Open Rank Faculty - Dielectric and Piezoelectric Materials, MSE

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Open Rank Faculty - Dielectric and Piezoelectric Materials, MSE

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with credentials, qualifications and experience

Work Schedule:

Academic positions - Hours vary

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Materials Science & Engineering

About the Department:

The Department of MSE is recognized as one of the premier national and international academic and research programs. The Department contains 24 tenure/tenure-track faculty members, 2 teaching faculty and 11 research staff, 15 postdoctoral research scholars, 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 dielectrics and piezoelectric 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 relationships, fundamental physics, and applied physics of dielectric and piezoelectric materials is desired with an emphasis on experimentation.

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.

There maybe administrative duties assigned, dependent on candidate’s qualifications.

Minimum Experience and Education:

PhD in Materials Science and Engineering or related science or engineering discipline 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 required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open Until Filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

Position Number:


Position Type:

Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



9 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

140801 - Materials Science &Engineering


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.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time