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Postdoctoral Research Associate – Metallurgy / Metal Sintering 
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)  
Posted: May 3, 2017

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Metallurgy / Metal Sintering

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is seeking a postdoc in the powder metallurgy fields to support Binder Jet Additive Manufacturing research underway at the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF). You will lead projects and experiments and work on multiple large, diverse research programs for rapid deployment to industry.

The Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL helps industry adopt new manufacturing technologies to reduce life-cycle energy and greenhouse gas emissions, lower production cost, and create new products and opportunities for high-paying jobs. The MDF is currently home to over 40 metal, polymer and composite additive manufacturing systems, with next generation systems in Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) technology and large scale metal AM.

To apply, please visit

Technical Contact: Dr. Amy Elliott (

Recruiting Contact: Doug Cross (

Research Faculty Postition 
Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute
Johns Hopkins University 
Posted: April 12, 2017

The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a research professor (at any rank) in the broad area of dynamic behavior of materials and structures. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) high strain rates, impact dynamics, wave propagation and shocks. Application areas of interest include defense, planetary science, energetics and biomechanics. Experiments, theory and simulation are all of interest.

The successful candidate for this position will have a primary appointment in the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (, a multidivisional institute at Johns Hopkins University that is devoted to advancing the fundamental science associated with materials and structures under extreme conditions and/or exhibiting extreme performance.

The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, materials science, physics, space science or related fields. She/he is expected to establish a strong, funded research program, and may also engage in the academic program. Some potential funding sources may require US citizenship or permanent residency.

All applications should be submitted to: The electronic application should include (i) a cover letter describing the principal expertise and accomplishments of the applicant, (ii) a curriculum vita, (iii) a 3 page research statement including research directions, future plans, and potential funding sources, and (iv) three representative journal publications. Candidates applying for the position should also enter the names and contact information of at least three (3) references in the online application system. The application package should be received by May 15, 2017 for full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Johns Hopkins University is committed to building a diverse environment; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA Employer.

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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering 
UCD College Engineering and Architecture 
UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
 Posted: March 24, 2017

The UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (SMME) has a long and distinguished international track record of achievement and is committed to the highest standards of teaching, learning and student development within a research-informed environment. Materials Science and Engineering is a core discipline within the School and it is recognized that progress in the design, formulation, testing and characterization of novel materials underpins many engineering advances. Besides having specific Bachelors and Masters programmes, MSE is directly relevant to other taught Bachelors and Masters programmes offered by the School, including Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. Following recent sustained growth in our portfolio of taught programmes and the growth of internationally important research opportunities, the School now seeks to appoint an outstanding academic with a suitably strong record of research and teaching for a permanent position as Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering. Prospective candidates for this post should have “Materials” as their core academic identity and background, with an outstanding track record and an upward trajectory of internationally competitive research.

On appointment, the successful candidate will be expected to build and maintain an active and impactful personal research programme, to publish in leading international journals and conferences, and to seek out opportunities for research funding, collaboration and innovation, both nationally and internationally. The appointee will be required to undertake teaching duties, including both lecturing and project supervision, across a range of programmes offered by the School, as well as contributing directly to the Materials Science and Engineering modules for undergraduate BE and BSc students, and taught Masters (ME and MEngSc) students in MSE and related disciplines.

Salary Scale €50,807 -€76,936 per annum Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) 24th April 2017.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow link below:

Endowed Chair Positions 
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources 
West Virginia University
 Posted: March 2, 2017

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources (Morgantown, WV) seeks applications and nominations for multiple endowed chair positions. These positions will collaborate with established groups of faculty to build interdisciplinary research collaborations between the different departments within the Statler College, with other colleges, and/or the Health Sciences Center, and participate in the development and delivery of innovative educational curricula. The successful candidates must hold an earned doctorate in engineering or a very closely related field; must have demonstrated professional and personal skills necessary to build and lead interdisciplinary research; and be able to develop industrial collaborations that can lead to the establishment of research consortia and/or centers. Further information regarding these employment opportunities and how to apply, please see Review of applications will begin March 22, 2017.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans

Assistant Scientist 
Division of Materials Science and Engineering at Ames Laboratory
Iowa State University  
Posted: February 8, 2017

The Division of Materials Science and Engineering at Ames Laboratory is seeking an Assistant Scientist for research of thin film deposition, additive manufacturing, associated facilities and oversight of the laboratory equipment and space. This position will be filled at the Assistant Scientist II or III level. The Ames Laboratory is a US Department of Energy (DOE) funded national laboratory operated through contractual agreement with Iowa State University.

This position will synthesize samples via thin film deposition (e.g., magnetron sputtering), 3D printing, melt processing (e.g., injection casting). Furthermore, the incumbent will aid in the preparation and characterization of samples using techniques such as Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), X-ray Diffraction (XRD) and X-ray Fluorescence (XRF). The incumbent will support research related to far-from-equilibrium metals and alloys, additive manufacturing and reuse and recycling of rare earth based metals and alloys.

Additionally, this position provides daily oversight of the equipment and laboratory spaces. The incumbent performs day-to-day tasks on operation, repair, and troubleshooting of synthesis equipment to ensure continued functional availability and performance of the equipment and facilities; trains and supports equipment users,

Additionally, at the Assistant Scientist III level, the incumbent collaborates with research staff in writing results resulting in scientific publications; evaluates current laboratory procedures/processes; and implements new practices to maximum efficiency of the laboratory and equipment.

This position involves multiple tasks with the ability to prioritize various temporally interrelated tasks and complete them as efficiently as possible is important to success of the laboratory. The incumbent must possess the ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse set of staff including Principal Investigators, Assistant Scientists, Postdoctoral Researchers, Graduate Students and Hourly Undergrads. The ability to learn new skills as the technologies integral to materials research is important to success in this position.

Required qualifications:

Assistant Scientist II: Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 2 years of related experience.

Assistant Scientist III: Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 3 years of related experience; or a Ph.D. or other professional degree and related experience.

Degree for either position must be in physical science, engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, metallurgy, materials science or related field.

Preferred qualifications: Advanced degree in related field; Extensive experience in the operation of laboratory equipment including thin film deposition systems, furnaces, and metal 3D printers; Experience working in mid- to large-sized research group with supervisory responsibility of group members; Experience working with high-vacuum chambers; Experience with operating XRD, DSC and XRF equipment as well as analyzing data; Experience in standard metallographic sample preparation; Experience with or demonstrated knowledge of machining using lathes, drill presses and other common small-scale shop equipment; Experience handling toxic and hazardous materials.

Applications must be submitted on-line:

To guarantee consideration, applications must be submitted by 2/28/2017.

Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to Office of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, Ames, Iowa 50011, Tel. 515 294-7612, email

Faculty Position in Sustainable Materials Processing 
Department of MINING and Materials Engineering 
Posted: February 1, 2017

TITLE OF POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor in Materials Engineering
The Department of Mining and Materials Engineering at McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on years of experience. The expected appointment start date is August 1, 2017. The salary will be commensurate with experience. 

We are particularly interested in hiring in the general area of sustainable materials processing with particular emphasis on ability to teach process kinetics & design, heat transfer and fluid flow. In terms of research, qualified candidates working in the areas of process metallurgy and extractive metallurgy, or the development and processing of materials for energy and environmental technologies are strongly encouraged to apply. Excellent candidates with research activities and interests in other materials process engineering areas may also be considered. 

The Department is home to two programs. Materials Engineering housed at the Wong Building has excellent lab facilities and a faculty complement of 16 professors and 1 Faculty Lecturer with strong activities in several research areas-see Annual Report at: Of note is the new modern High-Temperature Materials Research Facility renovated currently via $6M government/university funding. The Department is committed to excellence in teaching in its undergraduate and graduate programs and values service contributions of its Faculty members to the University, the profession and society at large. The successful candidate will play a leading role in maintaining McGill’s international reputation of excellence in research, teaching and service. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D., preferably with a first degree in materials science & engineering or another allied engineering field. Evidence of outstanding research achievements, or research potential as evidenced by publication in leading journals in the field, is indispensable. Preferred qualifications include dedication to an environment that supports diversity of population and perspectives; as our students come from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and backgrounds, we invite candidates to address in their application their ability to teach, supervise, and mentor in this context. 

Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association is required. 

Applications will be reviewed starting on February 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit, by email, applications which include their resume, statements outlining their experience and interests/plans in teaching and research, names and addresses of at least three referees who can write letters of recommendation on their behalf, and copies of up to five recent key publications to: 
Chair, Materials Faculty Search Committee
McGill University is among the top research intensive academic institutions in Canada, consistently ranked in the top universities worldwide in a number of recent surveys. McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Please reference the source of the ad when applying for, or enquiring about, this job announcement.

Manager, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Idaho National Laboratory
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Posted: January 18,2016

The Materials Science and Engineering Department at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking applicants for Department Manager. The Department’s interests include research, testing, analysis, and development of materials for the nuclear energy industry and expanding efforts in the development and characterization of materials necessary for advanced fossil energy and renewable energy technologies. Current research areas within the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at INL include high-performance alloys, advanced testing and characterization techniques, and dedicated performance science. We are particularly interested in candidates who possess the ability to grow existing programs and who can branch out in new directions regarding novel materials deployment in the energy sector. Example areas of interest include composite materials, advanced battery technology, sensors for extreme environments, additive manufacturing, heterogeneous catalysis, emerging and novel processing techniques, or innovative integrated computational materials engineering based approaches to materials development and production. Qualified candidates in other related areas are encouraged to apply.

The department manager will have ownership of Advanced Materials strategy and technical leadership, building and growing our team of experts in the Energy and Environmental Sciences. Responsibilities will focus on leading a materials science department with a diverse set of skills and expertise that presently performs applied and developmental research. These efforts will have a visible, long-term impact on the business development and strategic direction of INL's energy-focused mission.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong desire to manage a team of talented and forward-thinking researchers who develop and execute both business and technical strategy. In order to achieve these goals, we anticipate that she/he will have an outstanding technical or programmatic credentials related to advanced materials and materials science or related fields of research and testing.

We require:
- A PhD in a relevant engineering or science discipline with 11+ years relevant experience
- A proven research track record in advanced materials science
- The ability to enable and contribute to the publication of ongoing research in high-impact journals by staff members at all levels
- Experience in business development and the ability to win competitive governmental and industrial funding
- Must be a US Citizen

Please apply on-line at to Posting #9446. If you have any questions, please contact Laurie Taylor at, (208) 526-2917.

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.