Chair, Department of Materials
Science and Engineering
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the College
of Engineering of the University of Michigan invites applications for a
tenured full professor position with the administrative responsibility
of the Department Chair. The Chair will provide leadership for the
department and make sustained contributions to instructional and
research programs of the department. The department has 25
tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 3 research professors,
15 joint-appointed faculty, 145 undergraduate students, and 138
graduate students, with active research programs in experimental
and computational aspects in hard and soft materials involved in
most structural, functional, electronic, and biomedical technology.
Please submit applications including a CV, vision statement for the
department, and list of at least fve references to: Professor John
W. Halloran, Chair Search Advisory Committee, Department of
Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, 2300
Hayward Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136, msesearch2012@
umich.edu. For full consideration, applications should be received
by December 15, 2012. We hope to identify successful candidates
for this position during winter 2013.
The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affrmative-action
employer. The College is especially interested in candidates who can
contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the
diversity and excellence of the academic community.
A world of opportunities
Herchel Smith Postdoctoral
£27, 578 - £35,938 pa
Limit of tenure: Funding is available for a maximum
period of three years
The Managers of the Herchel Smith Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Fund invite applications within the fields of Biological Sciences, Pure
Mathematics, Biochemistry and/or Organic Chemistry & Biophysics
All Fellowships are to be held from 1 October 2013 or otherwise by
negotiation. Fellowships are available for between two and three years
and provide an opportunity for independent research, although the
holders will usually work in close collaboration with an established
In accordance with Dr Smith’s will, candidature is limited to candidates
who have obtained their PhD degree, or equivalent, within the last three
years at any university but normally excluding Cambridge and Harvard.
The stipend will be on the University’s Postdoctoral Research Associate
scale, currently between £27, 578 to £35,938 pa, with a research
allowance of £13,000 in the first year and £11,000 thereafter.
Further details are available at
http://www.herchelsmith.cam.ac.uk/fellowships/ or from the
Secretary to the Fund Managers, Tel. +44 (0)1223 764987,
Quote Reference: AK22232. Closing date: 3 December 2012.
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