Faculty Positions in the School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University

Purdue University in Indiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 27, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The School of Materials Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for two Faculty Positions.  Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field. The duties of both positions include conducting original research, advising graduate students, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, and performing service both at the School and University levels. The anticipated start date is August 2015. 


The first position is a tenure-track position at the expected rank of Assistant Professor, and aims to attract a candidate with specific expertise and interests in the area of metallic materials, including but not limited to metals processing, physical metallurgy, and mechanical metallurgy.


The second position is anticipated to be at the rank of Associate/Full Professor and seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in any Materials Science and Engineering area that will complement our existing areas of expertise within the School. 

A significant record of independent scholarly and research accomplishments must be documented, as well as the successful candidate having an international reputation of excellence within his/her area of research.   


The School of Materials Engineering at Purdue University has experienced significant growth in the past decade and has a strong faculty core engaged in all areas of Materials Science and Engineering, as well as significant interdisciplinary efforts across campus, with other academic institutions, and industrial partners. The College of Engineering at Purdue is currently undergoing extensive growth, with over one hundred faculty position openings being filled over the next five years.


For a detailed description of research activities see

www.engineering.purdue.edu/MSE/. Submit applications online at https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUS/Employment/Applications, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans (each 3 pages maximum), copies of up to three most relevant publications, and names of three references.


For information/questions regarding applications submission contact

Marion Ragland, Faculty Recruitment Coordinator, College of Engineering,

Attn: School of Materials Engineering,

at ragland@purdue.edu.

Address questions regarding the

Position to Prof. Rodney Trice, Search Chair at



Review of applications begins Sept 15, 2014 and continues until position is filled.

A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. 

How To Apply