Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Position

  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Education

Job Description

The Department of Applied Physical Sciences (APS) at the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, invites
applications for three tenure-track or tenured faculty positions.
The goal of APS is to bridge fundamental research and training in
the science and engineering of materials with translational impact
on society's most challenging problems. APS partners with all
STEM and Health Affairs departments toward multidisciplinary,
team-based research, education, and entrepreneurship in a top 10
public research university. This hiring initiative continues
an aggressive strategy to build a pre-eminent Department of Applied
Physical Sciences, aiming for 20 new hires together with joint
appointments from partnering departments. These new positions
are intended to build upon existing strengths and aim for
international prominence and leadership in the science and
engineering of materials at the intersection of the physical, life,
and energy sciences.
All candidates should have clear potential, and commitment for
research excellence, multidisciplinary collaboration, extramural
funding from government, industry, or other sources, and
translational impact in education and entrepreneurship. Excellence
and commitment to education and mentorship at the graduate and
undergraduate levels are essential qualities for these
recruitments. The Department and University are broadly
committed to equity and inclusion. It is part of our
institutional mission to teach and engage a diverse community of
undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars.
We especially welcome applications from candidates who are
committed to advancing these ideals. A PhD in a STEM
field (science, technology, engineering or math) or related fields
that contribute to applied physical sciences, is
Applications will only be accepted online ().
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a research statement,
a statement on teaching and mentorship, and 1-2 representative
publications (optional). Applicants are required to identify the
names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers of four
professional references when applying. Reference providers
identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with
instructions for uploading their letters of support. Review of
fully completed applications will begin October 15, 2017. Positions
are open until filled. Questions should be directed to: Chair,
Applied Physical Sciences Search Committee, University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3050,
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal
opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including
protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Category: Education , Keywords: Assistant Professor