Assistant Professor in the New Materials Institute

Position ID: 37321
Location
Institution: 
University of Georgia
College/Div/School: 
Engineering
Department: 
School of Chemical, Materials, & Biomedical Engineering
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
PVA#: 
201700496
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

 

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00496F
Official Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title Assistant Professor
Title Code 55100
Department COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Job Summary

The School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering within the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA) is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin July 2018 or earlier.

The successful applicant will join an interdisciplinary team in the recently established New Materials Institute (www.newmaterials.uga.edu) which is focused on the design and disposal of new products and materials guided by green engineering principles in ways that minimize waste, promotes sustainability, and protects human health. Research in the Institute includes circular materials management, advanced polymers, fibers & coatings, and technology development.

The responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to: (1) establish an outstanding research program recognized both nationally and internationally, (2) foster partnerships within and outside the University of Georgia as well as industry, (3) exhibit a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (4) compete successfully for extramural funding to support research and companion graduate and postdoctoral training programs. The candidate will have broad latitude to develop a research program that focuses on materials innovations, along with advances in the basic knowledge of sustainability to benefit society.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering, polymer science and engineering, materials science and engineering, or a closely related discipline, and an excellent creative research record in one of two broad areas: 1) processing of biomaterials such as bioplastics and biocomposites, or 2) the interface of materials science and the burgeoning field of synthetic biology. A demonstrated record exhibiting leadership traits, effective communication, and ability to develop innovative programs is desired.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 09/28/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Materials Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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