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Faculty position in computational materials science and engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology

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Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level in the area of computational materials science and engineering. Candidates from a range of disciplines such as materials science, chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering are all welcome to apply.

Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in engineering or physical science. Candidates are expected to attain significant research funding that supports graduate students and provides a record of published research. They are also expected to be highly effective teachers for undergraduate and graduate courses in the MMAE department. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

The MMAE Department at IIT offers ABET accredited BS degrees in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, and materials science and engineering, as well as master's degrees and doctoral degrees in mechanical and aerospace engineering and materials science and engineering. Current full time enrollment is over 450 undergraduate students and 220 graduate students. Information on faculty, research, and degree programs in the MMAE Department can be found at

The Illinois Institute of Technology is a private Ph.D.-granting research university, with worldrenowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. IIT's Armour College of Engineering emphasizes interprofessional research by faculty and students and is committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. The main campus is located three miles from downtown Chicago. IIT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Applicants should apply with a single pdf file including: i) cover letter, ii) curriculum vitae, iii) a research statement, iv) a statement of teaching philosophy, v) contact information of five references, and vi) a sample of a published research paper. Applications received prior to December 15, 2013 will be given the strongest consideration, and the position will remain open until filled.

Applications should be sent electronically to Professor Leon Shaw, Chair of Search Committee, MMAE Department, at

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