The Polymer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor-level, tenure-track position in experimental polymer physics to start from September 1, 2017. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. Experimental polymer physics is to be broadly interpreted. A Ph.D. in Engineering, Physics, Materials, Chemistry or related discipline is required along with a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate is expected to contribute significantly to the Department’s collaborative research, teaching, and service, which span the polymer field.
To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests and the
names and contact information of three references to
Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2016 and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.