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We currently are seeks candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will have expertise in metal alloys and related materials for applications in sustainability and performance in extreme environments. The department has adopted Materials Design as the unifying theme for our research and education activities. This theme is integrated into the department’s course offerings, research thrusts, and connections to our partners in industry, academia, and the public. For more information, please visit: https://go.wisc.edu/mse-facultysearch.

We are also seeking faculty candidates for a tenure track position in Quantum Materials, emphasizing materials synthesis. This position is part of a campus-wide cluster initiative to expand and broaden expertise in quantum science and engineering at UW-Madison. As part of the initiative there are new position vacancies in the Departments of Physics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Materials Science & Engineering. It is anticipated that successful candidates will develop strong collaborations with existing quantum research at UW Madison, as well as with other hires under this cluster program, and with external research centers. For more information, please visit: https://go.wisc.edu/quantum-materials-search.

We are also participating in two searches through the Grainger Institute for Engineering.

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