Assistant/Associate Professor - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0808993)

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Detailed Job Description

- The faculty member will be expected to teach and perform the duties of a faculty member in one of the academic departments.
- The faculty member collaborates with faculty in the University of Alabama, Center for Materials for Information Technology.
- The faculty member will participate in interdisciplinary research within a culture of collaboration, shared goals and resources, and mutual support and challenge.
- The faculty member will be expected to establish a robust externally funded research program.


The University of Alabama (UA) has a faculty position to be associated with its Center for Materials for Information Technology (MINT). The MINT Center is an interdisciplinary organization for materials research for information technology. Approximately 40 faculty members from the departments of physics, chemistry, metallurgical and materials engineering, chemical and biological engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and applied mathematics participate in MINT research. Its mission is to perform world-class research in materials and phenomena relevant to information technologies, to educate students in the applicable disciplines and to serve as a communication channel for the information technology industry.
Applicants should have a commitment to interdisciplinary research in materials. A PhD degree in physics, chemistry, materials science, metallurgy, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, applied mathematics or a closely related discipline is required. Successful candidates will be appointed to tenure track or tenured position in one of the participating departments and will be expected to teach and perform the duties of a faculty member in the department. Expertise is especially desired in the experimental field of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials or closely related, with preferred emphasis on nano/atomic scale materials fabrication and characterization, nano-device fabrication and computer aided materials design.
Review of applications will begin as early as August 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

Applicants should apply at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/35452 with the following information:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. List of Publications and Patents (attach to “Other Documents”)
4. Statement of Research Interests
5. Statement on Educational Philosophy
6. Three reference letters must be sent at the time of application to the following e-mail address (clusterhire@mint.ua.edu), with the subject title: Reference letter for MINT Cluster.

Additional Position Information

Area:
Magnetism and Magnetic Materials or closely related
Fields:
-Nano/Atomic-scale Materials Fabrication and Characterization
-Nano-device Fabrication
-Computer-aided Materials Design

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should apply at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/35452 with the following information:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. List of Publications and Patents (attach to “Other Documents”)
4. Statement of Research Interests
5. Statement on Educational Philosophy
6. Three reference letters must be sent at the time of application to the following e-mail address (clusterhire@mint.ua.edu), with the subject title: Reference letter for MINT Cluster.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • MATERIALS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Materials Sciences
  • Other Sciences
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter