Employment Opportunities

Faculty Positions

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FACULTY POSITION IN SOFT MATERIALS / BIOMATERIALS – OPEN RANK

 The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MatSE) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking to fill a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position at any rank in the area of soft materials or biomaterials. All qualified candidates will be considered; senior and mid-career faculty are encouraged to apply. Faculty members in the department are expected to initiate and sustain a vigorous research program. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors. 

Please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu to view the complete position announcement and application instructions. Applications received prior to November 30, 2021, will receive full consideration. 

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Staff Positions

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING STAFF POSITION FOR ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

 The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MatSE) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is seeking candidates for an Engagement Coordinator position. The Engagement Coordinator will develop, coordinate, and execute engagement programs that educate students and the public about the importance and relevance of materials science and engineering. In this role, the coordinator will maintain operational infrastructure and processes to guide student engagement activities from recruitment through alumni status.  The coordinator will build a network of high school contacts for recruiting undergraduates, maintain engagement with current students, and facilitate an efficient process of keeping close contact with alumni of the department. This position will work closely with faculty and staff to build and maintain an overall culture of engagement. 

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The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled (http://go.illinois.edu/EEO) that participates in the federal e-Verify program and participates in a background check program focused on prior criminal or sexual misconduct history. The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants. 

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (https://provost.illinois.edu/faculty-affairs/work-life-balance/)