Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Materials Science & Engineering
Iowa State University
October 2, 2018
Commensurate with qualificatio
Academic, Government and National Lab
Faculty 4-Year College/University
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (www.mse.iastate.edu) at Iowa State University (ISU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor level in technical areas contributory to cutting edge education and research efforts in all areas of Materials Science, for example materials for energy storage systems, quality assured advanced manufacturing, and intelligent soft systems. Exceptional senior candidates in the specified areas may be considered for tenured ranks and/or endowed research chair/professorship positions.
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. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in materials science or a related science or engineering field. Credentials commensurate with teaching graduate and undergraduate classes in materials science. Preferred Education or experience: B.S. or M.S. in materials science and engineering. Significant research in materials science and engineering. Experience in university-level teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, experience in supervising research of graduate and undergraduate students, and experience in writing, submitting, and administration of research proposals for state, federal, non-profit and/or industrial sponsors. Significant industrial collaborations/experience in a related area.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
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Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
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