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Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 77450



Working Title:
Professor - Materials Science & Engineering
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
PhD or equivalent degree in Materials or a related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
2 years research experience; an outstanding reputation in the field.
Principal duties:
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks new faculty at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. Distinguished candidates with outstanding records of achievement will be considered for the Y. Austin Chang Chair in Materials Science and Engineering. The new faculty will augment and enhance present departmental strengths in research and teaching. Applications are encouraged in advanced polymeric, ceramic, and metallic materials. Areas of interest include but are not limited to the integration of experiment and computation in materials research and in situ materials characterization via electron microscopy and ultrafast techniques.

Successful candidates will be expected to have or develop an internationally recognized research program, to demonstrate leadership in creative research, to attract extramural funding, to be dedicated to excellence and innovation in both undergraduate and graduate education, and to provide service to the profession.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Minimum $90,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:AUGUST 25, 2014
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: DECEMBER 01, 2013
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #77450 to:
Paul Evans
Phone: 608-263-2473
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Fax: 608-262-8353
1509 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

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We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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