The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida
invites applications for multiple , full-time, 9-month, tenure track
faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a research focus in
the areas of Polymers or Electronic/Photonic Materials in the Department of
Materials Science and Engineering. Particular interest is in the areas of
synthesis, processing, manufacturing, design, and physics. The University of
Florida is ranked as one of the top-10 best public universities, according to
the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. The Herbert Wertheim
College of Engineering is implementing a major expansion of faculty and state-
of-the-art research and education facilities. The College will reach 300
faculty members in the near future. For more information about these
initiatives, please visit https:// eng.ufl.edu.
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering provides a vibrant,
multidisciplinary, and highly collaborative environment, and is consistently
ranked among the top departments for both graduate and undergraduate programs.
This department is among the largest MSE departments in the nation, with 38
faculty members, over 200 graduate students, and nearly 300 undergraduates.
Research is central to the success of the program, and new faculty will be
expected to initiate and sustain strong sponsored research and graduate
The department provides an integrated MSE education addressing a wide array of
materials (functional materials, quantum materials, biomaterials, structural
materials, etc.) for a diverse set of applications, including energy
technologies, optoelectronic and photonic devices, materials for medical
applications, materials for green technologies, and more. New faculty will be
expected to continue the tradition of both developing and teaching courses at
the undergraduate and graduate level.
Eligible applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Materials Science and
Engineering or a related field. Postdoctoral research experience is preferred.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will
continue to receive applications until the position is filled. You must apply
by submitting an application through Interfolio via
https: // facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/. (Job 81564) The application requires PDF
files of the following documents: 1) cover letter (summary and introduction
related to hiring emphasis areas), 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of
research interests and research program vision, 4) statement of teaching
interests and philosophy, 5) a statement describing the applicant's
experience in enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion through research,
teaching, or service, and vision for promoting a more inclusive experience at
the University of Florida, and 6) contact information for at least three
references. We request that you also email your electronic application package
(PDF files) to Nekia Jones at email@example.com. Upon request, please
have three letters of reference sent by email to Nekia Jones.
University of Florida counts among its greatest strengths — and a major
component of its excellence – that it values broad diversity in its faculty,
students, and staff and creates a robust, inclusive and welcoming climate for
learning, research and other work. UF is committed to equal educational and
employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races,
ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional
qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in
work and learning activities. The selection process will be conducted in
accord with the provisions of Florida's ‘Government in the Sunshine' and
Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to
the public, and applications, resumes, and many other documents related to the
search will be available for public inspection. The University of Florida is
an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring
department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a
designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an
education institution outside of the United States are required to be
evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be
found at https:// www. naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to
building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If
an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position,
please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD).
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are
conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.