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Faculty Position in Materials Science
California Institute of Technology

Date Posted Sep. 28, 2018
Title Faculty Position in Materials Science
University California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, United States
Department Materials Science
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Material/Metallurgy

The California Institute of Technology invites applications for a Materials Science tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the department of Applied Physics and Materials Science of the Division of Engineering and Applied Science. Caltech’s Applied Physics and Materials Science department is a unique environment where innovative, interdisciplinary, and foundational research is conducted in a collegial atmosphere. Materials science research at Caltech focuses on the application of scientific and engineering principles to understanding synthesis-structure-properties relationships in materials, including a diverse array of applications.

Candidates in all areas of materials science or related fields are invited to apply, including (but not limited to) those with a primary research focus on discovery, synthesis and processing of materials. Candidates are expected to make strong commitments to excellence in research, teaching and mentoring. Initial appointments will be made at the assistant professor level for four years and are contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. degree. Questions about the application process may be directed to

Please submit an online application and include a brief cover letter; curriculum vitae; relevant publications, a description of proposed research, and a statement of teaching interests. Also required are three letters of recommendation, and instructions will be given for submission of letters of reference when you apply online.

Position will remain open until filled, however, applications completed by November 15th, 2018 will be assured of receiving full consideration.

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Contact Information

  • Caltech Materials Science Search Committee
    Materials Science
    California Institute of Technology
    1200 E. California Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91125


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