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Assistant Professor/Professor

Apply now Job no: 492964
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City
Categories: College of Engineering, Drexel University

About Drexel

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering at Drexel University ( is seeking applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position with a demonstrated record of excellence in original research in the general field of materials. Primary consideration will be given to candidates with areas of expertise in microscopy, metallurgy, and/or materials computation, although excellent candidates in all materials-related fields are encouraged to apply.

Located in an exciting urban environment, our department has rapidly expanded during the past 10 years; consisting of 14 faculty, ~130 undergraduate and over ~80 graduate students working in four core research directions including nanomaterials, soft and biomaterials, electronic materials, and materials for energy and environment applications. We seek candidates who can establish a dynamic collaborative materials research program.

Essential Functions

  • Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Advise Ph.D. and MS students.
  • Service to the college and/or university.
  • Establish/maintain strong sponsored research.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Materials Science & Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years research experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in microscopy, metallurgy, and/or materials computation.


  • University City.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

  • Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

The position is available immediately and applications should be received by January 1st, 2020, after which review will begin.

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Applications close: Eastern Standard Time

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