The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University seeks outstanding applicants for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. The department is interested in candidates with experimental, computational, or theoretical expertise in any aspect of materials science and engineering.
We are dedicated to building a diverse community and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups. The university recognizes that attracting world-class faculty may require addressing dual-career needs and has in place policies to promote work-life balance. Where necessary, the MSE department will work to the best of its ability alongside the university in securing employment eligibility for international applicants.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. Recruited applicants are anticipated to commence their position in the Fall of 2020, with a later start date possible.
Applications must be submitted online. Applications must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement (limit 5 pages), a teaching statement, and contact information for 3-5 references who could provide letters of recommendation by the time of application review. The 1-2 page cover letter should summarize the applicant’s (i) research and teaching accomplishments, (ii) vision for their future research program and its connection to activities ongoing at Northwestern, and (iii) approach to contributing to a diverse and inclusive learning environment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
About Northwestern University
The first academic department of its kind in the world, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University is consistently ranked one of the top programs in the field. Outstanding classroom and laboratory instruction, as well as the opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in leading research, are hallmarks of the department.
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