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Assistant Professor: Photonic, Optoelectronic, or Nanoelectronic

Lehigh University seeks to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Materials Science and Engineering. The department is searching for an outstanding individual who can establish a high quality research program in photonic, optoelectronic or nanoelectronic materials, with a focus on materials synthesis / growth for devices and materials characterization. Areas of research specialization might include, but are not limited to, 2D layered materials, compound semiconductors, plasmonics/metamaterials, multiferroics and materials for flexible and biocompatible technologies.

A PhD in Materials Science and Engineering or a related discipline is required, as well as demonstrated ability in teaching and research. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the Materials Science and Engineering curriculum. A strong desire to perform interdisciplinary research and a willingness to collaborate across departmental boundaries is essential, with strong synergies likely to be found in both the newly formed Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (http://www.lehigh.edu/cpn) and the Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (http://www.lehigh.edu/nano).

Review of applications will begin January 1st, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a CV that includes a research statement describing a minimum of two externally fundable research programs (3-6 pages), and a description of teaching philosophy at the undergraduate and graduate levels (1-2 pages). Informal inquiries may be addressed to inmatfs@lehigh.edu.

Lehigh University is one of the seven recipients in 2010 of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant to enhance recruitment, retention, and the advancement of women faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields at Lehigh.

Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. Please contact infdcap@lehigh.edu for more information.

To apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6579

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