UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
Asst Professor/Assoc ProfessorDepartment:
UNT-Materials Science & Engineer-130330College/School:
College of EngineeringJob Location:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
ORP EligibleAdditional Retirement Information:
For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.Department Summary:
Our strength is underpinned by our commitment to excellence in student engagement, teaching and research. We integrate our research with teaching, and provide ample opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to learn from experienced faculty through hands-on laboratory work. Our faculty research covers a broad portfolio and includes structural alloys, radiation resilient glasses, materials for wear, corrosion, medical implants, additive manufacturing, electronic materials for sensors, transistors, optoelectronics and energy conversion. In short, whatever your specific materials interest, at UNT you will find a home at a Tier 1 research university with excellent research facilities, exceptional faculty mentoring and teaching, and superb opportunities to develop as a scientist-engineer.Position Summary:
The Center for Agile and Adaptive Additive Manufacturing (CAAAM), a State of Texas funded multi-million-dollar initiative with a multi-disciplinary focus on further advancing the science and technology of additive manufacturing, the Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes Institute (AMMPI), a research institute which is focused to test, develop and process next-generation materials via rapid combinatorial assessment and advanced processing technologies and the Materials Research Facility (MRF) with advanced characterization capabilities. A successful candidate will work closely with the CAAAM and AMMPI associated faculty and researchers in multidisciplinary areas complementary to advanced rechargeable batteries, materials, and characterization
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
The University of North Texas seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure track position in Materials Science and Engineering (MTSE). Applicants are sought at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the area of materials for advanced rechargeable batteries. Areas of interest include but are not limited to advanced batteries (e.g., solid state, metal-air, multivalent cation, batteries under extreme conditions, thin film batteries) and other next generation battery materials synthesis, discovery and optimization, mechanisms in batteries, in-situ and in-operando physical and electrochemical characterization methods. A successful candidate must be capable of developing a strong externally funded research program and have a strong interest in both undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. Salary, benefits, and teaching load typical for a major research university can be expected.Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering, or a closely related field, postdoctoral experience, and have demonstrated experience and expertise in rechargeable batteries, battery materials, battery design and construction, and physical and electro-chemical characterization.Physical Requirements:
For the Assistant Professor position, a strong publication record and the potential to succeed in securing external research funding and mentoring graduate students are required.
For the Associate Professor position, a sustained record of high-quality technical publications, advising graduate students, mentoring post-doctoral research associates and senior researchers, providing service to the University and the profession, and securing external funding for research activities (ideally with current research funding) are also required.
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A successful candidate will work closely with the CAAAM and AMMPI associated faculty and researchers in multidisciplinary areas complementary to advanced rechargeable batteries, materials, and characterization.Quicklink for Posting:
Screening of applications will continue until the search is closed.