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Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This is an Assistant Professor position in the UW-Madison Department of Materials Science and Engineering, specializing in metallurgy.

Principal Duties:

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks new faculty at the Assistant Professor level in the area of metallurgy. Areas of interest include but are not limited to alloy design incorporating experiments and data science; metals sustainability; mechanical behavior; synthesis and processing; and metals in extreme environments. Research complementing existing efforts across the College of Engineering in high temperature materials, corrosion, nuclear materials, and advanced manufacturing is of particular interest.

Successful candidates will teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses; supervise graduate student research; develop and direct a strong, funded research program; participate in departmental and university faculty governance; demonstrate dedication to diversity; and contribute to professional and public service.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD or equivalent degree in Materials Science and Engineering or a related field

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least 2 years research experience.

Additional Information:

The Department and College are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 22, 2022


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

The application should include: 1) a cover letter, 2) a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) with full publication list, 3) a research statement of not more than five pages, and 4) a teaching statement of not more than two pages. The application should describe how the applicant's research and teaching goals fit the solicitation above.

Please request three reference letters be submitted directly by the referees to before the deadline.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 15, 2021, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Paul Voyles
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