Open Positions

Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering

Rice University’s School of Engineering invites exceptional applicants for the position of Chair of the Department of Material Science and Nanoengineering. The chair will lead a department of eight tenure/tenure track faculty with an expectation to grow substantially over the next several years.

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Assistant Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering - Neuroengineering Initiative

The appointment will be in the department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering (MSNE) at Rice. Research areas of interest include materials technologies for interfacing with and manipulating the nervous system to improve our understanding and treatment of the function of the brain and neurological disorders.

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Assistant Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering - Quantum Materials

We seek outstanding candidates with research interests in experimental and/or theoretical materials science relevant to quantum technology. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to: synthesis, characterization, and theory of quantum materials; materials and devices for quantum communication, quantum computation, quantum sensing, and quantum simulation.

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