Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Materials Design and Innovation

University at Buffalo
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Engineering, Geology & Earth Sciences, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

The Department of Materials Design and Innovation ( MDI ) at University at Buffalo (UB) has launched its next phase of faculty growth and invites candidates to apply for the positions of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor in four areas: Structural materials, Computational materials science, Microelectronic materials and Robotics & Manufacturing in materials science.

We are looking for candidates to join a dynamic, interdisciplinary faculty team operating at the convergence of materials science and information science. Successful candidates are expected to work effectively in a novel team environment and integrate well into MDI’s innovative teaching and research program. Faculty are expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, mentor graduate students, advise students at all levels and maintain an active research program. MDI offers a BS in materials science and engineering and, MS and PhD degrees in materials design and innovation as well as an accelerated BS-Chemistry/MS- MDI degree in partnership with the Chemistry Department at UB. Candidates for an Associate Professor or Full Professor position should have a strong record of scholarly accomplishments, teaching experience and a sustained externally funded research program.

A collaboration between the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and the College of Arts of Sciences at UB, MDI was established in 2015. It has established a pioneering educational and research program, training material scientists and engineers with a fluency in the methods of data driven materials discovery, design and innovation that can help solve pressing societal problems in areas such as climate change, environmental sustainability and public health. MDI is a department committed to the growth and promotion of a diverse and inclusive community of students and faculty; with the desire to share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

About UB
The University at Buffalo (UB), a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities ( AAU ), is the largest and most comprehensive university in The State University of New York ( SUNY ) system, with about 20,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate students and 1600 fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 6,000 students enrolled across 9 academic departments.

About Buffalo
Buffalo is a city with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods, world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community, the Lake Erie waterfront, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports teams. The awe-inspiring Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away. The department is located on the UB North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost-of-living.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold a doctorate in science, or a closely related field. PhD must be conferred prior to appointment.
Preferred Qualifications

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