Faculty Position School of Materials Engineering

The School of Materials Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a non-tenure track Faculty of Engineering Practice position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in manufacturing/materials processing. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate potential to integrate their professional practice with the School’s research, education, and/or engagement/outreach programs. The successful candidate will be expected to engage with industry via industrial consortia and grow external partnerships supporting applied research. Responsibilities will include teaching in the School’s industry-sponsored senior design program and in support of growing online graduate programs in commercial practice of materials engineering.

The School of Materials Engineering at Purdue University is known for its collaborative and interdisciplinary environment, with strengths across the broad spectrum of materials and facilities for their study by experimental and computational methods. One of the fastest growing Materials programs in the country, the School now has over 30 faculty, 200 undergraduates and 170 graduate students.

The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and topranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

Applications must be submitted electronically via this site: including (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan, (3) research/engagement/outreach plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least three references. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue is an ADVANCE institution. The School of Materials Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.