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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position
Rice University
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Posted:
February 21, 2014
Location:
Houston, Texas
Salary:
Open
Level:
Experienced
Sector:
Academic
Work Function:
Faculty 4-Year College/University
Discipline:
Physics: Materials
Preferred Education:
Doctorate

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position
In Materials Science and NanoEngineering


The Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering in the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2015. We seek an individual who has demonstrated excellence in one of the following areas in materials science: Computational materials science from ab-initio to continuum methods with possible focus on soft materials and biomaterials, functional ceramics, electrochemistry, magnetic materials, metals and alloys, and nanoengineering. Preference will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate's work rather than to the sub-area of research. Exceptional candidates with other expertise will also be considered. A successful candidate will hold a Ph.D., or will have fulfilled the Ph.D. requirements by November 1 of the year employment commences, in a closely related discipline. Applicants are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Successful applicants must also have a strong commitment to, and potential for excellence in, teaching, research, and service. Applications should include a detailed curriculum vita that includes a list of publications, a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of at least four references with references' postal and email addresses, and telephone and fax information. These documents can be uploaded when you apply for this position at http://msne-facultyapps.rice.edu. Candidates from under-represented groups, including women, are encouraged to apply. This position will be kept open until filled but priority will be given to applications received before March 31, 2014. The position is at the assistant professor level but exceptional candidates at higher levels may apply. For information about the department, visit our website at www.msne.rice.edu. Rice University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity.

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