Assistant or Associate Professor, Center for Materials for Information Technology (MINT)

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Requisition Number: 0811584 Number of Open Positions: 1 Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor Other Title Information: Assistant or Associate Professor, Center for Materials for Information Technology (MINT) Organization: 214101 - ENGINEERING DEAN'S OFFICE Position Summary:

-The faculty member will be expected to exercise the leadership and to perform the duties of a faculty member including teaching in one of the academic departments associated with Center for Materials for Information Technology (MINT) at the University of Alabama (UA).
-The faculty is expected to participate and collaborate with faculty in interdisciplinary research within a culture of collaboration and mutual support at MINT Center.
-The faculty will be expected to establish a robust externally funded research program.

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The Center for Materials for Information Technology (MINT) at the University of Alabama invites applications for one faculty position with a specialization in the fields of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials.
The MINT Center is an interdisciplinary organization for materials research for information technology. Approximately 40 faculty members from the departments of physics, chemistry, metallurgical and materials engineering, chemical and biological engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and applied mathematics participate in MINT research. Its mission is to perform world-class research in materials and phenomena relevant to information technology, to educate students in the applicable disciplines and to serve as a communication channel for the information technology industry.
Applicants should have a commitment to interdisciplinary research in magnetic materials and magnetic devices. A PhD degree in physics, chemistry, materials science, metallurgy, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, applied mathematics or a closely related discipline is required. Successful candidates will be appointed to a tenure-track position of assistant or associate professor in one of the participating departments and will be expected to teach and perform the duties of a faculty member in the department. Expertise is especially desired in the field of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials or closely related emerging areas, with preferred emphasis on nano/atomic scale materials design, fabrication and characterization.

Review of applications will begin as early as November 2018, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

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Additional Position Information:

Area: Magnetism and Magnetic Materials or closely related fields:
-Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetic Materials
-Magnetic-device Design, Fabrication and Characterization
-Computational Design of Magnetic Materials

Minimum Qualification:
A PhD in materials science, materials engineering, chemistry, physics,
metallurgy, chemical engineering, electrical engineering or a closely related

Preferred Qualification:
Experience performing research and teaching in a multidisciplinary environment, and applying for funding for research program.

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Search Initiation Date: 08/28/2018 Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit the following materials with their application.

a.Cover Letter
b.Curriculum Vitae
c.List of Publications and Patents
d.Statement of Research Interests
e.Statement on Educational Philosophy
f.List of references (at least three) including the name, e-mail address, title and affiliation

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. Please list the specific journal, publication, or website where you first discovered this position announcement. If applying due to a referral, please just state "Referral."

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  3. In what field(s) was/were your PhD(s) earned?

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  4. What is the name of your PhD granting institution?

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  5. What year did you receive your PhD?Answer "pending" if your PhD is not yet complete.

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  6. List up to 5 keywords related to your research field. (separated by commas)

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  7. How many refereed journal articles do you have that are either published or fully accepted?

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  8. What is the dollar value of all externally funded grants you have received to date?

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Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Research/Scholarship/Creative Activities Statement
  4. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Other Document 1




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Posted: 12/28/2018
Application Due: 3/28/2019
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