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Assistant Professor in Materials Engineering

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in Materials Engineering
Requisition Number FE02103
Working Title
Department Name 8H200:Chemical & Materials Engineering
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

Ph.D. degree in materials/polymer science and engineering, electrical engineering, physics, chemical engineering, or a related field

Required Related Experience

A strong record of research accomplishments and the capability to develop an active and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and be qualified to teach a wide range of courses in materials engineering.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

As part of a new growth initiative in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, in conjunction with the KY-NSF-EPSCoR and the Center for Applied Energy Research, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in materials engineering at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in materials engineering or a related field with a distinguished record of research accomplishments and the capability to develop an active and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and be qualified to teach courses in materials engineering.

The University of Kentucky is home to a vibrant and growing research community, with a strong infrastructure to support faculty development. The successful candidate will have expertise in research areas that complement existing strengths and that are targeted for future collaboration and growth within the College of Engineering, with our NSF-funded EPSCoR program, with the Center for Applied Energy Research, and with the College of Arts and Sciences.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research goals (upload under Specific Request 1), and a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (upload under Specific Request 2). Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15th, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, contact Prof. Jonathan Pham (jonathan.pham@uky.edu). Information on the Department can be found at: https://www.engr.uky.edu/

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Priority will be given to applicants with research accomplishments in organic and/or flexible devices, broadly interpreted. This includes but is not limited to organic and stretchable electronics, organic electronic materials development, and printed devices and structures.

Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-11-30

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