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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
FE00686
AJE Ref #
575986969
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in materials engineering at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2017. Applicants should hold the Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering or a closely related field with a strong record of research accomplishments and the capability to develop an active and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and be qualified to teach courses in materials engineering.

Please include the following along with application:
* Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter (upload under Specific Request 1)
* Statement of research goals and statement of teaching philosophy and experience
(upload under Specific Request 2)

Please provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES

Applications are sought from qualified individuals working in research areas that complement existing department strengths and that will enhance areas targeted for future collaboration and growth; priority will be given to applicants with a record of research accomplishments in (i) advanced characterization techniques and surface science; (ii) biomaterials; (iii) metals and alloys.

DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

DEADLINE TO APPLY
11/15/2016

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
No

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.