Associate or Full Professor, Cluster Hire in Carbon-based Electronics and Photonics

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Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleAssociate or Full Professor, Cluster Hire in Carbon-based Electronics and PhotonicsSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with education, rank, and experiencePosition Number00105667-CWork ScheduleAcademic Position - Hours VaryFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.00Department170101 - College of Sciences - DeanDepartmentChemistry - Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program- Carbon-based Electronics, Spintronics, and PhotonicsJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program is a cluster hire program that marks the first major initiative of the university’s strategic plan, “The Pathway to the Future.” NC State will soon complete its first cohort of twelve clusters, that will result in 44 new faculty members. Due to the success of the first cohort of clusters, the Chancellor released a second cohort of eight new clusters that began recruiting in the spring of 2015 which will bring an additional 33 faculty members. Explore the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program and the first cohort of twelve clusters at

The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program is bringing some of the best and brightest minds to join NC State University’s interdisciplinary efforts to solve some of the globe’s most significant problems. Guided by a strong strategic plan and an aggressive vision, the cluster hiring program is adding new faculty members in select fields to add more breadth and depth to NC State’s already-strong efforts. The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program marks a major initiative of the university’s strategic plan, “The Pathway to the Future.” NC State will soon complete its first cohort of twelve clusters with 41 hires to date. This success led to a commitment to establish eight new clusters consisting of 33 additional interdisciplinary faculty hires. We invite you to explore more information about the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program and this cluster at and, respectively.

Essential Job Duties

As part of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program, the Carbon-based Electronics, Spintronics, and Photonics Cluster at NC State University seeks candidates to fill a Tenured Faculty Position (Associate or Full Professor) with expertise in synthetic materials chemistry. The ideal candidate should be a visionary leader in materials chemistry with demonstrated research excellence in the synthesis and characterization of organic, polymeric, and other carbon-based materials (including hybrids) for electronics, photonics, and related technologies. Priority will be given to candidates that have demonstrated interdisciplinary collaborations that cut across academic units and are able to generate the requisite research funding necessary for supporting these activities.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related discipline from an accredited institution.

Departmental Required Skills

The candidate should have extensive experience teaching in the University Chemistry curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The candidate must also have experience in the research mentoring of doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows as evidenced through publication of research articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Priority will be given to candidates that have demonstrated interdisciplinary collaborations that cut across academic units.

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Special Instructions

Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of publications (as other document 1), and a statement of research (as other document 2).

A comprehensive review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Felix Castellano ([email protected]).

Job Open Date08/31/2016Anticipated Closing DateIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire DateAA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you or will you have a PhD in Chemistry or related scientific field completed by the anticipated start date?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document (1)
  4. Other Document (2)
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 10/17/2019
    Application Due: 10/12/2020
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