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Advanced Materials Faculty Job Posting (Department of Nanoscience)

University of north carolina greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina
$75000 - $80000
Closing date
Jun 21, 2024

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Field of specialization
Materials, Nanotechnology
Work Function
Research-Applied, Teaching-Graduate
Job Type
Full time

Advanced Materials Faculty Job Posting (Department of Nanoscience)

The Nanoscience Department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks to hire a tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in support of its concentration in advanced materials to its PhD and MS programs. The Department of Nanoscience is a dynamic and transdisciplinary department that is graduate-only and research-intensive. The Department of Nanoscience offers several graduate degree programs including Ph.D.’s in Nanoscience with concentrations in Advanced Materials and Synthetic Biology; a thesis-based MS; and a Professional MS in collaboration with the Bryan School of Business and Economics. The department is located within the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, an institution joined at the Dean level between the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University.

Applicants who work in the field of advanced nanomaterials and can complement or grow current research efforts in the department (primarily experimental) are welcome to apply. Of particular interest are those whose research programs will focus on and expertise in the design, fabrication and synthesis, characterization, and applications of advanced materials, particularly in the context of nanoscience and nanotechnology of semiconductors primarily experimental with the extensive use of cleanroom.The nanoscience faculty has access to a suite of cleanroom micro/nanofabrication tools, material synthesis and testing resources. However, all strong applicants working in the field of advanced materials broadly defined will be considered. Qualified applicants will have an earned PhD in a relevant science discipline such as chemistry or chemical engineering, physics, materials science and engineering, electrical engineering, or biomaterials, and have at least two years of postdoctoral training. Competitive candidates will have an excellent record of research as demonstrated by their publication record and exhibit great promise of extramural funding or have an established record of extramural funding. New faculty will be expected to develop an externally-supported research program, teach effectively at the graduate level, collaborate with researchers in the Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering as well as with researchers in their field, and participate in Departmental and University service activities, with opportunities at the Joint School to engage in entrepreneurial activities.

To learn more or apply for this position please visit our website at and view position number 999969.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their application – Current CV with publications, cover letter, list of references, research statement, teaching philosophy, two or more reference letters, unofficial transcripts

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email address, and phone numbers of at least (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the SpartanTalent system via email and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant submits the application for consideration.

Complete applications including references should be received by October 1, 2024 for full consideration; however, the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the search process should be directed to the department chair, Dr. Yirong Mo ( ).

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified candidates. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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