Materials Science & Engineering, The Ohio State University

2552 10498
Position ID:OSU-MSE-LEP [#10498]
Position Title: Lincoln Electric Endowed Professorship
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Materials Science
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/11/20, listed until 2018/05/01)
Position Description:    

Faculty Position

Lincoln Electric Endowed Professorship

Welding Engineering Program

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

The Ohio State University 

Description:  The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a leadership faculty positon in the area of advanced materials joining and welding. The appointment will be at the associate or full professor level.  Proven thought leaders will be considered for appointment to the newly endowed Lincoln Electric Professorship.

Joining of Advanced Materials: In 2010, the Welding Engineering Program at Ohio State merged with the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, forming one of the largest materials science and engineering departments in the US. The Welding Engineering Program offers degrees at the BS, MS, and PhD levels and is the only ABET accredited welding engineering program in North America. OSU has strong and sustained activities in advanced materials and manufacturing, which includes initiatives, strategic partnerships, and centers such as Manufacturing & Materials Joining Innovation Center (Ma2JIC), Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence, Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, The Ohio Manufacturing Institute, The Institute for Materials Research, and The Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis (mse.osu.edu). Central to the Welding Engineering Program is the Ma2JIC, one of the largest NSF Industry/University (I/UCRC) cooperative research centers, with over 40 industrial members. The candidate for this position will be expected to develop collaborative research in connection with this and other centers /organizations.

Qualifications:  A doctoral degree in Welding Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related fields is required. Postdoctoral research experience in materials joining is preferred and a strong publication record of peer-reviewed journal papers is expected. Candidates should have experience or interest in creating and working within interdisciplinary research teams and be committed to supporting the departmental mission of diversity and inclusion. The search will focus on the following priority areas:

  • Welding/joining processes (arc-based processes, laser, solid state) for metallic, polymeric, ceramic and/or composite materials, including sensing and control
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Nondestructive evaluation

In addition, applications from outstanding candidates on other areas of materials joining such as computational materials joining, fitness-for service and welding metallurgy will also be considered.

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 is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas including 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 campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at visit.osu.edu/experience.

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. Requires the successful completion of a background check.


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2041 N. College Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210

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