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Assistant Professor Position in Materials Science and Engineering


Open date: September 9th, 2016
Next review date: October 31st, 2016
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: January 31st, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) invites applications from faculty candidates with a record of excellence in computational MSE research and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Appointment will be as a tenure track Assistant Professor, although exceptionally well-qualified candidates with a record of achievement will be considered for appointment at the tenured Associate Professor level. We specifically seek a colleague with expertise in computational materials science. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing an internationally visible program of funded research and for teaching materials science and engineering courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. While developing an independent research program, she/he must be willing to build strong collaborations with colleagues in the MSE Department and with other STEM faculty across the campus, including those doing both experimental and computational work. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in MSE or a closely related field and be committed to excellence in research, teaching and service.

Consult or for our on-line application procedure and requirements. The position will remain open until filled; but to assure full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than 5 pm October 31, 2016, for a start date of July 1, 2017. We welcome applicants who have shown a commitment to educating and mentoring a diverse student body to expand opportunities and enhance personal growth, retention, and academic success.

UC Davis is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer, and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments. See:


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  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.


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