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Departments of Mechanical & Materials Engineering and Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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The Departments of Mechanical & Materials Engineering and Electrical Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln ( are seeking applicants for two positions in the general area of materials for energy, particularly nanoscale materials. Preference will be given to candidates at the full professor level, although outstanding candidates at the associate professor rank are encouraged to apply. Exceptional candidates will be considered for chaired professorships.

Applicants should have strong scholarly achievements and a Ph.D. or equivalent in materials science and engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or a closely related field. Successful candidates will have demonstrated success in establishing independent research programs, including a strong record of research support and scholarly activity. Candidates are also expected to have a strong commitment to excellence in education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Strong preference will be given to candidates whose research will build on existing strengths within the materials community at UNL, including the NSF-funded Materials Research Science and Engineering Center focused on nanomagnetism (, the Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials (, and the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience (NCMN) ( The NCMN involves over 75 faculty across eight departments, and is headquartered in the new Voelte-Keegan Nanoscience Research Center, which houses an array of central facilities and space for collaborative projects.

To be considered for the position, please go to, requisition #F_130066, click on "Apply to this job" and attach required documents including CV, detailed research and teaching statements, and names of three references. Review of application materials will begin after March 28, 2013 and continue until the positions are filled. Tenure home will be based on the successful applicants' strengths and background.

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