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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor


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Review of applications will begin September 1, 2017.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Posting Number P0835F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

SEARCH EXTENDED: The Materials Research and Education Center at Auburn University seeks an outstanding individual for multiple tenure track faculty positions in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. Candidates will be considered at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels. Exceptional candidates with interests in research and teaching in all areas of materials science and engineering will be considered. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, advanced functional materials for sensors and metals-based additive manufacturing materials and processes.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong individual research program in one of the above areas. Associate level applicants and higher must demonstrate an active nationally and internationally recognized program. The candidate will be expected to participate in large-scale, multidisciplinary team efforts in one of the above areas. The appointee will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in materials engineering and develop innovative, cross-disciplinary instructional activities.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must be professionally trained in materials science and engineering or a close field and hold a PhD from an accredited institution. The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin, and the candidate must continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a record of high quality research publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings, and demonstrated ability to work within multidisciplinary teams.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2017.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research and/or Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Rec1 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  2. Letter of Rec2 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  3. Letter of Rec3 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  4. Transcripts