The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University
of Pennsylvania initiated a period of significant growth in 2015
that has resulted in
30 new faculty hires of which four are in the Department of
Materials Science and Engineering. The department is
continuing this aggressive, multi-year hiring effort by seeking a
tenure-track assistant professor. Exceptional applicants for
tenured associate and full professor positions may also be
Applicants from all materials-related research areas are invited
to apply, especially those with expertise in (1) materials for
health sciences, (2) electronic materials, and (3) structural
materials. Additional descriptions of these research areas
and the Penn Engineering’s strategic plan are available (www.mse.seas.upenn.edu/faculty-staff/index.php).
Applications must be submitted online http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1290
and include a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, a
short (5 page limit) research statement, a teaching statement and
the names of three references (with contact information) who could
provide letters of recommendation. The cover letter should describe
the applicant’s most significant scientific accomplishment as a
graduate student and as a postdoc, the applicant‘s overall
goals/vision for a research program at Penn, and the experience and
qualifications that make the applicant particularly well-suited to
achieve those goals.
Review of applications will begin immediately with a deadline of
January 2, 2018.
The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against
on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship
status, age, disability , veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.