Rolla, MO

Missouri University of Science & Technology

Hiring Department

Materials Science and Engineering

Application Deadline

Open until filled, with review of applications to begin as they are received.

Full Time/Part Time

Full time FTE 100%

Job Description

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of post-doctoral fellow in Metallurgical Engineering. The candidate should have, or be in the process of completing, a doctorate in metallurgy, materials science or materials engineering with experience in high temperature ferrous metallurgy and/or ferrous metallurgy processing. Current research opportunities include, but are not limited to, developments in lightweight, high strength steels for military applications, hydrogen steelmaking, and high temperature sensor development for the steel industry.

The successful candidate should excel at working with and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, preparing and presenting presentations and technical publications and in pursuing new research opportunities in iron and steel related research. Responsibilities for this position include: Collaboration with ongoing steel related research activities in the MSE department, the Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center (PSMRC) and other departments collaborating in our research, leading and organizing research activities, program reporting events with research sponsors and participation in technical conferences, presentations and technical publications.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctorate in metallurgy, materials science or engineering with experience in high temperature ferrous metal processing and demonstrated publications in the area.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the design, construction and operation of experimental systems that support research in ironmaking, steelmaking, foundry, thermomechanical processing and/or molten slag-metal systems is preferred. Industrial experience in manufacturing and/or research in steel or a related industry is a plus.

Additional Information

Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, 4) complete contact information for at least three references to Missouri S&T's Human Resources Office at: Reference Number JOID 34835. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact the director of the PSMRC and the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Ronald J. O'Malley,

Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities with about 100 degree programs in 39 disciplines. It was founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master's and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master's degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build high visibility, impactful careers!


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Posted: 09/27/2022