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Professor and Department Head

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Virginia Tech is seeking nominations and applications for the position of department head. The successful applicant will have a distinguished record of scholarly publications, funded research, effective teaching, and professional and/or university service. The ideal candidate should also have a proven record of outstanding administrative ability and academic leadership experience and a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in an academic environment. View the full announcement and apply. Review of applications will begin on Jan. 4, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is Aug. 10, 2022.

Collegiate Assistant/Associate Faculty

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Virginia Tech seeks applications for a collegiate faculty member at the assistant or associate level. This is a non-tenure track, academic year position, renewable after three (assistant-level) or five (associate-level) years. The primary responsibility of this position will be undergraduate instruction and course development, especially for laboratory courses. Other specific duties will include assistance with management of the department’s common-use laboratories, maintenance of equipment and instrumentation, and support for the department's senior capstone program. We are seeking candidates motivated to contribute to a collegial, interdisciplinary community with a strong tradition of fundamental and applied research and scholarship. View the full announcement and apply. Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1, 2021.