Open Faculty Positions

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering within the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania seeks outstanding applicants for tenure-track assistant professorships. Applicants for tenured associate and full professorships will also be considered. The department is interested in candidates with expertise in any aspect of materials science and engineering. Prof. Eric Stach chairs the faculty search committee.

Deadline for applications is November 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately, so we encourage early submission.

Applications must be submitted online. Applications include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement (limit 5 pages), a teaching statement, and contact information for 3-5 references who could provide letters of recommendation. The cover letter should summarize the applicant’s (i) scientific and teaching accomplishments, (ii) vision for their research program specifically at Penn, and (iii) approach to contributing to a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.