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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Iowa State University (ISU)

Posted: 10/18/2021

Appointment Type: Faculty

Job Description:
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (www.mse.iastate.edu) at Iowa State University (ISU) invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in technical areas contributory to its education and research efforts. Priority consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in biomaterials and biomedical applications. The experience level may span experimental, computational, or clinical research related to synthesis, structure, properties, and performance of soft/cellular materials and tissues, hard/soft material interfaces, prosthetic implants or device materials, and biomimetic structures. Exceptional candidates in other related areas will also be considered. Candidates with commensurate experience and proven track records will be considered for a tenured Associate or Full Professor ranks.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vibrant research program, develop an innovative course portfolio at the undergraduate and graduate level in materials science and engineering, and engage in professional and institutional service and leadership. All faculty members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standard of integrity and ethics.

The candidate will have opportunities to engage in significant interdisciplinary collaborations on the Iowa State University campus. Collaborative options include Ames Laboratory (www.ameslab.gov) and its Sensitive Instrument Facility, the Materials Preparation Center, and the Critical Materials Institute, the Center for Nondestructive Evaluation (www.cnde.iastate.edu); the Center for Advanced Nonferrous Structural Alloys (https://canfsa.org); the Nanovaccine Institute (https://www.nanovaccine.iastate.edu/); the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (www.cbirc.iastate.edu); the Bioeconomy Institute (www.biorenew.iastate.edu); the ISU Office of Biotechnology (www.biotech.iastate.edu); the Microelectronics Research Center; and the College of Veterinary Medicine (https://vetmed.iastate.edu/).

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering has 28 faculty members, including members of the National Academy of Engineering, a Nobel Prize winner, and three members of the National Academy of Inventors. The Department of Materials Science and Engineering has about 200 undergraduate students and about 55 graduate students. Sponsored research expenditures of the department are over $13M per year. The MSE department and College of Engineering are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusivity that permeate its culture. Successful candidates will have an equal commitment to and appreciation for how diversity, equity, and inclusivity foster innovation. Candidates from backgrounds that are underrepresented in science and engineering are strongly encouraged to apply.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer with externally funded programs to broaden the participation of women and underrepresented minorities and enhance the success of all faculty in STEM fields.

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in materials science, biomedical engineering, or a related area
  • Experience or training relevant to teaching graduate and undergraduate courses
  • Associate or Full Professor candidates will have demonstrated research and teaching accomplishments and the potential for continued excellence according to the level of appointment sought
Preferred Qualifications
  • B.S. and/or M.S. in materials science and engineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated track record of published research in the field of materials science and engineering.
  • Experience in the preparation, submission, and administration of research grant proposals pursuant to targeted funding opportunities, including federal, state, non-profit, and industrial sponsorship programs.
  • Experience in university-level teaching, including undergraduate and graduate levels, especially in the topical areas described above.
  • Experience in supervising and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students in research.
  • Significant industrial collaborations/experience in a related area.
  • Demonstrated experience in diversity, equity and inclusion.

Proposed Start Date: August 16, 2022

Number of Months Employed Per Year: 09 Month Work Period

Time Type: Full time

Application Instructions: Please apply online at https://isu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/IowaStateJobs/job/Ames-IA/Assistant-Associate-Full-Professor_R6334

Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. All interested, qualified persons must apply for this position online at jobs.iastate.edu to Job Requisition Number R6334.

Please be prepared to enter or attach the following in PDF format:

  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of application/Cover letter. If your career has been impacted by the COVID pandemic or other event(s), please describe this in your Cover letter.
  3. Contact information for three references, including name, address, e-mail address and phone number
  4. Other documents (submitted in one PDF):
    • A one-page statement of teaching philosophy, experiences, and interests, especially of those courses in our department.
    • A concise statement of research interests and experiences with a vision for future research not to exceed three pages.
    • A one-page statement on your strategies to support diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • A minimum of one, and not more than three, representative refereed conference or journal publication(s).

The search committee will complete a majority of the search process, candidate review, and interviewing virtually to ensure the safety of our faculty, staff, and candidates. Final candidates will be invited to campus for a mix of face-to-face and virtual meetings.

Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to J. Cui (cuijun@iastate.edu) and S. Pathak (pathak@iatate.edu)

Job Requisition Number: R6334

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