Professor in the Practice in Materials Science and NanoEngineering

Rice University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Full Time

Professor in the Practice Opening

Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering

The Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering (MSNE) at Rice University in Houston, Texas, invites applications from diverse hires for a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track Professor in the Practice position beginning either the Fall 2022 semester (preferred) or the Spring 2023 semester. The initial term of appointment is one academic year, which may be renewed contingent upon performance.

The primary responsibilities of this Professor in the Practice (PiP) will be to teach undergraduate courses in both classroom and laboratory settings. The department is especially interested in persons with experience in teaching in materials science disciplines, laboratory skills, and preferably who has some research experience. Candidates should have experience in areas such as mechanical and thermodynamic characterization of materials, materials processing and manufacturing, and materials design projects. Experience working in industry is a must. In addition to teaching, the person hired will also be play a role in MSNE’s ABET accreditation process and will work with other faculty in the department to facilitate this process. The department is looking for a candidate who may grow in this role, becoming an integral part of the MSNE undergraduate experience.

Rice University is committed to a culturally diverse intellectual community. In this spirit, we particularly welcome applications from all genders and members of historically underrepresented groups who exemplify diverse cultural experiences and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. conferred by July 1, 2022, experience in a materials-related discipline, in addition to a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds. 

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Rice University Standard of Civility Serves as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the Rice community and with the public.

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