The Ohio State University, Materials Science & Engineering

2552 12258
Position ID:OSU-MSE-AY19MSE1 [#12258, Polymer/Biomaterials]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty, Polymer/Biomaterials Synthesis
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Materials Science / Engineering
Appl Deadline:2019/04/30 (posted 2018/10/04, listed until 2019/08/31)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Tenure-Track Professor

Polymer/Biomaterials Synthesis

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

The Ohio State University

Description: The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University (https://mse.osu.edu) invites applications for a regular tenure-track faculty appointment in the area of polymer synthesis for biomaterials. Appointment is anticipated at the rank of Full, Associate or Assistant Professor; tenure will be possible based on experience, research track record and technical accomplishments. Biomaterials research has many application areas at Ohio State, and the successful applicant will be expected to deepen and complement existing departmental activities in implant modification, tissue engineering, 3-D printing, sensors, cancer research and surface characterization while also supporting a strong teaching program in the area. Of particular interest are candidates with strengths in synthesis of polymers having directed functionality appropriate to addressing a range of challenges within Medicine. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain active sponsored research programs, teach core undergraduate and/or graduate courses and be an active participant in the international biomaterials community. Applicants are expected to be able to cross boundaries between Materials Science and Chemistry, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.

Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in materials science and engineering or in a closely related field such as chemical engineering or chemistry. Research leadership is expected including the ability to attract significant federal funding and/or industrial partnerships needed to sustain a vibrant research program. Additionally, the candidate should have evidence of being able to work cooperatively and collegially to advance research and teaching programs with greatest efficiency and highest impact. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2019.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, separate 2-3 page statements of research and teaching goals, and the names, postal addresses, and e-mail addresses of four references.

The Ohio State University College of Engineering and Department of Materials Science and Engineering are strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas of scholarship, instruction, and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas.



The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. 

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Further Info:
mse.osu.edu
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2041 College Road
Columbus OH 43210

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