Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) - California State University, Los Angeles

The successful candidate for Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) will have a home in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.  The MS MSE program is a new interdisciplinary graduate program involving faculty from Engineering and Science departments. S/he will work with existing MSE faculty members in Departments of Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics to start the program in Fall 2019 and subsequently establish it as a successful multidisciplinary MS in MSE degree program. 

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community.  These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in MSE or in an engineering discipline with specialty in MSE; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered.  For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (08/19/2019).
2) Evidence of publications in scholarly journals.
3) Evidence of experience teaching graduate or undergraduate courses in MSE.


Preferred Qualifications:

1) Evidence of expertise in materials for electronic applications/solid state devices.
2) Documented experimental research experience.
3) Evidence of Post-Doctoral experience.
4) Evidence of grant writing experience.