Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University

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Position ID:Duke-MEMS-FACULTY [#1906]
Position Title: Computational Materials Science Position - Duke University
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Materials Science / Energy science
Appl Deadline:2012/11/01 finished (posted 2012/09/11, finished 2013/04/10, listed until 2012/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Computational Materials Science Position

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University and the Duke Center for Materials Genomics invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of computational materials science, to begin September 1, 2013 or earlier.

Applicants working in the area of computational materials science - materials design from first-principles - with emphasis on materials with energy, industrial, structural, magnetic, and electronic applications will be well-suited to apply for this position. We anticipate hiring at the level of Assistant Professor, although truly exceptional candidates may be considered at the Associate or Full Professor level.

Candidate Profile and Responsibilities
The successful candidate should have a track record of high quality scholarly research, and a clear plan to secure research funding. Once hired, the successful candidate is expected to establish a vibrant research program, obtain competitive external research funding, participate actively in teaching in the materials area at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute through service to the welfare of the department.

Applicants should submit their application packet containing a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, a statement of achievements in teaching and research plans, and names and addresses of at least five references. Applications received before November 1, 2012 will receive full consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Please submit PDF documents only.

Duke University and Health System is an equal opportunity institution. Duke is committed to recruiting, hiring, and promoting qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. If you have a disability requiring reasonable accommodations during the application process, please contact Disability Management Systems at 919-684-8247.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
144 Hudson Hall, #90300
MEMS Dept., Duke University
Durham, NC 27708

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