The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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Nanomanufacturing and Flexible Electronics

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
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The College of Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for 2 faculty positions at any rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in nanomanufacturing, roll-to-roll processing of soft materials, and flexible electronics. Cross-cutting areas of interest include process diagnostics and control, printed sensors and internet of things (IoT) devices. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Science or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidates will conduct original research, will advise graduate students, will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and will perform service at the School, College and University levels. Candidates with experience working with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff and the ability to contribute to an inclusive climate are particularly encouraged to apply.

Purdue University’s College of Engineering has identified four research teams for strategic faculty hiring during the coming year. These preeminent teams, chosen from among 90+, were selected because their work has the potential for high impact and international preeminence. New faculty will be hired to strengthen the teams as part of the strategic growth plan, which have added more than one hundred faculty members over five years. In addition to the team hiring, other hires will take advantage of opportunities to enhance quality and diversity. The strategic growth plan is part of Big Moves, a range of university-wide initiatives designed to broaden Purdue's global impact and enhance educational opportunities for its students. The preeminent team on nanomanufacturing is based at the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue’s Discovery Park. The focus is on Scalable Manufacturing of Aware and Responsive Thin (SMART) films for broad applications in manufacturing, infrastructure, health, agriculture and pharmacy. For a detailed description of research activities see

The College of Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter; indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Submit applications online at, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of at least three References. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering at Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue’s main campus is located in West Lafayette Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities, events and industries. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program to assist new faculty facilitate their relocation.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


  • Mechanical Engineering - Electronics / Photonics
  • Mechanical Engineering - Manufacturing
  • Mechanical Engineering - University, Academic and Education
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering

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