Professor (18000073)



Job description

Laramie, WY

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Wyoming seeks faculty candidates having a strong research record in materials science and engineering, with significant experience in carbon engineering or carbon materials.

The successful candidate’s home department within the CEAS, faculty rank, and whether tenured or tenure-track will all be commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience. Individuals with any background, including academic, industrial, or national laboratory are encouraged to apply and we are particularly interested in candidates that would be hired at a senior level.

The successful candidate is expected to lead an on-going, multi-disciplinary effort to advance aspects of the development, production, manufacture, and application of carbon-based products and processes as per the Carbon Engineering Initiative, which is overseen by UW’s School of Energy Resources. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program, teach, and have a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. An existing Materials Science and Engineering Program at UW engages approximately 25 faculty from 6 departments and provides core facilities for materials characterization. Further information about the University of Wyoming can be found here.


·Ph.D. or equivalent in engineering, materials science, or related field.
·Strong research record.
·Demonstrated effectiveness as a communicator.
·Demonstrated collaboration with other researchers.

·Demonstrated success with external funding.
·Academic experience including teaching and graduate student mentoring.
·Leadership experience with research teams.
·Experience with economic development.

How to apply

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: Curriculum vitae, contact information for four work-related references, statement of research interests (1-3 pages), and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages).

Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to

Nestled between two mountain ranges in southeastern Wyoming, UW offers varied academic and lifestyle opportunities including year-round cultural and recreational activities. Located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 with a unique blend of sophistication and western hospitality, UW draws over 13,000 students from all 50 states and more than 75 countries.