Materials Science and Engineering - ASSISTANT / ASSOCIATE TEACHING PROFESSOR, #

Rolla, MO

Missouri University of Science & Technology

Hiring Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled. Review of applications will begin on December 6, 2021.

Full Time/Part Time

Full Time (1.0 FTE)

Job Description

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) within the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri University of Science & Technology is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track teaching position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level who will help to maintain the highest possible pedagogical standards for the undergraduate Metallurgical Engineering degree program.

The MSE Department at Missouri S&T has one of the largest undergraduate enrollments in North America. MSE offers two ABET accredited B.S. programs in Ceramic Engineering and Metallurgical Engineering. Our department has excellent physical facilities to support the undergraduate teaching mission. Students have access to multiple stations for metallurgical sample sectioning, sample mounting and polishing and optical microscopy; one of the largest academic foundries in North America; multiple heat-treating furnaces; modern mechanical behavior testing equipment; and advanced analytical characterization techniques.

The department has a strong research program with excellent characterization, state-of-the-art fabrication equipment, modelling software, etc. MSE has several major research centers which are leading the nation in advanced research and development. The successful candidate is joining a renowned group of collegial faculty as part of an award winning team. This person will enable the continued growth of the departmental programs and help to educate the best undergraduate engineers.

Additional information about the MSE Department is available at:

Missouri S&T's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. Missouri S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work/life balance of its faculty and staff (see Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should, at a minimum, have an advanced engineering degree with extensive experience in metallurgy. Other desirable qualities will be excellent teaching skills, organizational abilities, communication skills, and an ability to relate to students.

Teaching duties will be determined based on the particular areas of expertise of the successful candidate and the needs of the department.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred areas of expertise include microstructure development, mechanical behavior, chemical behavior, iron and steel, and/or foundry. The successful candidate is expected to coordinate and participate in outreach programs that are an integral part of the department and the university's recruitment activities. Additional responsibilities will include ensuring laboratories function appropriately.

The appointment is anticipated to begin in Fall 2022. Funding for this position is based on a guaranteed income stream from a departmental endowment.

Interested parties should submit a curricula vita and statement of teaching philosophy.

Review of applications will begin December 6, 2021 and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. All application materials must be electronically submitted to the Missouri University of Science and Technology's Human Resource Office at: in order to be processed. Acceptable electronic formats that can be used include PDF and Word.

Missouri University of Science and Technologyis one of the nation's leading technological research universities. One of four campuses of the University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T is aU.S. News & World Reporttop-100 public national university. With its reputation as one of the leading engineering campuses in the country and its emphasis on applied science, Missouri S&T attracts high-quality students from across the nation. Home to many outstanding researchers in engineering and science and 10 interdisciplinary research centers and six research consortia, the University provides an abundance of opportunities for collaborative research. Missouri S&T has recently established theKummer Instituteand the Kummer College of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development as a result of a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer, longtime benefactors of the university. This transformative gift will create abundant opportunities to expand degree offerings, establish additional interdisciplinary research centers,foster expansion of academic-industry partnerships, and create economic growth for the region.Located about 100 miles southwest of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri, S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery.


The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

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Posted: 06/24/2022