Faculty Positions at the University of Maryland, College Park

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University of Maryland at College Park: The Departments of Materials Science and Engineering (http://www.mse.umd.edu) and Mechanical Engineering (http://www.enme.umd.edu) seek outstanding individuals for tenured/tenure-track faculty position(s) in the areas of computational materials science, first principles methods to materials design, multi-scale modeling methods, and/or computational micro-/nano-mechanics.  Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline. We seek candidates who can transcend traditional boundaries and establish a vibrant research and teaching program at the University of Maryland.  The tenure home can be either in materials science and engineering or mechanical engineering. Academic rank is open depending on qualifications, but we expect at least one position to be filled at the junior faculty level. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. For best consideration, applications should be received by January 24, 2013. However, the position will remain open until it is filled.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and names of at least three professional references should be submitted electronically to:  http://jobs.umd.edu ; position number 118718.

Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Prof. Lourdes Salamanca-Riba (Email: riba@umd.edu; Phone: (301) 405-5220).

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.