Job DescriptionAbout the Department
The mission of the NC State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering is to provide students with a sound materials engineering education, advance the understanding and application of scientific principles, enhance economic development, and improve the quality of life of our citizens through teaching, research, and outreach programs.
In addition to ensuring that our students are exposed to modern materials engineering principles and have access to modern equipment and technology to support their educational experience, the Department seeks to create a team-oriented environment throughout our academic enterprise.
Our goal is to produce well-rounded materials engineers who can function effectively in the technical arena as well as possess the skills to assume leadership roles in industry, academia, and government.
Essential Job Duties
The Assistant Research Professor will develop research plans for modeling of soft and biological materials, co-advise students and interact with industrial partners. The Assistant Research Professor is also expected to prepare new proposals, presents at conferences and workshops, and publish results of these research projects, as appropriate. In addition, the Assistant Research Professor will lead and mentor undergraduate and graduate students through these research programs.
The selected candidate may be required to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level, as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned by the department head.
There may be administrative duties assigned, depending on the candidate’s qualifications.
Minimum Education and Experience
PhD in Materials Science and Engineering or related field and at least 5 years of experience post PhD.
Other Required Qualifications
Previous experience in undergraduate advising
Previous experience in engineering education research
Previous experience in undergraduate recruiting