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Faculty Tenure Track - 9 Mo
Kent State University

Date Posted Jun. 29, 2021
Title Faculty Tenure Track - 9 Mo
University Kent State University
Kent, OH, United States
Department Advanced Materials & Liquid Crystal Institute
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Associate Professor
  • Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences
Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo
Advanced Materials & Liquid Crystal Institute

Kent Campus - Kent, OH

The Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University (KSU) encourages applications from outstanding scientists at the Associate or Full Professor levels with established research programs in experimental advanced materials and/or at the interfaces with soft matter science, broadly defined. Areas of interest may include nanomaterials, biomaterials, polymers, liquid crystals, responsive and adaptive materials and/or any combination thereof. The successful candidate will have a PhD and demonstrate a strong record of research supported by extramural funding, a commitment to work with diverse populations, and will become a member of a larger Kent State Research Community which includes the Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, and Physics as well as the Brain Health Research Institute and Design Innovation. Collaborative and highly interdisciplinary research agendas will be viewed as particularly attractive assets for candidates applying for this position.

Application Process: To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, concise statements describing research plans and teaching interests along with the contact information for three references to: (position 987883). For more information, please contact Torsten Hegmann ( Review of applications will begin August 16, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Kent State University (KSU) is ranked as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation, has a strong research mission, and is dedicated to student and faculty success. We are consistently rated by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” Nestled in the Cuyahoga River Valley in beautiful NE Ohio, Kent State is less than 50 miles from Cleveland, 20 miles from Akron and 10 miles from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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