Job ID: 131579

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position

University of Alabama

  • Oct. 15, 2019
  • Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Position
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering / Mechanical Engineering Departments
  • University of Alabama
    Tuscaloosa, AL
  • May 1, 2020
  • Aug. 16, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering

The Departments of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alabama look to fill an open Assistant Professor tenure-track faculty position with an individual with experimental and / or computational expertise in advanced manufacturing of metallic materials with a focus on rapid solidification. Specific areas of interest could include metal powders, metal powder atomization, additive manufacturing, welding, and high pressure die casting. The successful candidate will fill an open faculty position in either the Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering or Department of Mechanical Engineering depending on candidate’s academic credentials, preference, and specific technical focus. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program and to excel in teaching.

The University of Alabama currently enrolls more than 38,000 students and employs more than 2,000 full and part-time faculty members in 13 colleges and schools. The College of Engineering is comprised of seven academic departments with more than 6,000 students, and the College will be home to more than 150 tenure/tenure-track faculty following the current search. The College also houses nine research centers and is active in the University’s four new research institutes. The College occupies well over 500,000 square feet of state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, including the $300 million Shelby Engineering and Science Quadrangle completed in 2014 and the newly reopened $22 million renovated H.M. Comer. The Carnegie Foundation has recognized The University of Alabama with its Very High Research Activity status (formerly known as R1 status.)

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in mechanical, metallurgical, or materials engineering or a closely related field by the start of the position, which is August 2020. Applicants are required to apply electronically at, requisition 0812244.

The Department is committed to building a diverse educational environment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including minorities, women, and people with disabilities.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and a list of at least three references with contact information.
The review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

  • The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. S.R. Daniewicz
    Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
    University of Alabama
    3030 H.M. Comer Hall
    245 7th Ave
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
  • 348-1742

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