Assistant, Associate, Full Professor - Carbon-based Electronics and Photonics

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Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor - Carbon-based Electronics and Photonics

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience

Work Schedule:

full-time, Monday-Friday

Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program - Carbon-based Electronics and Photonics Cluster

About the Department:

The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program at NC State University is bringing some of the best and brightest minds to join our 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.” We invite you to explore the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program and this cluster at

The Carbon Electronics Cluster is a part of the NC State University Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program. The Cluster consists of over 20 core faculty members from Departments of Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The research within the cluster is highly collaborative.

The Cluster faculty perform cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and provide international leadership in the field of carbon electronics. Some of the disciplines include chemical synthesis of organic, hybrid electronic materials, synthesis of carbon electronic materials by additive manufacturing, structural characterization using synchrotron radiation, in-situ characterization, photophysical characterization using femtosecond ultrafast spectroscopy, device fabrication including sensors, thin film transistors, photovoltaic cells, light emitting diodes and lasers.

More information about the Carbon Electronics cluster can be found at

Essential Job Duties:

As part of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program, the Carbon Electronics Cluster 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 Cluster at North Carolina State University is seeking to hire outstanding individuals in open rank tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in the general area of chemical synthesis, materials characterization, photonics, bioelectronics and sensing device processing. Successful candidates will have achieved or will be on a trajectory for international prominence, and senior candidates will have demonstrated vision and skills to lead collaborative, multidisciplinary research efforts. We are specifically looking for candidates who are highly collaborative with the existing core Cluster faculty.

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 Education and Experience:

A Ph.D. in a related field (such as Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.) 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 the appropriate discipline.

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:

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

Postdoctoral experience.

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

In addition to your application, please attach Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Contact Information for Professional References, and a combined Research 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:

140101 - College Of Engineering-dean's


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: 5/13/2021
Application Due: 5/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time