Tenure-Track Faculty Position

November 22, 2013

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a junior-level tenure-track faculty position, preferably in materials characterization. Areas of special interest include three-dimensional microstructural characterization, characterization of materials in situ in extreme environments, characterization across multiple length scales, and analysis of large microstructural data sets. Preference will be given to applicants at the assistant professor level but exceptionally qualified candidates at higher ranks will also be considered.

It is expected that a successful candidate for this position will become a member of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, a multidivisional institute devoted to advancing the fundamental science associated with materials and structures under extreme conditions. The institute includes strong collaborations with other universities, national labs and corporate affiliates, and currently houses two independent research centers.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent, internationally recognized research program and to be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in materials science and engineering or a related field. Additional information about the department may be found at

All applications should be submitted electronically as a single PDF document to Applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise and accomplishments of the applicant, a curriculum vita, short (two page) statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references. For full consideration applications should be received by January 3, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Department is committed to building a diverse educational environment; women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA Employer.

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