Continuing Track Faculty Position in Instruction

Newark, Delaware (US)
September 27 2017
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Full Time
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Continuing Track Faculty Position in Instruction

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

The University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Delaware invites application for a full-time, Continuing Track Assistant Professor position with a focus on curriculum development and teaching related to all aspects of the new undergraduate major in Materials Science and Engineering.

The successful applicant will join the 20 year old Department of Materials Science and Engineering to help launch the new undergraduate major, which will benefit from what is already a successful and growing Ph.D. and M.S. graduate program. The University of Delaware combines a rich legacy in engineering with a commitment to graduate and undergraduate education and scholarly excellence, and offers extensive core facilities and high impact initiatives in materials research, graduate education, technology innovation, and entrepreneurship.  The new undergraduate major in materials science and engineering will prepare graduates for employment in materials engineering and related professions, and for entry into advanced studies such as graduate school and other professional programs. Curricular details of the existing graduate program can be found at

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering or a closely related field. Successful candidates are expected to have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in teaching and curricular development in engineering.  Experience in 1) materials research and development in industry and 2) design, while not required, will be viewed favorably.

The University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy in science and engineering with a commitment to undergraduate education and scholarly excellence. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support. State-of-the-art facilities support research across all seven colleges and numerous interdisciplinary institutes and centers. The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast. The recently opened 194,000-square-foot Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory greatly expands opportunities and resources for research and education, and the 272-acre STAR (Science, Technology and Advanced Research) campus offers even more opportunities for research, academic, and commercial development.  The University of Delaware is committed to diversity in hiring; women and people from diverse cultures and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.  The University is also supportive of the needs of dual-career couples.

Full consideration is guaranteed for applications received before December 1st, 2017. However, the search will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and achievements, and a list of at least four references.  To submit applications please visit the UDJOBS website at .

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Title IX institution which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.