Pavlis Honors College Application Deadline is Sunday

Pavlis Honors College is accepting applications for Spring 2018 through this Sunday (Oct. 22). Students are eligible to apply to join the Learning Community if they have two or more years remaining on campus.

The Pavlis Learning Community offers six distinct pathways on which students may build their honors program:

Each provides a framework of support, exceptional resources and a community of scholars for students interested in challenging themselves, doing more and making a difference. If you know of a student who may be interested in joining the Pavlis Honors College, encourage them to apply.

If you would like to request more information regarding our pathways, email us at honors@mtu.edu.

Applications will be accepted through Sunday (Oct. 22). However, students who apply early will be given preference. Space is limited. Find out why success means more than GPA at honors.mtu.edu.

By Pavlis Honors College.


Purdue University, College of Engineering, Faculty Position in Nanomanufacturing and Flexible Electronics

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

FACULTY POSITION(S) IN NANOMANUFACTURING AND FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS

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 https://engineering.purdue.edu/SMART.

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 https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUS/Employment/Applications, 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 coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. 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.


UCI Graduate Program Visit Day (GO-UCI) Accepting Applications Until November 1st

Graduate Opportunities at UCI (GO-UCI)Visit day to preview graduate programs and labs in Engineering & Information and Computer Sciences and connect with UC Irvine faculty and students to learn more about the graduate admission process. 

When: November 16-17, 2017

Where: University of California, Irvine

Cost: Free, including meals. Travel awards available for applicants outside of Southern CA. 

Fee Waiver: Go-UCI participants receive an application fee waiver to apply to one UCI ICS or Engineering doctoral program (save $105). 

For more information and application, visit: http://sites.uci.edu/gouci.

Final Deadline: Wednesday, November 1st. Student applying for travel awards are encouraged to apply before the final deadline.



Faculty Positions at MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department of Chemical Engineering

Assistant Professor

The MIT Department of Chemical Engineering (https://cheme.mit.edu/) invites applications for faculty positions starting July 2018 or thereafter. Appointment will be at the assistant or untenured associate professor level and will be located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In special cases, a senior faculty appointment may also be possible.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a related field by the start of their employment. Candidates with research and teaching interests in every area relevant to the field of chemical engineering will be considered, including candidates with areas of research in process systems engineering, biomedical engineering and advanced technologies for health, biomanufacturing, bioprocess, or applied synthetic biology, energy systems and sustainability.   All strong candidates in chemical engineering fields are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate is expected to advise students, and develop and teach chemical engineering courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as to develop a sponsored research program and be involved in service to MIT and the profession.

Interested candidates should submit application materials electronically at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9962

Each application must include: a curriculum vitae; the names and addresses of three or more references; a strategic statement of research interests; and a statement of teaching interests. It is the responsibility of the candidate to arrange for reference letters to be uploaded at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9962.

Please address questions to Search-Master@school-of-engineering-faculty-search.mit.edu. Responses received by December 1, 2017 will be given priority.

With MIT’s strong commitment to diversity in engineering education, research and practice we especially encourage minorities and women to apply.

MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer


NOMINATE A YOUNG SUPERSTAR

Prism magazine plans a repeat of its widely read “20 Under 40” issue, highlighting especially talented engineering and engineering technology teachers and researchers. Please send your nominations and a brief description of the nominees’ achievements to m.matthews@asee.org with “20 under 40” in the message line. Note: Choices will be based on both accomplishments and variety.



Assistant Professor position at Florida Tech

Florida Tech Chemical Engineering
2017-2018 Faculty Search

The Department of Chemical Engineering at the Florida Institute of Technology invites applications
for a new faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, with an anticipated start date of Aug. 6,
2018. Qualified candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely
related field, a B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering, a demonstrated commitment to teaching
excellence, and an outstanding record of research accomplishments. Applications are accepted in all
fields of Chemical Engineering; however priority will be given to applicants with a specialization in
energy conversion, storage or transport. Research focused on renewable energy sources, solid state
and electrochemical systems, heterogeneous catalysis and fuel chemistry is of particular interest but
is not a requirement for the position.

The successful candidate will be an individual with professional ethics and strong interpersonal
skills, expected to work collaboratively with colleagues both within and outside the department to
develop a strong externally funded research program, successfully teach courses at both the
undergraduate and graduate level, and provide quality service to the Department, the University and
the Chemical Engineering profession.

Applications should be submitted via email to CHE_Faculty_Search@fit.edu and must include: a
cover letter with a statement of the candidate’s research plan and teaching philosophy; a current
curriculum vitae outlining research and teaching experience and accomplishments; copies of up to
three relevant publications; an itemized list of estimated start-up costs specifically listing any
required equipment; and names and contact information of three professional references. Questions
should be addressed to Prof. Jim Brenner, Search Committee Chair (jbrenner@fit.edu).
Consideration of applicants will begin on Nov. 20, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
Florida Tech (www.fit.edu) is the only independent technological university in the Southeast.
It is ranked as a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News and World Report and named among
the Nation’s Top Technological Institutions in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Times Higher
Education ranked Florida Tech in 2016 as one of the Top 20 Small Universities in the World
and #1 in the Eastern United States. The university is located on the Atlantic Coast of Florida, in
Melbourne, Brevard County, which is one of the top counties in the U.S. for high-tech engineering
and industrial activity, and is in close proximity to the NASA Kennedy Space Center. The Chemical
Engineering Department (www.coe.fit.edu/chemical) is currently among the fastest growing
departments on campus having 6 full-time faculty members, 150 undergraduate students, and 15
graduate students. The department currently offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical
Engineering, and its faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and furthering knowledge
through basic and applied research.

Florida Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence
through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability.

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