The Department of Materials Science and Engineering ( at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Specific areas of research interest include (but are not limited to) electronic and optoelectronic materials, materials for energy conversion/storage, and nanomaterials.

We seek creative and innovative individuals who are eager to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary research environment, have demonstrated excellence in research, and show drive to become leaders in their fields and engage in high-quality teaching and mentoring activity. Candidates with proposed research that complements existing strengths in optoelectronics, photonics, or renewable energy are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy in engineering with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and scholarly excellence. With external research funds exceeding $200 million per year, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities, research is conducted across all seven colleges and numerous interdisciplinary institutes and centers. The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast. The newly erected 194,000-square-foot Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory greatly expands opportunities and resources for interdisciplinary research and education, and the recently acquired 272-acre STAR (Science, Technology and Advanced Research) campus offers even more opportunities for research, academic, and commercial development.

Candidates must have a PhD degree in materials science and engineering or related disciplines. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching experience and interests, a 3-6-page research proposal, and a list of at least four references. The University of Delaware values diversity and is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples. Application review will begin by 1 November 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
To submit applications please visit the UDJOBS website at JOB ID 102389.  For additional information about this position contact the Search Committee Chairperson at

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans.  The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

Gracias a Juan Ignacio Climente (Universitat Jaume I) por enviarnos este anuncio.