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Open Level Professor Position in Materials

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The Materials Department in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is seeking applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of Electronic, Optoelectronic or Quantum Materials.
The position may be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to develop a leading research program in experimental materials science, with primary consideration on the synthesis, processing and/or characterization of Electronic, Optoelectronic or Quantum Materials that exhibit new functionality or physical behavior with the potential for technological application. It is expected that the candidate would demonstrate potential for integrative and collaborative research with the broader Materials community at UCSB, which has a longstanding reputation for collaborative research in advanced materials.

Effective July 1, 2018 or later.

Candidate must hold a Ph.D. in a science or engineering field by the time of the appointment.

Applications consisting of a Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching goals and philosophy (1- page limit), a brief statement of research interests (3-page limit), an optional cover letter, and the names and addresses of three references, should be submitted online at:

Please apply by March 15, 2018 for primary consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.

The Materials department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, professional visibility and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research - 3-Page Limit

  • Statement of Teaching - 1-Page Limit

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)