Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Manufacturing and Mechanics of Advanced Materials

Tempe, Arizona
commensurate with experience
Nov 07, 2017
Dec 07, 2017
Field of specialization
Engineering, Materials
Job Type
Full time

Faculty Positions in Manufacturing and Mechanics of Advanced Materials

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) are hiring faculty to support a broad initiative in advanced processing and manufacturing.  In conjunction with that initiative, we seek applicants for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in the areas of, processing and manufacturing of advanced materials; design, and modeling/simulation. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, additive manufacturing of metallic and ceramic materials, innovative manufacturing approaches, integration of multiple materials in complex systems, and mechanics of architectured materials.

We seek applicants who will contribute to our programs and will leverage investments by the University in promoting interdisciplinary teaching and research.  These investments include, among others, the Center for 4D Materials Science (, the Flexible Electronics and Display Center (, Lightworks (,  and the Biodesign Institute (, along with academic programs across the University.  The current openings are intended to broaden our expertise and expand collaborations.

Appointments will be at the assistant, associate or full professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2018.   Although the faculty appointment may be in any of the six Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering programs in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy are currently among the most involved in the interest areas of the search.

Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and undertake service activities.

Required qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • Demonstrated evidence of research capability
  • Commitment to teaching excellence as appropriate to the candidate’s rank

Desired qualifications:

  • A commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to research and teaching

Review of applications will begin December 22, 2017 if not filled, reviews will occur on the 1st and 15th of the month thereafter until the search is closed.  Apply at: Candidates will be asked to submit the following documents through their Interfolio Dossier.

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Research statement
  • Contact information for three references

For more information or questions about these positions, please contact the search committee chairs Professor Nik Chawla ( and Professor Jerry Lin (

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  See ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) at and the Title IX statement at