Posted by Tish on 09/23 at 01:22 PM
May 27, 2015
Assistant or Associate Professor
Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science
North Carolina State University
Review of applications begins August 15, 2015
Position Start Date
Jan. 9, 2016
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Materials Sciences/Polymer Sciences
Chemistry - General
Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science
Assistant or Associate Professor
NC State University – Raleigh, NC
Founded in 1887, NC State is an institution distinguished by its exceptional quality of research, teaching, and public service. It is the largest university in the state, with more than 34,000 students and 8,000 faculty and staff. As a land-grant university, NC State is one of two research-extensive institutions in the 17 campus University of North Carolina system. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as one of only 31 universities nationwide with both “very high” research activity and notable community engagement. NC State consistently ranks among the nation’s top public universities and best higher-education values.
TECS Mission: Through teaching, research and outreach, the Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science Department is dedicated to advancing chemistry, color science, and engineering of polymers, fibers, and textiles. The Department is housed on the award-winning Centennial Campus of NC State, which contains more than 60 companies, government agencies, and non-profits, and over 75 university research and academic units, including the Colleges of Textiles and Engineering. Across the street from the College of Textiles is the impressive new and technologically advanced Hunt Library, and the campus also includes a variety of recreational amenities such as walking trails, a lake with a fishing pier, and an 18-hole golf course. Affordable housing is also within easy access to campus.
With over 30 tenured / tenure track members, the TECS department faculty are disciplinarily diverse with PhD degrees in fields as diverse as color, organic, physical and polymer chemistry; biomedical, chemical, electrical, industrial, mechanical and nuclear engineering; fiber and polymer science; material science and engineering; and astronautics. This diversity of educational background provides a unique opportunity to offer undergraduate degrees in Polymer and Color Chemistry (ACS Accredited), Textile Engineering (ABET Accredited), and Textile Technology. Graduate degree offerings include MS degrees in Textile Engineering and Textile Chemistry, and PhD degrees in Fiber and Polymer Science, and Textile Technology Management. An impressive of instruments and facilities is available within the TECS Department as well as in the Analytical Instrumentation Facility, http://www.aif.ncsu.edu/.
Position Responsibilities: The College of Textiles at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with primary responsibility in the field of nonwovens. A successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for contributing to and leading research and educational programs that involve multi-disciplinary collaboration with faculty across North Carolina State University relating to textile chemistry, polymers, fibers, nonwovens, and/or textiles. Collaboration with our partner departments across NC State University and centers, such as the following:
Nonwovens Institute- http://www.thenonwovensinstitute.com/
Textile Protection and Comfort Center-http://www.tx.ncsu.edu/tpacc
Minimum Education/ Experience: PhD in an area of Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Textile Engineering or Technology, Chemistry, or a related field with a strong nonwoven focus, and must be qualified for faculty appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the premier department for polymer, chemistry, fiber, nonwoven, and textile education and research.
Application Instructions: Applications must be made on-line at http://jobs.ncsu.edu, position number 00104694. Required attachments are cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research interests, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin August 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled, with an intended start date of January 9, 2016.
https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/52860 (Position #00104694)
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-5575.
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