Assistant Professor Position in Hard Materials Theory and/or Experiment

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (mseg.udel.edu) 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 www.udel.edu/udjobs JOB ID 102389.  For additional information about this position contact the Search Committee Chairperson at pochan@udel.edu.

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 http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. 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.