Open-Rank Faculty - Structural Materials, MSE

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Posting Details

Posting NumberPG190074EPInternal Recruitment NoWorking TitleOpen-Rank Faculty - Structural Materials, MSEAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with credentials, qualifications and experienceWork ScheduleM-FJob LocationRaleigh, NCDepartment Materials Science &EngineeringAbout the Department

The Department of MSE is recognized as one of the premier national and international academic and research programs. The Department contains 27 tenure/tenure-track faculty members, 2 teaching faculty and 11 research staff, 20 postdoctoral fellows, and about 300 graduate and undergraduate students.

The faculty perform cutting-edge research, teach and provide international leadership in diverse areas of materials research, including electronic, dielectric, optical, magnetic, and structural materials, metallurgy, nanoscience/nanotechnology, soft matter, biological materials, structural characterization, and computational materials.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University seeks applications/nominations for new faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor (tenure/tenure-track).

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University is seeking to hire outstanding individuals in open rank tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in the general area of structural materials. Successful candidates will have achieved or be on a trajectory for international prominence, and senior candidates will have demonstrated vision and skills to lead collaborative, multidisciplinary research efforts. We also value individuals who demonstrate a commitment to fostering creative teaching and instructional methods to enhance our undergraduate and graduate curricula. In–depth knowledge of the processing / structure / properties / deformation physics of metallic materials is desired.

Other Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a funded, independent research program as well as to collaborate with other researchers at NC State.

The candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Minimum Experience and Education

A Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or a related field is required (must have by date of hire), as well as demonstrated ability in teaching and research.

Other Required Qualifications

Ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Materials Science and Engineering.

Senior candidates must have clear international standing, an exceptional record of publishing and external funding, and a demonstrated record of scientific excellence and leadership.

Junior candidates must demonstrate promise of clear international standing, an exceptional record of publishing and external funding, and a demonstrated record of scientific excellence and leadership.

Preferred Qualifications

Postdoctoral experience

Required License(s) or Certification(s)


Valid NC Driver's License requiredNoCommercial Driver's License requiredNoJob Open Date08/14/2019Anticipated Close DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

In addition to your application, please attach Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Contact Information for Professional References, Research Statement and Teaching Statement.

Position Number00000625Position TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)1.0Appointment9 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse WeatherNon Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency EventsNon Mandatory - Emergency EventIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoDepartment ID140801 - Materials Science &EngineeringAA/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 Questions

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  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
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  2. If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

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Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Statement
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    Posted: 10/14/2020
    Application Due: 1/12/2021
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