Faculty Position in Engineering Science and Mechanics and the Materials Research Institute

  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pennsylvania State University: Engineering Science and Mechanics, University Park, PA, USA
  • Sep 11, 2019
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

Faculty Position in Engineering Science and Mechanics and the Materials Research Institute

The Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) at The Pennsylvania State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in the area of advanced scanning/transmission electron microscopy (S/TEM). All academic ranks will be considered. Candidates who enrich our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. Engineering Science fosters a highly interdisciplinary environment, promoting collaborations across the engineering disciplines, materials sciences, mechanics, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and biological sciences.

 The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in advanced S/TEM with interests/applications in exploring new physics, materials science, physical/chemical processes, and the convergence of the materials and life Sciences. Areas of special interest include in-situ/environmental operando techniques; materials for quantum optics/computing; 2D materials; chemical catalysis; electrochemical charging; crystalline growth; phase transitions; and mechanical behavior. Candidates will have access to Penn State’s cutting-edge microscopes (Titan3 G2, Talos F200X, and the FEI Titan Krios cryo-TEM) in the Materials Research Institute and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences.

 The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in ESM and offer new courses in the area of his/her expertise. Additional information about the position and department can be found at http://www.esm.psu.edu. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in an engineering science-related discipline, and track record of accomplishments in both research and teaching. Nominations and applications will be screened immediately and considered until the position is filled.

 

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in an engineering science-related discipline, and track record of accomplishments in both research and teaching.

Application Details

Nominations and applications will be considered until the position is filled.

 Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Expected start date is August 2020.

 Applicants should submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. statements on contributions and plans on (a) research, (b) teaching, and (c) diversity and inclusion
  4. Three relevant publications
  5. Names and addresses of four references

 

Please submit these items electronically in one PDF file to job 90522 at https://apptrkr.com/1606383

 

Inquiries should be addressed to ESMTEMSearchCommittee@esm.psu.edu

 

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

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