Assistant Professor of Nanomaterials Engineering, 9 Month Salaried (Industrial and Manufacturin...

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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Nanomaterials Engineering, 9 Month Salaried (Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 44762
Department The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of nanomaterials engineering and manufacturing in the city of Tallahassee, Florida.

The IME Department is a dynamic group of faculty active in research across various areas of industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, and materials science and engineering. The IME department provides excellent research opportunities as home of the High-Performance Materials Institute (HPMI). Moreover, the successful candidate will have many opportunities to interact and collaborate with several FAMU and FSU laboratories/centers including the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory; the Center for Advanced Power Systems; Aeropropulsion, Mechatronics, and Energy Center and the Center of Research Excellence in Science and Technology. HPMI is a center of excellence with comprehensive facilities for research, education, and commercialization in the fields of advanced composites, multifunctional nanomaterials, advanced manufacturing and process modeling and optimization. Over the last 5 years, the annual research expenditures have averaged approximately $2.5 million from multiple sources including active NSF, NASA, and DoD grants. (Details can be found at the Department web
page: and the HPMI website: The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program, collaborate with interdisciplinary researchers across campus, and demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in education. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in service activities within the department, the university and the profession.Qualifications Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related discipline. Priority will be given to candidates in the area of nanomaterials and nanocomposites modeling and manufacturing, as well as data science application in composite analysis and manufacturing. Industry and government experience is a plus.Other Information The preferred candidate will be hired at the assistant professor level, although applicants with outstanding qualifications and experience may be considered for appointment at a higher rank.Contact Info Any questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Mei Zhang at [email protected] Information The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is the unique combination of two outstanding universities with overlapping but distinct missions - the nation's top Historically Black College/University with a Tier-1 research university. As such we provide an outstanding research and entrepreneurship-based education to one of the most diverse student populations in the US. Faculty are employed by one of our partner universities, but hold joint faculty privileges at both institutions.Pay Plan This is a Faculty position.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

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Posted: 2/7/2019
Application Due: 4/2/2019
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