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Assistant Professor-Center for High Technology Materials

Posting Numberreq6342
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentCenter for High Tech Materials CHTM (433A)
Academic Location
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Center for High Technology Materials (CHTM) at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in a department in the School of Engineering or College of Arts and Sciences beginning August 2019. We seek innovative and collaborative researchers and educators in all areas of materials science and engineering, especially those with expertise in complex-oxide semiconductors, nanometer scale semiconductors, quantum materials, 2D materials, and metamaterials.

CHTM is an internationally recognized center of excellence in optoelectronics, optics, materials science, and microelectronics that boasts a creative and entrepreneurial faculty spanning multiple schools, colleges, and departments. CHTM provides outstanding scientific and technical expertise and cutting-edge instrumentation and facilities, including a fully equipped 3,500 sq. ft. class 1000/100 cleanroom. Faculty at CHTM have numerous opportunities for collaborations with Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories, Air Force Research

Laboratory, the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, and private industry. CHTM also has a stellar record of technology commercialization and promotion of economic development within New Mexico. For a full description of CHTM and its activities, please visit http://www.chtm.unm.edu.

At the time of appointment applicants must at a minimum hold a doctorate in electrical engineering, physics, or related field. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should preferably demonstrate a vision for a long-term research program at CHTM, strong publication record, a commitment to teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, a track record or potential for attracting significant extramural research support, the ability to engage in interdisciplinary research at UNM, a commitment to service within the appointed department and CHTM, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with diverse communities. The successful applicant will receive a tenure-track or tenured appointment in a department in the School of Engineering or College of Arts and Sciences.

CHTM is partnering with ADVANCE at UNM (https://advance.unm.edu) to recruit and retain excellent faculty. Albuquerque and the surrounding areas offer a family-friendly, inclusive, and diverse environment with excellent weather and numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At the time of appointment, applicants must at a minimum hold a doctorate in electrical
    engineering, physics, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate a vision for a long-term research program at CHTM
  • Strong publication record
  • A commitment to teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate
    levels
  • A track record or potential for attracting significant extramural research support
  • Ability to engage in interdisciplinary research at UNM
  • A commitment to service within the appointed department and CHTM
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application InstructionsA complete application will consist of:
  • Cover letter
  • Statements of research and teaching interests
  • A commitment to diversity statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • The contact information for three references.

    Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

  • For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 1/1/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

    The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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