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Assistant Professor in Materials Engineering, Organic Materials and Devices

As part of a new growth initiative in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, in conjunction with the KY-NSF-EPSCoR and the Center for Applied Energy Research, we invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of engineering organic materials and devices at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020. The position is to be appointed in Materials Engineering, with possible joint appointment with Electrical Engineering. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in materials/polymer science and engineering, electrical engineering, physics, chemical engineering, or a related field with a distinguished record of research accomplishments. The successful candidate will develop an active and nationally recognized research program, and demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Priority will be given to applicants with research accomplishments in organic and/or flexible devices, broadly interpreted. This includes but is not limited to organic and stretchable electronics, organic electronic materials development, and printed devices and structures.

The University of Kentucky is home to a vibrant and growing research community, with a strong infrastructure to support faculty development. The successful candidate will have expertise in research areas that complement existing strengths and that are targeted for future collaboration and growth within the College of Engineering, with our NSF-funded EPSCoR program, with the Center for Applied Energy Research, and with the College of Arts and Sciences.

Candidates should apply for this position online at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/250416. Priority will be given to applications received by November 15, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled. Submit PDF files consisting of a cover letter, complete CV, statement of research goals, and statement of teaching philosophy and experience. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

For more information, contact Prof. Jonathan Pham (jonathan.pham@uky.edu).