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Assistant / Associate Professor

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Position Information

Position Title Assistant / Associate Professor
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Department Materials Science and NanoEngineering
Position Details

Position Description

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 in materials science at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

We seek an individual who has demonstrated excellence in one (preferably both) of the following areas in materials science:
1) Functional ceramic/electronic materials including synthesis, device fabrication and materials physics of these systems
(2) Advanced structural characterization techniques with emphasis on electron microscopy related techniques.

Preference will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work rather than to the sub-area of research.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree
Specify Concentration / Degree Type

PhD, or PhD requirements must be fulfilled by July 1 of the year employment commences.

A successful candidate will hold a PhD in a closely related discipline with some post-PhD research and teaching experience.

Education Preferred
Other Required Qualifications

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.

Other Qualifications Preferred
Physical Demands

Working in lab environment, using lab safety standards and standing for long periods of time.

Requisition Details

Requisition Details

Requisition Number F18020
Open Date 10/23/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 12/31/2017
Desired Start Date 07/01/2018
Position Status Full-Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Special Instructions

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Publications List
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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