Assistant Professor

Socorro, NM
Negotiable + Retirement, Health, Dental, & Vision
Jul 31, 2018
Aug 30, 2018
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering is seeking outstanding candidates for a full-time tenure-track position in the area of Materials Engineering in the broad areas of Polymers, Ceramics or Metals, to start August 2019. Specializations may include Biomaterials, Nanomaterials, Energetic Materials or other areas of regional interest. Development of strong research ties to the National Laboratories is encouraged. For full consideration, please apply before December 15, 2018. The position is available at the Assistant Professor level. Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include classroom teaching, advising undergraduate and graduate students (at both MS and PhD level), development of a vigorous externally funded research program, and active participation in campus-related and professional service. The applicant must possess a doctoral degree in Materials Engineering, or a closely related field (e.g., Metallurgical, Ceramic or Polymer Science/Engineering, as well as more general degrees such as Physics, Chemistry, and Chemical Engineering with research focus on polymers, ceramics or metals). Applicants must have excellent research and communication skills and must be able and willing to teach courses in basic Materials Engineering as well as specialty classes in their subfield. In addition, the candidate will be expected to teach general engineering courses from time to time. Applications should include a cover letter summarizing education and experience, a separate statement of teaching and research interests, a complete vita, and a list of three to five references. Please send applications to: New Mexico Tech, Human Resources, 801 Leroy Place, Brown Hall, Socorro, NM 87801-4796. Applications can also be sent by e-mail to Rosa Jaramillo:, and please also copy Information about the University can be found at For questions on the application process, contact the Human Resources office at (575-835-5206). For more information on the department, please visit, and on the position itself, contact the Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Department co-Chair at Equal Employment Opportunity NMT is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. NMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Excellent benefits (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, and a generous retirement plan. New Mexico Tech is located in Socorro, the scenic Rio Grande River Valley of central New Mexico, 75 miles south of Albuquerque with its many attractions, and 139 miles south of Santa Fe. Nearby mountains and desert canyons provides opportunities for excellent hiking, climbing, and mountain biking. The Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, located just south of Socorro along a major north-south flyway, offers some of the best birding in the USA.