Job ID: 198241

Professor (all ranks) in Semiconductor Manufacturing, Processing and Packaging

Arizona State University

  • Nov. 1, 2022
  • Professor (all ranks) in Semiconductor Manufacturing, Processing and Packaging
  • School for the Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
  • Arizona State University
    Tempe, AZ
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy seek applicants for appointments made at the tenure-track or tenured faculty position in the area of semiconductor manufacturing, processing, and packaging. The School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, one of the seven Fulton Schools, houses a vibrant, collaborative and use-inspired engineering research community (Learn more at We seek applicants who complement our abilities in these areas to solve grand challenges as part of a community of experts. Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, semiconductor manufacturing, processing, and packaging; semiconductor metrology and reliability; electronics thermal management; and advanced device architectures.

We seek applicants who will contribute to our academic programs, promote transdisciplinary teaching and research, and help the University to achieve its aspirations, including enabling student success, transforming society, valuing entrepreneurship and conducting use-inspired research. Faculty members in the Fulton Schools are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, adopt effective pedagogical practices in the development and delivery of graduate and undergraduate courses, advise both undergraduate and graduate student research and projects and undertake service activities. 

This search is part of ASU’s engagement with the Arizona’s New Economy Initiative (NEI), a bold effort to ensure that Arizona leads the new economy that will rely on engineering, computing and technology to drive sustainable growth, resilience and opportunities for all. NEI investments in the Fulton Schools of Engineering will grow our world class faculty to accelerate research outcomes and to broaden student access to our programs; will establish Science and Technology Centers to foster the growth of new economy Industries; and will expand experiential learning and workforce training opportunities.

Appointment will be at the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at a rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2023. 



Required qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or related discipline by the time of appointment
  • Evidence of excellence in research, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank; and
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank

Desired qualifications:  

  • Demonstrated commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to research and teaching
  • Demonstrated leadership in research as evidenced by lead author publications, patents, and/or corresponding author publications as appropriate to the candidate’s rank
  • Demonstrated funding acquisition capabilities as appropriate to the candidate’s rank
  • Vision for collaborative research and/or teaching interactions with semiconductor-related industries
  • Demonstrated impact to diversity and inclusion for broadening participation in science and engineering.


Application Instructions

Application deadline is December 15th, 2022.  Application review will begin after the deadline, however applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.  Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. To apply, visit and select “apply now” next to the corresponding position.  Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement describing research interests and vision (ideally two pages, but up to five pages maximum)
  • Statement describing teaching interests and philosophy (two pages maximum)
  • Statement describing commitment and approaches to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging* (one page maximum)
  • Contact information for three references

*The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The Fulton Schools of Engineering are dedicated to continuous innovation, student success, faculty excellence, and cultivation of an environment that is diverse, equitable, inclusive and promotes belonging. The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter. 

For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chairs (Professors Robert Y. Wang and Erica Forzani) via email at


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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