Kenan Distinguished Professor, Professor, Assoc. Professor or Assist. Professor

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Applied Physical Sciences - 318100

Appointment Type: Open Rank

Vacancy ID: FAC0002153

Position Summary: The Department of Applied Physical Sciences (APS) invites applications for three tenure-track or tenured faculty positions, including a Distinguished Professor. The goal of APS is to bridge fundamental research and training in the science and engineering of materials with translational impact on society's most challenging problems. APS partners with all STEM and Health Affairs departments toward multidisciplinary, team-based research, education, and entrepreneurship in a top 10 public research university. This hiring initiative continues an aggressive strategy to build a pre-eminent Department of Applied Physical Sciences, aiming for 20 new hires together with joint appointments from partnering departments. These new positions are intended to build upon existing strengths and aim for international prominence and leadership in the science and engineering of materials at the intersection of the physical, life, and energy sciences. All candidates should have clear potential, and commitment for research excellence, multidisciplinary collaboration, extramural funding from government, industry, or other sources, and translational impact in education and entrepreneurship. Excellence and commitment to education and mentorship at the graduate and undergraduate levels are essential qualities for this recruitment. The Department and University are broadly committed to equity and inclusion. It is part of our institutional mission to teach and engage a diverse community of undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars. We especially welcome applications from candidates who are committed to advancing these ideals. A PhD in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering or math) or related fields that contribute to applied physical sciences, is required.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: A PhD in a STEM field or related fields that contribute to applied physical sciences.

Qualification and Experience: All candidates should have clear potential, and commitment for research excellence, multidisciplinary collaboration, extramural funding from government, industry, or other sources, and translational impact in education and entrepreneurship. Excellence and commitment to education and mentorship at the graduate and undergraduate levels are essential qualities for this recruitment.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Richard Superfine, Department Chair

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: apssearch@unc.edu