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Assistant Research Professor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Nov. 6, 2018
Title Assistant Research Professor
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Worcester, MA
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences

Assistant Research Professor


Provost Office

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Assistant Research Professor - Materials for Energy. Seeking a research faculty with a background in the area of materials for solar energy and energy storage. Candidates should have a PhD in theoretical and applied physics, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering. Prior exposure to the applications of experimental techniques and theoretical/computational methods to the study of solar cells, light emitting devices, and batteries would be desirable. Successful candidates should also have a proven record of publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at national/international conferences. This is a one or two year appointment.

Required Documents:
(1) CV
(2) Cover Letter
(3) Research Statement
(4) List of References

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI

WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI

WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.


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