Open Rank Faculty, Tenure Track Position: Glass Science and Engineering

The Inamori School of Engineering at Alfred University invites applications an open rank tenure/tenure-track appointment in Glass Science and Engineering. The candidates must hold a PhD Glass Science or closely related field. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program and a high-quality teaching portfolio. 

Founded: 1836, with inclusion from the start! One of the first coeducational institutions in the United States. Type of institution: Private, non-sectarian, with state-sponsored programs in engineering and art and design. Location: Alfred, New York, a village in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains about an hour west of Coming, an hour and a half south of Rochester and two hours from Buffalo. Students: About 1,600 undergraduates and nearly 150 graduate students from 43 states and 16 countries attend full-time on the Alfred campus. We have approximately 90 additional part-time graduate students on the Alfred, NY campus, and 475 graduate students enrolled in our AUNY NYC-metro area programs. Campus: 232 acre  campus with more than 50 academic and residential buildings. Residential, student-centered, vibrant living/learning community. Plus another 400 acres of nearby recreational land. The School of Engineering is home to the New York State College of Ceramics - a unique public-­private partnership with SUNY. The School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Materials Science and Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Glass Engineering Science, Biomaterials, Mechanical and Renewable Energy Engineering. 

Candidates with expertise in the areas of glass formulation, industrial melting, characterization of glass properties, chalcogenides, glass biomaterials, computational materials science, and photonics are encouraged to apply. 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and a research statement as well as include the contact information for three references via our online portal.

Review of applications will begin immediately with an anticipated August 2022 start date. 

Please contact the following with interest and questions: 
Dr. Gabrielle Gaustad, Dean, Inamori School of Engineering 
P 607-871-2953     E [email protected] 

Alfred University Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering New York State College of Ceramics

1 Saxon Drive         Alfred, NY 14802         go.alfred.edu/engineering 

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.



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