ASSOCIATE / FULL PROFESSOR #00078711
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36487
Materials Science and Engineering
Posted until filled with review of applications to begin May 11, 2021
Full Time/Part Time
Full Time, Benefit Eligible
The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) seeks candidates for an associate or full professor, based on qualifications, in the Materials Science and Engineering Department (MSE). The MSE department has 16 tenured/tenure track faculty and five non-tenure track teaching/research faculty. The department offers undergraduate degrees in ceramic and metallurgical engineering and graduate degrees in materials science and engineering along with ceramic and metallurgical engineering. The department has approximately 180 undergraduate students and 70 graduate students, placing it among the top ten in size nationally. Department faculty conduct research in diverse areas ranging from advanced high strength steels and metal additive manufacturing to ceramics for extreme environments and optical materials. Department faculty have approximately $5.5M in annual expenditures.
The faculty member is expected to be involved in undergraduate and graduate education, conduct internationally recognized and externally funded research, and participate in service to the university and profession. The position is anticipated to begin in Fall 2021.Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Ceramic Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering or a closely related field. Ten or more years of experience with research on ceramic/composite materials for extreme environment application.Preferred Qualifications
Candidates are expected to be renowned scholars with an earned doctorate in ceramic engineering, materials science and engineering or a closely related field. They will have demonstrated a strong commitment to inclusion and an outstanding record of excellence in research, teaching, and service at a level commensurate with appointment as a tenured, full professor. The successful candidates will have the ability to work with diverse teams on multi-disciplinary research projects. Preferred qualifications of the successful candidate include:
- Strong record of collaborative, competitively funded research;
- Ten or more years of experience with research on ceramic/composite materials for extreme environment applications;
- History of participation in multi-investigator research teams;
- Excellent communication skills and commitment to teaching excellence at all levels;
- Participation in activities that enhance the visibility of the university;
- Commitment to MSE department goals of increasing recruitment of students from under-represented groups and providing an inclusive and supportive environment for students, staff and faculty.
Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research plans 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and 5) complete contact information for at least three references to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resource Office at https://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and Word; hardcopy application materials will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin May 11, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. Bill Fahrenholtz, chair of the search committee, at [email protected].
Missouri S&T’s Materials Science and Engineering department, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. Missouri S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work/life balance of its faculty and staff (see http://hr.mst.edu). Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.
Founded in 1870 as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri S&T is a STEM-focused research university and part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 99 different degree programs in 40 areas of study, including engineering, the sciences, business and information technology, the humanities, and the liberal arts. Missouri S&T is known globally and is highly ranked for providing a high return on tuition investment, exceptional career opportunities for graduates, and an emphasis on applied, hands-on learning through student design teams and cooperative education and internship opportunities. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit https://www.mst.edu.Comments
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