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Associate Professor - Materials Science & Engineering

Clemson University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 1, 2023

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Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: Materials Science & Engineering
Associate Professor - Materials Science & Engineering

Location: Clemson, SC


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Clemson University ( invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position with a starting date of August 15, 2023. The Department has vigorous research and comprehensive infrastructure in all areas of materials science. The successful candidate is expected to develop nationally and internationally recognized externally funded research program. Exceptional candidates in all areas of materials science and engineering will be considered. Priority consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in the area of advanced materials characterization.

The desired candidate is expected to have expertise and potential for high-level teaching and student engagement, education, and research expertise. We are seeking an individual who is an outstanding scholar and demonstrates a clear vision and plan to successfully establish a competitively funded research program that fits within the MSE defined research areas and University defined research themes related to the new Advanced Materials Innovation Complex (AMIC) ( These areas include energy, sustainability, high-performance materials, recyclable materials, health, and advanced materials manufacturing, including but not limited to inorganic materials, polymer/soft materials, composites, functional materials, and hybrid (inorganic/organic) materials.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. and/or postdoctoral experience in materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, physics, or related disciplines.

Application Instructions

Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 1, 2023; however, applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is selected.

Application materials, including curriculum vitae, a description of the proposed research plan(s) and teaching interests (up to five pages), a statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion should be provided via Interfolio:

The applicants also should be prepared to arrange for three confidential reference letters to be submitted.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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