Professor of Carbon Engineering

Laramie WY
Salary to match qualifications; WY state employees enjoy 17% of salary contribution to retirement
February 01 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Wyoming seeks faculty candidates having a strong research record in materials science and engineering, with significant experience in carbon engineering or carbon materials.  The successful candidate’s home department within the CEAS, faculty rank, and whether tenured or tenure-track will all be commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience.   Individuals with any background, including academic, industrial, or national laboratory are encouraged to apply and we are particularly interested in candidates that would be hired at a senior level.

The successful candidate is expected to lead an on-going, multi-disciplinary effort to advance aspects of the development, production, manufacture, and application of carbon-based products and processes as per the Carbon Engineering Initiative, which is overseen by UW’s School of Energy Resources.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program, teach, and have a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education.  An existing Materials Science and Engineering Program at UW engages approximately 25 faculty from 6 departments and provides core facilities for materials characterization.  Further information about the University of Wyoming can be found here.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent in engineering, materials science, or related field.
  • Strong research record.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a communicator.
  • Demonstrated collaboration with other researchers.

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success with external funding.
  • Academic experience including teaching and graduate student mentoring.
  • Leadership experience with research teams.
  • Experience with economic development.

Required Materials

Further details concerning the position are available at the UW site below.  Applicants should complete the online application by uploading curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three references, statement of research interests (1-3 pages), and statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages) as one document to UW’s HR site, Job ID 9387. 

The review of applications will begin February 15, 2018 and continue until an appropriate candidate is identified.