research projects, many of which may span several years of investigation. The successful candidate must have significant industry expertise in the areas of Applied Geology / Economic Geology; a demonstrated record of successful research program creation and leadership with attraction of funding; a record of peer-reviewed publications, reports, presentations, and maps; an ability to both lead and contribute to ongoing collaborative research programs across the Institute; and excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Process Mineralogist Research Scientist - For more information and to apply, please see this link: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/344428

Position Description
This senior level research position is responsible for the development, planning, oversight, and execution of one or more complex research programs, integrating geological, mining, metallurgical, environmental, and economic information. The successful candidate must have significant industrial/business experience and knowledge in geology, metallurgy, applied/process mineralogy and associated mineral process chemistry and engineering, a record of leading a successful research program with attraction of funding, a record of peer-reviewed publications, a record of reports and presentations, an ability to both lead and contribute to ongoing research programs, and excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Minerals Processing and Metallurgy Research Scientist - For more information and to apply, please see this link: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/343554

Position Description
This senior level research position is responsible for the genesis, planning, oversight, and execution of one or more complex research programs, potentially spanning several years of investigation. The successful candidate must have significant industrial/business experience and expertise in Minerals Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgy and Extractive Metallurgy, a record of successful research program creation and leadership with attraction of funding, a record of peer-reviewed publications, reports and presentations, an ability to both lead and contribute to ongoing research programs and excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

These positions will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

***Smoking and chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes is prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds and University vehicles.

Diversity

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to either attest that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or agree to comply with the University's testing requirement. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

In the coming weeks the University will move from attestation to requiring all faculty and staff systemwide to submit proof of vaccination.

About NRRI

As part of the University of Minnesota system research enterprise, NRRI employs over 140 scientists, engineers, technicians, staff and students in two industrial research facilities. Through collaborative partnerships, we deliver the innovative tools and solutions needed to utilize and sustain Minnesota’s precious natural resources.

Applied Research Platforms

NRRI’s strategic research platforms define our unique capabilities and programs. These platforms address Minnesota’s soil, forest, water and mineral resources:

  • Applied Ecology and Resource Management
  • Minerals and Metallurgy
  • Materials and Bioeconomy
  • Data Collection and Delivery
  • Commercialization Services
  • Two Industrial Research Facilities

NRRI has extensive laboratory capabilities to discover and deliver at the bench-to-pilot scales, reducing risk inherent in commercializing innovations. NRRI in Duluth has 19 labs to meeting the needs of land, wildlife, water and minerals research. There’s also an additive manufacturing lab and several technology development labs. NRRI’s facility in Coleraine is a 27-acre site focused on minerals and bio-based energy research.

NRRI Charter

To foster the economic development of Minnesota’s natural resources in an environmentally sound manner to promote private sector employment.

- Minnesota State Legislature, 1983

NRRI was formed by the Minnesota State Legislature in 1983 to leverage the applied research power of the University of Minnesota as an economic development engine for the state. This is one way in which the University of Minnesota fulfills its land grant university mission.

NRRI Mission

Deliver integrated research solutions that value our resources, environment and economy for a sustainable and resilient future.

NRRI Vision

Discover the economy of the future.

NRRI research informs decisions on natural resource utilization and drives economic opportunities for the State of Minnesota and beyond. The economy of the future will be defined by the natural resource nexus of water, energy and materials within the sustainable development nexus of the environment, economy and society. NRRI seeks to develop a portfolio of opportunities for Minnesota.

NRRI Core Values

  • Safety | Safety comes first in all that we do.
  • Quality | There is no compromise on the quality of our work. We aim for top quality in everything we do.
  • Innovation | The key to our future is innovation. We actively embrace new ideas, tools, approaches and partnerships.
  • Integrity | Our integrity is the foundation of our public trust; We maintain an honest, unbiased approach in all that we do. We enter all conversations and relationships with respect for one another and the environment.
  • Collaboration | We continually work to develop and nurture productive relationships. It's how we get things done!
  • Partnership | We strive to serve our partners and our stakeholders. We actively seek the voice of our rightholders, stakeholders, clients and partners.

For more information please visit https://www.nrri.umn.edu/


OPEN RANK FACULTY POSITION
DEPARTMENT OF MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

Posted: 11/18/2021

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Virginia solicits outstanding applicants for a tenured or tenure-track open rank faculty position (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) with expertise in materials characterization with an emphasis in Transmission Electron Microscopy. The successful applicant will develop an internationally recognized research program, engage enthusiastically in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and perform service in support of outreach, diversity, and academic self-governance. Wide ranging opportunities exist to (i) develop independent research, (ii) explore interdisciplinary collaborations with existing faculty, and (iii) initiate new research activities focused on a variety of materials classes, functionalities, and in-situ and ex-situ microscopic investigation.

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree in either materials science and engineering or a closely related field. They will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in materials science and engineering and will demonstrate the desire to develop a world-class, sponsored-research program centered on the development of MS and PhD graduates. We seek a candidate who will enhance departmental strengths through research collaborations, while also contributing broadly across disciplines in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the University at large.

The successful candidate will have access to the world-class Nanoscale Materials Characterization Facility at the University of Virginia, which houses two transmission electron microscopes: a Themis Z 60-300 kV monochromated aberration-corrected STEM/EELS/EDS and a Titan 80- 300 kV STEM/EDS with heating and cryogenic specimen holders; two scanning electron microscopes: a Helios UC G4 dual-beam focused ion beam and a Quanta 650F, both equipped with EDS/EBSD/STEM capability; and a multitude of other sample preparation and structural, phase, and chemical characterization tools.

Please apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville- VA/Open-Rank-Faculty-Position-in-Materials-Science_R0030272 and attach the following required applicant documents:

  • Cover Letter with contact information for three references
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • Teaching Statement
  • Statement of demonstrated past experience or promise working on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Review of applications will begin December 3, 2021 and will remain open until the position is filled.

For nominations and additional information about the position, please contact Prof. Jon Ihlefeld, jfi4n@virginia.edu. Please include the nominee's contact information and know the search will be carried out with full confidentiality.

For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque and vibrant small city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. More information about the town, the school, faculty benefits, and other topics can be found at https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva.

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/.

With one of the highest graduation rates of undergraduate students from underrepresented groups and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the Department and the University of Virginia are fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minoritized 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. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspective and lived experiences.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.

NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

University of California, Davis
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Posted: 11/02/2021

Description

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at UC Davis invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Teaching in Materials Science and Engineering, to join a department committed to student learning and success. This faculty member will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, particularly the two-course senior design sequence. Additionally, this person will oversee internships and projects for the one-year Masters of Engineering (M.Eng.) program, develop industry connections to facilitate the senior design and M.Eng. activities, and redesign and teach undergraduate laboratory courses on a wide variety of topics.

The Assistant Professor of Teaching title (with an official title of Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE)) complements the research-focused Professor series at the University of California with an emphasis on excellence in teaching and student-centered efforts. Appointment conveys membership in the Academic Senate and, contingent upon promotion, security of employment that parallels tenure. Individuals holding the title are expected to be outstanding teachers, engage in professional development, and provide service to the Department and the University in the areas to include pedagogy, assessment, curricular innovation, and/or program accreditation.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding educator with a strong and demonstrable commitment to teaching. The department seeks candidates who are trained in some area of experimental materials science and engineering; candidates who have industry experience are especially desired. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in materials science and engineering, or closely related fields. Participation in department, college, and university service is an expectation under our faculty shared governance model. We seek candidates who aspire to help advance UC Davis’ strategic goal of improving access and building an inclusive community for all marginalized populations, and who demonstrate commitment to, or strong potential for commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion for historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities. We seek candidates dedicated to educating a student body rich in diversity with respect to gender, ethnicity, first-generation status, socioeconomic status, and academic inclusiveness.

We recommend candidates visit this website for information on the Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This Statement and the Statement on Teaching will be used together in an initial review of applicants that is blind to applicant names, affiliation, and other parts of the application.

Please review the full position description, which provides guidance on application requirements and recommendations to strengthen your application: [https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04490].


Metallurgical Engineering Open Rank Faculty
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Utah

Posted: 11/02/2021

Apply at this link
https://employment.utah.edu/salt-lake-city-ut/open/18CF1EE3FC534DED9C028278B2EA659C/job/

The University of Utah Department of Materials Science and Engineering invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position for which a Ph.D. degree in metallurgical engineering, mineral engineering, materials science and engineering, or an allied field is required. All areas related to the comminution, separation, recovery, and processing of minerals, critical materials, and energy resources will be considered. Areas of particular interest are mineral processing, particle separation science and technology, and extractive metallurgical processing, emphasizing energy efficiency, process intensification, and sustainability in the advancement of process technologies.

Desired attributes for the position include the ability to:
  • Utilize innovative approaches of effective teaching
  • Establish a strong, sustainable, externally funded research group
  • Communicate well with students, colleagues, industry, and government personnel
  • Collaborate well with other researchers and participate in interdisciplinary research
  • Teach courses in mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, metallurgical processing, and related issues of energy efficiency, environmental impact, and sustainability

The successful candidate will assist the Department in expanding its reach and impact on the processing of energy and mineral resources, such as needed for critical materials, in the State of Utah, nationally, and globally through world-class education and research. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in higher education, teamwork, and collegiality and participate in student recruitment, public outreach, and professional education.

EDI Commitment

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion ( EDI ). We recognize the need to develop a diverse and inclusive faculty and encourage applicants with a wide range of experiences and expertise to apply.

Department Background

The Department is committed to educating a new generation of metallurgical and materials engineers with strong technical skills, leadership, environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and leading research to extend the limits of innovation in the separation and recovery of mineral resources.

The University of Utah is a Top Tier-1 research institution located in the beautiful Wasatch front and is home to a robust economy and numerous recreational opportunities for every season. Salt Lake City is home to a vibrant arts community, including theater, music, film, dance, and cultural festivals. A PAC -12 institution and member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, the “U” is on a climbing trajectory powered by a diverse student body, staff, and faculty, increasing graduation rates, research funding, and charitable donations.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Position anticipated start date: July 1, 2022


Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE)
MIT

Posted: 11/01/2021

JOB DESCRIPTION AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) seeks candidates for a tenure track faculty position to begin July 1, 2022 or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, research, and supervision of student research in DMSE. The search is for candidates to be hired at the assistant professor level; under special circumstances, however, an untenured associate or senior faculty appointment is possible, commensurate with experience.

We seek candidates with proven excellence and prior exposure in the science and engineering of materials in manufacturing systems. Example industrial sectors of application include transportation, information technology, health or energy. Examples of devices include microelectronic circuits, memories, microphotonic systems, sensors, or multifunctional devices for targeted applications. We seek candidates with prior exposure or a vision for the challenges of the field, encompassing sustainable manufacturing, enhanced productivity, quality control, recycling and reuse or supply chain integration.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Physics, or a related field by the start date of employment.

Interested candidates should submit application materials electronically at https://faculty-searches.mit.edu/soe/dmse. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2–3 page statement of research and teaching interests and goals. In addition, candidates should provide a statement regarding their views on diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past and current contributions as well as their vision and plans for the future in these areas. Questions should be addressed to dmse-search@mit.edu. Applications will be evaluated as they are received, with fullest consideration given to those received by November 30, 2021.

Each candidate should include the names and contact information of three reference letter writers. If a candidate is requested to proceed beyond the initial application phase, their letter writers will need to submit their letter by a subsequent deadline to be determined.

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 opportunity employer. We value diversity and strongly encourage applications from individuals from all identities and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive equitable consideration for employment based on their experience and qualifications, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here.


Open Rank Faculty Position in Soft Materials
John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
Harvard University

Posted: 10/25/2021

The John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at Harvard University seeks applicants for a position at either the tenure-track or tenured rank in the area of Soft Materials, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022. We welcome candidates interested in experimental soft matter science and engineering, broadly defined, whose backgrounds can include materials science, mechanical, chemical and bioengineering, physics, or chemistry.

We are seeking candidates who have a record of innovative experimental work, a vision for an original research program, and an interest in collaborating across multiple disciplines at the University. Candidates should have enthusiasm for teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in their own and related fields.

Examples of the research areas we envisage include: synthesis of polymers, elastomers, or hydrogels; synthesis of materials using synthetic biology, or aided by machine learning; design of soft materials or complex fluids, and their characterization using techniques including advanced rheology or micro-rheology; design, synthesis, processing, and/or characterization of soft functional materials including those with electrical or optical properties aimed at specific device applications. Other fields of innovative soft materials research will also be considered.

Materials research at Harvard has always been highly interdisciplinary. Inside SEAS, it is centered in the areas of Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Applied Physics. It has strong links to Bioengineering, Applied Mathematics, and Applied Computation, as well as to the Departments of Physics, Chemistry, and the Biological Sciences. This interdisciplinarity has been fostered for many years by a thriving Materials Research Science and Engineering Center. Information about current faculty, research, and educational programs at SEAS is available at https://www.seas.harvard.edu.

SEAS values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

A doctorate or terminal degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or a related field is required by the expected start date.

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices), and up to three representative papers. In addition, we ask for a statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas. Candidates for a tenure-track position are also required to submit names and contact information for 3-5 referees. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.

Candidates are asked to apply by December 15, 2021, but we will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

Applicants will apply on-line at: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10761

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

Faculty Position
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Maryland

Posted: 10/25/2021

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) (https://www.mse.umd.edu) is seeking outstanding applicants for a full time tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the area of materials for extreme environment. Academic rank is open depending on qualifications. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: metallurgy and metallic materials, additive manufacturing of metals and composites, mesoscale science, digital MSE in support of digital manufacturing, and composites for extreme environment. Exceptional candidates with expertise outside these areas are also welcome to apply.

Successful applicants should have a Ph.D. in MSE or a related discipline. We seek candidates who can lead interdisciplinary materials research and establish vibrant research and teaching programs at the University of Maryland. The faculty hire will conduct research, teach and mentor students, and work collaboratively with others to enhance the impact of the MSE Department. This will include strong scholarship, innovative teaching of both graduate and undergraduate students, participation in faculty governance and institution-building, service to the broader scientific community, and forming partnerships within the MSE Department, the Clark School of Engineering, UMD and/or with industrial, governmental, or community partners. Senior hire is expected to have demonstrated leadership and should plan to lead new areas of research.

The MSE Department is committed to promoting a climate of diversity, equity and inclusion among our faculty. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply, and candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with diverse populations through research, teaching and mentoring are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. For best consideration, interested applicants should apply by December 20, 2021; review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue on a rolling basis until position is filled.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, a statement on fostering an environment of diversity equity and inclusion, and names of at least three professional references should be submitted electronically to: https://ejobs.umd.edu/; position number 125338. Questions about the positions can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Lourdes Salamanca-Riba (email: riba@umd.edu; Phone: (301) 405-5220).

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are particularly encouraged to apply.


Assistant Professor in Materials Engineering
Materials Engineering Department in the College of Engineering
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Posted: 10/25/2021

The Materials Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking an Assistant Professor in Materials Engineering. The faculty position is primarily focused on metallurgy and the practical application of metals to industry.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees, and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences, and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or related field. The successful candidate will be proficient in teaching basic and advanced metallurgy courses and involved in scholarly activity (research) in the metallurgy area. They will have a demonstrated record of promoting diversity and inclusivity in undergraduate education as well as a dedication to the well-being and advancement of students, colleagues and the department.

Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings, is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required.

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS

Highly desired expertise areas include: ferrous metals, nonferrous metals, corrosion, welding and advanced joining, physical metallurgy, metallurgical thermodynamics and kinetics, metals processing (including but not limited to additive manufacturing, liquid metal processing, metal deformation processing), heat treatment, and the detailed connections between alloy microstructures and resulting properties.

An undergraduate MSE degree is also preferred.

Cal Poly’s College of Engineering is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse university community that reflects and serves the population of California. Applicants must submit a diversity statement that displays evidence of the applicant’s ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment including implementing inclusive classroom environments, mentoring students with diverse backgrounds, outreach to underrepresented student populations, implementing bias mitigation, and previous professional development in diversity and inclusion topics.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on the potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

The California State University system is requiring that all employees and students accessing campus be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by September 20, 2021. Accordingly, you may be required to show proof of vaccination by your start date. You can find more information here.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The MATE Department is a relatively small and dynamic community of collaborators meeting the technical challenges of the twenty-first century and contributing to our College’s vision of leading engineering education. We emphasize excellence and innovation in teaching, collaboration, and collegiality.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates must attach (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on teaching, (4) a statement on research, and (5) a statement on Diversity as described in the preferred qualifications section above. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online faculty application. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.


Department Head Search
Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Posted: 10/25/2021

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Virginia Tech is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Department Head. The department (http://www.mse.vt.edu) is home to 19 full-time faculty members, as well as approximately 240 undergraduate and graduate students. Our faculty members have a diverse active research portfolio that includes metals, ceramics, polymers, electronic materials, biological materials, nuclear materials, and computational materials. We are excited that in Spring 2022, the department will move into a new and renovated building with more than 100,000 ft2 space of offices and laboratories. The appointment requires a PhD in materials science and engineering or a closely related field. Professional qualifications and experience should be consistent with the requirements for appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure. The successful applicant will have a distinguished record of scholarly publications, funded research, effective teaching, and professional and/or university service. The ideal candidate should also have a proven record of outstanding administrative ability and academic leadership experience and a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in an academic environment. Applicants must apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu (job number 0F2548): application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a vision statement for the Department, a statement on contributions to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will commence on January 4th, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is August 10, 2022.


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM)
Princeton University

Posted: 10/18/2021

The Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) at Princeton University (https://materials.princeton.edu) invites applications for multiple positions in the general area of Materials Science and Engineering at all ranks (assistant, associate, full professor). We welcome outstanding candidates from diverse backgrounds and disciplines in engineering and the natural sciences to apply. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed between PRISM and the academic department at Princeton best aligned with the candidate's work.

This is intended to be a broad search open to all areas of materials science and engineering including Materials and Methods in Advanced Manufacturing, Quantum Materials Science, Soft/Living/Bio-Inspired Materials, Natural and Engineered Materials for Energy/Environment/Sustainability and Photonic Materials/Light-Matter Interactions. We are seeking enthusiastic and creative scholars who will enhance our academic community through their research and their strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of students with diverse backgrounds. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who identify as members of groups that are underrepresented in science and engineering.

Applications should be received by December 1, 2021 to ensure full consideration. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for at least three references online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/22922.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.


ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSORS (rank commensurate with credentials)
Materials Science and Engineering Program
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
College of Engineering and Applied Science
UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI

Posted: 10/18/2021

Job Overview
The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the Materials Science Engineering Program (Req #72405). A broad and diverse spectrum of candidates is sought; women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions
  • The successful candidates will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses specific to their specialty areas.
  • They will also conduct research in areas of materials science and engineering such as but not limited to: advanced microscopy and characterization; surface and interfacial science; nanoscale heterostructures; hierarchically-organized materials; bio-synthetic hybrid assemblies; materials for environmental sustainability; energy storage and conversion such as solar harvesting, batteries, supercapacitors, and fuel cells; oxidation and corrosion; advanced materials processing; materials for high temperatures or extreme conditions; mechanical behavior, bio-inspired materials; or materials genomics and integrated computational modeling.
  • Other duties will include to develop externally funded research programs, advise graduate and undergraduate students, publish research results in professional journals, and participate in professional service activities such as editorial positions, student career mentoring, advising of student organizations, serving on departmental, college and university committees and performing outreach activities.
  • In addition, the successful candidate will participate in curriculum and course development.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Prior to effective date of appointment, a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering or related field is required.

Application Process
Interested candidates should create an Applicant Profile at http://jobs.uc.edu (Req #72405) and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter summarizing research and teaching interests. Under the ‘Additional Documents’ section, interested candidates should also upload a statement of research philosophy and experience (if applicable), a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (if applicable), a diversity statement, as well as names and contact information for at least three references. Further documentation, including letters of recommendation and representative publications (if applicable), may be separately requested by the search committee at a later date.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering currently has 44 faculty members and an enrollment of about 1290 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. The Department offers ABET accredited B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering; M.S., Master of Engineering, and Ph.D. degrees in Mateials Sccience and Engineering and in Mechancial Engineering. The Materials Science and Engineering Program currently has 7 primary and 12 secondary faculty members with an enrollment of approximately 80 graduate students. The Program has research focus areas in Structure and Properties of Metals and Alloys, Energy Materials and Nano Devices, Nanomaterials, Polymers and Soft Matter, and Materials Modeling and Computation. For more information regarding the Program, please see the following link: https://ceas.uc.edu/academics/departments/mechanical-materials-engineering/materials-science-and-engineering.html

The University of Cincinnati is a major research university in an urban and diverse community. The University’s research portfolio includes a broad range of activities spanning physical, social and life sciences, engineering, and medicine. These positions will provide an opportunity to form collaborative relationships within the college, across the university, and with regional industry.

The university boasts a student body of over 46,700 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. In addition, Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906.

The University of Cincinnati is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and military veterans are encouraged to apply. UC is an ADVANCE institution, with an NSF Institutional Transformation award to increase the participation and advancement of women in STEM academic careers, and provide support throughout all phases of their career development. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of the UC community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this regard.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


Tenure-track Faculty Position in Mechanics and Materials

Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University


Posted: October 4, 2021 

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at all levels and in all areas of Mechanics and Materials. Intellectual areas of great interest include the intersection of mechanics and materials with AI and machine learning, advanced manufacturing, sustainability, and resiliency; mechanics of materials in extreme and uncertain environments; applications of mechanics in soft robotics; biomechanics; and geomechanics.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an engineering or related field and will be expected to establish an independent, multidisciplinary, and internationally recognized research program. We seek a colleague who has a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate level and who will contribute to our community by embracing excellence, diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from women and members of groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has 26 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 23 research and teaching faculty members, 300 undergraduates, 200 graduate students, and 65 postdocs. The Whiting School of Engineering and the Johns Hopkins University actively encourages and supports interdisciplinary research through school-level research centers and cross-divisional research institutes. The Department of Mechanical Engineering in particular has strong affiliations with the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI), the Johns Hopkins Center for Additive Manufacturing and Architected Materials (JAM2), Laboratory for Computational Sensing + Robotics (LCSR), the Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT), and the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES), as well as the School of Medicine and the Applied Physics Laboratory. More information about the Department can be found at http://me.jhu.edu and the Whiting School of Engineering at http://engineering.jhu.edu.

All applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three representative publications. Applicants for Assistant Professor appointments should also provide complete contact information for at least three references. Applications must be submitted on-line at https://apply.interfolio.com/94507. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021, but the Department will consider exceptional applicants at any time.
Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant. The Whiting School of Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering are committed to building a diverse educational environment

Questions can be addressed to ME_Dept_Chair@jhu.edu – please use the subject line “Faculty Search at JHU Mechanical Engineering”.

Department of Aerospace Engineering - Open Rank Faculty Search
The Grainger College of Engineering
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Posted: 9/28/2021

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks highly qualified candidates for multiple open-rank (assistant, associate, or full professor level) full-time faculty positions. Exceptional applicants in all areas relevant to Aerospace Engineering will be considered. Some example areas of interest are aerospace materials and high-temperature materials, aerospace manufacturing processes and systems, computational combustion, aerodynamics and optimization, and hypersonics. The Department of Aerospace Engineering is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment, with a focus on diversifying the faculty. We are seeking faculty who can teach in these and other areas while contributing to the diversity and excellence in our programs and courses through their research, teaching and service. Senior and mid-career faculty are encouraged to apply, though all qualified candidates will be considered.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University commitment to diversity, please visit engineering.illinois.edu/about/diversity.html

Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain an active and independent research program, teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. Ideal candidates include those who demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors.

Qualified senior candidates may also be considered for tenured Associate Professor and Full Professor positions as part of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative. Over the next few years, more than 35 new endowed professorships and chairs will be established in areas of strategic interest to The Grainger College of Engineering. Such areas include, but are not limited to, bioengineering, big data, quantum information, robotics and machine learning. More information about the Grainger Initiative can be found at grainger.illinois.edu/research/grainger-breakthroughs.

The Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has top-ranked graduate and undergraduate programs, approximately 25 faculty (tenure-track, tenured, and specialized), over 600 undergraduates and 250 graduate students. The Department recently completed construction of state-of-the-art facilities to support the Laboratory for Advanced Space Systems at Illinois and the Composites and Additive Manufacturing Laboratory. Additional information about the department and its facilities can be found at aerospace.illinois.edu.

Our faculty and students are affiliated with and have access to world-class experimental and computational facilities located in on-campus multidisciplinary research (fundamental and translational) centers and laboratories, including: Applied Research Institute, Advanced Materials Testing and Evaluation Laboratory, Aerodynamics Research Laboratory, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, the Center for Hypersonics and Entry Systems Studies, Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, Holonyak Micro & Nanotechnology Lab, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.

A doctoral degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field is required at the start date, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2021. Applications will be evaluated as received. Applications received after that date may be considered until the positions are filled. A start date is expected in the fall of 2022; however, this is negotiable.

To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu. The application package should include: 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of teaching goals and interests, 3) a statement of previous research accomplishments and future research plans, 4) a statement on commitment to diversity, 5) a publications list, and 6) names and contact information of four references (no letters), all in a single PDF file. The statement on diversity should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. For further information regarding application procedures, please address questions to Ms. Kristen Reifsteck (ktreifst@illinois.edu).

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (provost.illinois.edu/faculty-affairs/work-life-balance).


Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
Carnegie Mellon University
Posted: 9/28/2021

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at Carnegie Mellon University is accepting applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor in the areas of Electronic Materials, Structural Materials, and Materials for Energy, although particularly compelling candidates will be considered at higher ranks. A joint appointment between MSE and other engineering or science departments at CMU may also be considered.

The MSE department is a leader in the institutional, national, and international materials community, recognized for excellence, innovation, and the impact of our research and educational programs. Our success is based on a strong practice of inclusion. We take pride and active steps in considering diverse applicant pools in terms of gender, race, veteran status, and disability. Carnegie Mellon University further seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.

Our mission is to deliver educational programs in materials that will produce graduates who become leaders in local and national industries, governments, and academic institutions. To support this mission, we deliver a rigorous, modern, and innovative curriculum; conduct research that is collaborative, contributes to our fundamental knowledge of materials, and provides pioneering solutions to global challenges; and create a positive and inclusive culture that encourages and celebrates diversity of backgrounds, experiences, and contributions among the faculty, staff, and students.

We seek individuals who hold a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and have demonstrated commitment to the values embodied by our vision and mission. Tenure-track faculty carry a moderate teaching load that allows time for quality research and close involvement with students. We expect tenure-track faculty to establish and grow an internationally recognized research program, contribute to innovations in teaching, and demonstrate a passion for mentoring and advising students.

Review of applications will begin after November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date is the Fall 2022 semester. E-mail inquiries concerning these positions may be sent to the respective search committees as noted below. Interested candidates should submit applications electronically via Interfolio including a cover letter, contact information for three references and three statements: Statement of Research Experience and Interests, Statement of Teaching Experience and Interests, and a Diversity Statement that outlines how you have contributed to, or plan to contribute to, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Tenure-track faculty Position
UW-Madison
Posted: 9/28//2021

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in metallurgy.

UW-Madison is home to world-class, collaborative research efforts across materials, including in metals, electronic and optical materials, nanomaterials, advanced manufacturing, and polymers and biomaterials. We are also home to cutting edge facilities for materials synthesis, characterization, and computation at the department, college, and campus level. We seek new faculty members in the area of metallurgy. Areas of interest include alloy design, metals sustainability, synthesis and processing, and metals in extreme environments. New faculty will have the opportunity to collaborate with leading research programs in high-temperature materials, corrosion, nuclear materials, and advanced manufacturing. The successful candidate will develop a world-class research program, teach undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in professional and public service.

Application deadline: December 15, 2021
To apply, visit: https://go.wisc.edu/mse-facultysearch

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Department of Materials Engineering
Vancouver Campus
Posted: 9/24/2021

The Department of Materials Engineering at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of applied electrochemistry (in exceptional cases a tenure-track, or tenured, appointment at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered). The anticipated start date of the position is July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Over its long history, the Department of Materials Engineering at UBC (referred to as the Department) has distinguished itself with excellence in research, teaching and service in the field of Materials Engineering. The Department has a strong record of collaborative work with industry and promotes interdisciplinary research. Applicants for this position should have demonstrated evidence or possess clear potential to excel in research and teaching in one or more areas of applied electrochemistry including corrosion/degradation of materials, electrochemistry for energy storage (e.g., battery technology) and/or surface engineering, electrodeposition, environmental electrochemical materials, electrochemical catalysts or other related fields. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, internationally recognized research program, and seek funding, both as an individual and in collaboration with others, from Government and industrial sources. The position will involve teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the supervision of graduate students at the Masters and Doctoral levels and providing service to the University and the broader community. The successful candidate must embrace productive relationships across cultural differences and develop an equitable, diverse and inclusive learning and research approach that promotes a respectful environment for all students, staff and faculty.

A Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering or a closely related field is required and the successful candidate will be expected to register as a member of Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia. Further information on the Department is available at www.mtrl.ubc.ca and information on the Faculty of Applied Science is available at https://apsc.ubc.ca/faculty/career-opportunities.

Applications must be submitted online at https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/ubcfacultyjobs. Candidates should submit:
  1. a curriculum vitae
  2. a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy (not exceeding 2 pages in total)
  3. a statement on how their research and/or teaching would contribute to an equitable, diverse and inclusive (EDI) academic environment (not exceeding 1 page)
  4. a statement on how their research and/or teaching would contribute to the development of the engineering profession in British Columbia and Canada (not exceeding 1 page)
  5. the names and addresses (e-mail included) of four referees, who can speak to your research, teaching, administrative abilities, and service activities.
  6. The initial closing date for applications is November 10, 2021 but applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

    The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit, assessed in areas of scholarly activity, teaching and service, and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community.

    Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


Department of Materials Engineering
Vancouver Campus
Posted: 9/24/2021

The Department of Materials Engineering at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of ceramic materials (in exceptional cases a tenure-track, or tenured, appointment at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered). The anticipated start date of the position is July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Over its long history, the Department of Materials Engineering at UBC (referred to as the Department) has distinguished itself with excellence in research, teaching and service in the field of Materials Engineering. The Department has a strong record of collaborative work with industry and promotes interdisciplinary research. The Department is seeking an emerging leader in the field of inorganic non-metallic (ceramic) materials, who uses engineering-driven approaches and has a strong educational background in ceramic engineering. Applicants for this position should have demonstrated evidence or possess clear potential to excel in research and teaching in one or more areas related to ceramic materials including bio-applications, environmental protection, energy storage and conversion (e.g., battery technology or solar energy harvesting), electronic ceramics, surface engineering (e.g. coatings) or other related fields. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, internationally recognized research program and seek funding, both as an individual and in collaboration with others, from Government and industrial sources. The position will involve teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the supervision of graduate students at the Masters and Doctoral levels and providing service to the University and the broader community. The successful candidate must embrace productive relationships across cultural differences and develop an equitable, diverse and inclusive learning and research approach that promotes a respectful environment for all students, staff and faculty.

A Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering or a closely related field is required and the successful candidate will be expected to register as a member of Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia. Further information on the Department is available at www.mtrl.ubc.ca and information on the Faculty of Applied Science is available at https://apsc.ubc.ca/faculty/career-opportunities.

Applications must be submitted online at https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/ubcfacultyjobs. Candidates should submit:
  1. a curriculum vitae
  2. a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy (not exceeding 2 pages in total)
  3. a statement on how their research and/or teaching would contribute to an equitable, diverse and inclusive (EDI) academic environment (not exceeding 1 page)
  4. a statement on how their research and/or teaching would contribute to the development of the engineering profession in British Columbia and Canada (not exceeding 1 page)
  5. the names and addresses (e-mail included) of four referees, who can speak to your research, teaching, administrative abilities, and service activities.
  6. The initial closing date for applications is November 11, 2021 but applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

    The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit, assessed in areas of scholarly activity, teaching and service, and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community.

    Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


School of Materials Engineering
Purdue University
Posted: 9/24/2021

FACULTY POSITION SCHOOL OF MATERIALS ENGINEERING

The School of Materials Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a non-tenure track Faculty of Engineering Practice position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in manufacturing/materials processing. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate potential to integrate their professional practice with the School’s research, education, and/or engagement/outreach programs. The successful candidate will be expected to engage with industry via industrial consortia and grow external partnerships supporting applied research. Responsibilities will include teaching in the School’s industry-sponsored senior design program and in support of growing online graduate programs in commercial practice of materials engineering.

The School of Materials Engineering at Purdue University is known for its collaborative and interdisciplinary environment, with strengths across the broad spectrum of materials and facilities for their study by experimental and computational methods. One of the fastest growing Materials programs in the country, the School now has over 30 faculty, 200 undergraduates and 170 graduate students.

The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

Applications must be submitted electronically via this site: https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=15790&company=purdueuniv including (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan, (3) research/engagement/outreach plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least three references. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/. The School of Materials Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Materials Science Research Specialist
3M Corporate Research Materials Laboratory (CRML)
Posted: July 20, 2021

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Materials Science Research Specialist, working in 3M’s Corporate Research Materials Laboratory (CRML), you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Leveraging expertise to develop and advance technologies that can be used for new product commercialization opportunities in the areas of inorganic and ceramic materials
  • Expanding and protecting 3M’s intellectual property through the filing of new patent applications, publish in top-tier journals, and present at technical conferences
  • Collaborating with research teams from corporate research and business labs on building capabilities and applications that use your scientific, mathematical, and computational skills
  • Partnering with international laboratories for technology and product transfers

For additional information, please visit: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/company-us/about-3m/research-development/

Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution Three (3) years of materials research experience in a private, public, government or military environment Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
  • Ph.D. degree in Materials Science, Ceramic Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry or related discipline, with an emphasis on ceramic materials, from an accredited institution
  • Five (5) years of industry research experience in the areas of inorganics and ceramics materials
  • Prior experience with ceramic composites and/or ceramic fibers
  • Demonstrated skills in data analysis and the use of designed experiments
  • Strong scientific and technical acumen, with demonstrated interest and ability to make connections between science/technology and real-world concerns

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Apply at
https://3m.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Search/job/US-Minnesota-Maplewood/Materials-Science-Research-Specialist-_R01050943-1


Postdoctoral Research Associate Position
Critical Materials Institute
Ames Laboratory (USDOE), Iowa State University
Posted: July 20, 2021

The Critical Materials Institute at the Ames Laboratory, a Department of Energy National Laboratory affiliated with Iowa State University, is searching for qualified Postdoctoral Research Associates.

The postdoctoral researchers will perform innovative research on critical materials challenges. Multiple candidates are sought for research in the following areas:

Magnetism and magnetic materials including permanent magnets, with and without rare earth elements, as well as other magnetic materials Combinatorial synthesis and high-throughput characterization of materials.

Candidates are encouraged to specify the area of interest in their application cover letters. For both positions, the candidates will be responsible for design, synthesis, processing, additive manufacturing and characterization of materials using a suite of capabilities at Ames Laboratory. As part of a U.S. Energy Innovation Hub, the candidates are expected to work with principal investigators, Ames Laboratory scientists and other collaborators in national laboratories, industry and universities to develop approaches for producing magnetic materials, especially permanent magnets, with minimal or no critical elements.

Other duties include writing reports, publishing and presenting results, and supervising students. The ideal candidates can communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences, are comfortable working in a cross-cutting, multidisciplinary research environment, and are self-motivated individuals willing to take initiative and leadership of research problems. While working in the Critical Materials Institute, the candidates will learn and contribute to various avenues of delivering solutions to criticality in magnetic materials.

To apply, please click on this link: https://isu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/IowaStateJobs/job/Ames-IA/Postdoctoral-Research-Associate---Ames-Laboratory_R5479

Iowa State University/Ames Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, (515) 294-7612.


THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Department of Materials Engineering
Assistant Professor of Teaching (Materials Extraction)
Posted: 6/18/2021

The Department of Materials Engineering at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks a promising individual for a tenure-track position in the Educational Leadership stream at the rank of Assistant Professor of Teaching with background in the field of materials extraction (in exceptional cases a tenure stream appointment at the rank of Associate Professor of Teaching may be considered). The anticipated start date of the position is January 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Over its long history, the Department of Materials Engineering at UBC (referred to as the Department) has distinguished itself with excellence in teaching and research in materials processing. The successful candidate will take a leading role in enhancing the teaching and learning environment in the Department. This includes the curriculum development and delivery of courses (core and technical electives) in Materials Engineering, design and mentorship of capstone design projects, the development and renewal of undergraduate laboratories and the further enrichment of the learning experience of students. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses related to materials extraction (examples might include thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid flow, pyrometallurgy, and hydrometallurgy) at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Materials Engineering, while fostering an inclusive educational environment to support and encourage students. As an Assistant Professor of Teaching, the successful candidate will be highly engaged in educational leadership activities including curriculum design and the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices related to lecture, laboratory, and design project-based education, and other teaching and learning initiatives. The successful candidate will also participate in relevant service activities within the University and provide service to the academic profession.

The successful candidate will preferably hold a Ph.D. degree (or a combination of another degree and appropriate professional experience) in Materials Engineering or a closely related field and will be expected to register as a member of Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia. The successful candidate will have demonstrated evidence or possess clear potential for exceling in teaching, developing pedagogy, educational leadership, and providing service to the University and the wider community. Relevant industrial experience, in particular, is viewed as an asset. Further information on the Department is available at www.mtrl.ubc.ca and information on the Faculty of Applied Science is available at https://apsc.ubc.ca/faculty/career-opportunities.

Applications must be submitted online at https://ubc.wd10.myworkdayjobs.com/ubcfacultyjobs. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement (up to 3 pages), evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course outlines and student evaluations) and a statement describing their experience working with and supporting a diverse student body. The application should include the names and contact information for three referees, who can speak to your teaching, administrative abilities, and service activities.

The initial closing date for applications is September 15, 2021 but applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inui


Head of Division "Polymer Matrix Composites" (m/f/d)
Posted: 6/16/2021

Salary group B 1 BBesO (Director and Professor) / non-tariff remuneration
Official / permanent employment relationship
Full-time / suitable as part-time employment


The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) is a materials research organization in Germany. Our mission is to ensure safety in technology and chemistry. We perform research and testing in materials science, materials engineering and chemistry to improve the safety of products and processes. At BAM we do research that matters. Our work covers a broad array of topics in the focus areas of energy, infrastructure, environment, materials, and analytical sciences.

Join our team of dedicated scientific leaders!

Your responsibilities include:
Your responsibilities cover the technical and administrative management of the "Polymer Matrix Composites" division, with a topical focus on polymetric-matrix composites. The technical work ranges from fundamental scientific discoveries to industrial applications, with expected core activities in the area of mechanical lifetime optimization and the development of recyclable high-performance polymer-matrix composites. The Division Head will be responsible for implementing the division`s new changed focus towards polymer-matrix composites.

A successful candidate can demonstrate scientific excellence through third-party funding, peer-reviewed scientific publishing, and invited talks. You have experience in supervision and mentoring of young scientists across fundamental and applied research topics.

Your responsibilities furthermore include:

  • Strategic, personnel and technical management of the division
  • Management and motivation of a team of technical and scientific staff
  • Initiation and implementation of research in the field of polymer-matrix composites
  • Lead and/or promote the aquision of externally funded research projects
  • Design of research projects for phd students and for postdoctoral researchers, as well as their supervision
  • Supporting the institutional development and taking a proactive role in the development of BAM`s subject focus areas, especially in the field of materials
  • Participation in national and international scientific networks, advisory boards, and standardization bodies
  • Development of new and strengthening of existing collaborations with national and international partners

Your qualifications:

  • Excellent scientific university degree in natural science or engineering, specializing in chemistry, physics, materials science
  • An outstanding doctorate degree in one of the aforementioned fields and scientific achievements that significantly exceed a doctorate degree
  • In-depth knowledge and several years of experience in scientific research and development of polymer-matrix composites
  • Excellent fundamental understanding of fiber-matrix interface properties, thermo-mechanical properties, structure-property relationships, and mechanical property optimization
  • Scientific-technical leadership and management experience in a scientific-technical area
  • Extensive experience in independent research and in successfully acquiring third-party funding
  • Extensive experience in publication and presentation of scientific results
  • Several years of experience in the supervision of young scientists
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Experience in societal committee work, involvement in scientific networks, standardization, and governmental consulting is welcome
  • A team-oriented working style, with excellent communication skills and high reflection skills
  • Strong analytical skill, conceptual and creative thinking, excellent negotiation skills and a strong decision-making capability

We offer:

  • An attractive position at the interface between science, business, politics and administration
  • A permanent employment
  • Work in national and international networks with universities, research institutions and industrial companies
  • Outstanding facilities and infrastructure
  • Flexible working hours and mobile working

Your application
Applicants who meet the prerequisites will generally receive a salary according to BesGr. B 1 BBesO. A promotion according to BesGr. B 2 BBesO is possible at a later date provided that the applicant is suitably qualified, competent and performs professionally within the framework of the available positions.

In the case of applicants who do not meet the career requirements for federal officials at the time of recruitment, a non-tariff remuneration shall be agreed upon. The probation period in accordance with § 34 BLV and § 31 TVöD shall apply in this case.

In the case of foreign educational qualifications, we request that you send us the corresponding proof of equivalence with a German qualification. Further information can be found on the website of Central office for Foreign Education (ZAB) at http://www.kmk.org/themen/anerkennung-auslaendischer-abschluesse.html.

Candidates from the public sector shall be asked for a declaration of consent in order to consult their personal files. At the same time, you shall be prepared to carry out any subsequent inspection that may be necessary in accordance with the German Screening Act (Sicherheitsüberprüfungsgesetz - SÜG).

We welcome applications via the online application form by 23.07.2021. Alternatively, you can also send your application by post, quoting the reference number 63/21-P to:

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
Referat Z.3 - Personal
Unter den Eichen 87
12205 Berlin
GERMANY
www.bam.de

The President of BAM, Prof. Ulrich Panne, will be glad to answer any specific questions you may have regarding this position by phone at +49 30 8104-1000 or by e-mail at Ulrich.Panne@bam.de. The Department Head, Prof. Robert Maaß can also be contacted for questions by phone at +49 30 8104-1500 or e-mail at Robert.Maass@bam.de.

BAM pursues the goal of professional equality between women and men. We therefore particularly welcome applications from women. In addition, BAM supports the integration of severely disabled persons and therefore especially welcomes their applications. With regard to the fulfilment of the job advertisement requirements, the application documents are examined individually. Recognized severely disabled persons will be given preferential consideration if they are equally suitable.

The advertised position requires a low level of physical aptitude.

BAM actively supports the compatibility of work and family and has been certified as a family- and life-phase-conscious employer by the “audit berufundfamilie” since 2015.


Lead Metal Jetting Binder Additive Manufacturing (MJBAM) Application Engineer sought by AZOTH (Ann Arbor, MI)
AZOTH (Ann Arbor, MI)
Posted: 6/15/2021

Lead Metal Jetting Binder Additive Manufacturing (MJBAM) Application Engineer sought by AZOTH (Ann Arbor, MI). Optimize dsgn w/numerical analysis simulation; conduct process failure mode investigation analysis; manage production plant machinery, design & acquisition of tooling & eqpmt; direct process parameters on printers & sintering furnaces, metallurgical property analysis & thermochemical debinding; work at various unanticipated client sites throughout the U.S. Respond by mail w/ C.V. to:
Virginia Angerer
1099 Highland Dr., Ste D
Ann Arbor, MI 48108.


School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Washington State University
Posted: March 30, 2020

Prof. Qizhen Li’s research group in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University is seeking highly motivated candidates for a postdoctoral research associate position to work on processing and characterization of light metals and alloys.

The candidates should have a Ph.D. in experimental materials science and engineering, or closely related field. They should have a strong publication record and rich experience in materials’ mechanical behavior (fatigue, fracture, etc.), relationship between microstructure and properties, electron microscopy and research proposal writing. 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter with detailed description on instruments experience, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to QIZHEN.LI@WSU.EDU.

Washington State University is an EO/AA educator and employer.


META-FIND
Posted: October 22, 2018

I've specialized for 42 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.

Contact:
Michael Heineman, Meta-Find, Inc.
Phone: (212) 867-8100
E-mail: mikeh@meta-findny.com
Web: www.meta-findny.com