The Materials Research and Education Center at Auburn University seeks an outstanding individual for a tenure track faculty position in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. Candidates will be considered at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels. Candidates are sought to enhance strategic areas targeted by the department, college and university for growth in detection, food safety, food security and food quality. In particular, emphasis will be placed on applicants with a record of research accomplishments in Advanced Functional Materials Research. Research areas of particular interests include but are not limited to sensing systems, biosensors, and sensing materials.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong individual research program in one of the above areas. Associate level applicants and higher must demonstrate an active nationally and internationally recognized program. The candidate will be expected to participate in large-scale, multidisciplinary team efforts in one of the above areas. The appointee will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in materials engineering and develop innovative, cross-disciplinary instructional activities.
The successful candidate must be professionally trained in materials science and engineering or a close field and hold a PhD from an accredited institution. A review of applications will begin March 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. A link to the posting and application can be found at http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2051.
The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin, and the candidate must continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.
Auburn University is located in the City of Auburn which was recently ranked in the top 10 Nationally of Best Small Cities for Education and listed as one of the top 10 places to live nationally. The university was chartered in 1856, and it has an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students, as well as, being ranked in the top 50 of public institutions. The picturesque main campus covers 1,875 acres and includes the entire southwest quadrant of the city of Auburn.