The Materials Research Society is dedicated to helping those in the materials community advance their careers. We've developed this section of the MRS site as a one-stop career resource for materials scientists.
Job Postings »
Classified ads from recent issues of the MRS Bulletin. New ads are posted on a regular basis - check back often!
The MRS Awards Program strives to acknowledge outstanding contributors to the progress of materials research, and to recognize their exciting and profound accomplishments. MRS Awards include the Von Hippel, Turnbull Lectureship, MRS Medal, Materials Theory Award, MRS Fellows, Outstanding Young Investigator Award, Innovation in Materials Characterization Award, and Graduate Student Awards.
MRS Career Centers »
MRS invites employers and job applicants to participate in career placement centers operated at its Spring and Fall Meetings.
University Chapters »
University Chapters are a vital part of the Materials Research Society. Created on university campuses, their goal is to generate student interest in materials science. At present, MRS boasts almost 70 active University Chapters throughout the United States—some located at universities granting PhD degrees, others are based at four-year colleges with strong undergraduate research programs.
Women in Materials Science and Engineering »
The Women in Materials Science & Engineering interest group provides a forum for dialog among women (and men) working in, or pursuing education towards a profession in materials science or engineering. The goal is to share ideas and strategies that may be useful in professional life and to generate ideas for promoting awareness of women's issues to the broad professional community.
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The Materials Research Society charges our membership and our leaders to continually engage the science and engineering enterprise, promoting greater participation from all demographic groups, proactively addressing barriers, and fostering greater diversity wherever scientists and engineers are educated and employed.
MRS Mentoring Program »
MRS' pilot Mentoring Program
designed to match seasoned materials scientists with graduate students
seeking guidance and support in building a future career path in