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Faculty Cluster Initiative in Materials Science and Engineering
California State University Northridge

  • Nov. 28, 2016
  • Faculty Cluster Initiative in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry; Physics and Astronomy; or Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management
  • California State University Northridge
    Northridge, CA
    United States
  • open until filled
  • August 2017
  • Assistant Professor
  • Physics - General
    Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Chemistry - General
    Astronomy and Astrophysics
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California State University Northridge invites applications for three tenure-track positions in Materials Science and Engineering. The appointments are expected to be at the level of Assistant Professor and to begin in the Fall semester of 2017. The potential home departments for the positions are Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics and Astronomy, and Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management. The three hires will be part of a Materials Science and Engineering cluster that the University has recently identified for strategic growth. The example areas of interest include, but are not limited to materials characterization, fabrication, synthesis and processing; computational materials science; active, electronic and spintronic materials; and materials for additive manufacturing.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering or related fields, and a clear record of research accomplishments. In addition to research, candidates should have an interest and ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Materials Science and Engineering, and demonstrate a commitment to working with an ethnically and culturally diverse student population. We seek candidates who can establish and maintain vigorous and externally funded research programs. It is anticipated that the University will provide start-up funds and release time from teaching during the first three years of appointment. Additional release time from teaching is available to faculty members who carry out research with significant external support. The campus is located in a suburb of Los Angeles, in close proximity to other universities and major research centers.

Screening of complete applications will begin on January 17, 2017, and remain open until the positions are filled. For more details, please review the official position announcement and submit your application online.

  • At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sexual expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs. Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077. For questions about the online application, please contact Recruitment Services at (818) 677-2512.

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