Assistant Professor – Materials/Corrosion
The University of Akron
The Assistant Professor – Materials/Corrosion is expected to contribute to the core teaching, mentoring, and research missions of both departments. In particular, the successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, externally-funded research program, teach core courses and develop new specialized courses, work collaboratively with diverse populations, supervise graduate research and contribute to departmental, college and university services.
The candidate should have a doctorate degree in one of the following disciplines: materials engineering, mechanical engineering, or corrosion engineering. Background in modeling and simulation of materials degradation would be desired. Rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.
Expertise in at least one (preferable more than one) of the following areas:
- Mechanical behavior of materials: fatigue, fatigue corrosion, fracture mechanisms and fracture toughness, high temperature mechanical behavior and influence of composition/manufacturing on those properties, stress corrosion cracking.
- Elevated temperature, environmentally assisted crack growth mechanical degradation of materials for metals and ceramics.
Prior experience and a commitment to continue working with or teaching diverse groups and diverse students will be valued.
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you’ll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.
We’re committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We’re also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.
Application deadline: Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research, a statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions, and the names of at least three references to your profile.
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