Archives—September 2017

Position opening: Research and Program Officer, Stanford Medicine Faculty Development and Diversity

Posting link: https://stanford.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=76502&lang=en

Research & Program Officer  76502

Description

Stanford University School of Medicine, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, was founded in 1858 with a mission to be the premier research-intensive medical school that improves health through leadership, diversity, and a collaborative approach to discovery and innovation in patient care, education, and research.

The Office of Faculty Development & Diversity fosters excellence across Stanford Medicine through an inclusive faculty community that reflects the global nature of medicine and science today. OFDD offers professional education, leadership programs, networking opportunities, speaker series, and skills-building workshops on cultural considerations, mentorship, unconscious bias, conflict resolution, and other topics critical to creating a positive environment. The Research & Program Officer will implement and administer this vision and mission.

Duties include:

  • Conduct and manage research projects on faculty recruitment, retention, advancement, and diversity. For example, analyze and report on gender and race/ethnicity equity in patient satisfaction and faculty evaluations for presentation to Stanford Medicine leadership and at national conferences.
  • Manage professional education and leadership programs for Stanford Medicine faculty. Target applicable opportunities to faculty. Evaluate existing programs and suggest improvements and/or gaps in programming, including developing and sourcing new programs.
  • Develop and maintain databases on information related to diversity in medicine, including potential research areas, leadership training topics, and assessment methods to plan future research and programming activities.
  • Prepare workshop and training materials on faculty development and diversity topics including leadership, mentorship, unconscious bias, and microaggressions.
  • Write and edit articles for internal and external audiences, including peer-reviewed publications, on topics such as faculty recruitment, retention, advancement, and diversity. Develop relationships with key audiences and publications.
  • Support OFDD in developing content and managing logistics for diversity symposia and cultural competency workshops. Conduct outreach to key constituencies to drive attendance.

* – Other duties may also be assigned

About Stanford University School of Medicine


With more than 2,300 faculty, each providing a unique mix of research, education, and patient care effort, organized in 30 academic departments and 16 interdisciplinary institutes and centers, supported by more than 3,900 staff, educating 3,000 students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical residents/fellows, and trainees, and collectively generating about $2.6B in revenues, the School of Medicine is Stanford’s largest school and truly a complex organization.

Holistically, the School of Medicine is rooted in an inclusive culture of excellence and diversity that values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that keeps pace with market trends, and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives.


Call for Nominations & Applications — Director of Renée Crown University Honors Program, Syracuse University

JOB POSTING

JULY 2017

DIRECTOR, RENÉE CROWN UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM

Syracuse University invites applications from nationally recognized scholars as Director of the
Renée Crown University Honors Program, an all-University program housed administratively in
the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will be eligible to be hired at the
rank of advanced Associate or Full Professor with tenure. All areas of scholarship are eligible;
the Director may be appointed in one of Syracuse University’s schools and colleges: the School
of Architecture, the College of Arts and Sciences, The School of Education, the College of
Engineering and Computer Science, The David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics,
the School of Information Studies, The Martin J. Whitman School of Management, the Maxwell
School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications,
or the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Special consideration will be given to candidates
who strengthen existing programs and initiatives.
The Honors Program—one of the premier undergraduate opportunities at Syracuse—challenges
intellectually curious students from every undergraduate major at Syracuse University with
tailored educational opportunities including small, innovative courses, faculty mentorship, and a
significant Capstone project. It is a catalyst for intellectual discovery across the campus through
innovative teaching, community engagement, and high-quality scholarship. Its curriculum
emphasizes intellectual depth and breadth, and reinforces the University’s commitment to
preparing engaged citizens, scholars, and leaders for participation in a changing global society.
The Honors Program is also home to the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising
(CFSA), which serves to make all Syracuse University students, alumni, and faculty aware of
nationally competitive fellowship and scholarship opportunities; to help students and alumni
identify scholarship opportunities appropriate to their interests and backgrounds; and to assist
them through all stages of the application process.
For more information about the Honors Program and its curriculum, see http://honors.syr.edu/.
For more information about CFSA, see http://nationalscholarships.syr.edu/.
Syracuse University’s “Fast Forward Syracuse” initiative and Academic Strategic Plan are
currently moving towards an implementation phase (http://fastforward.syr.edu/). The Honors
Program is poised to help the University advance its goals as laid out in the plan, particularly in
the areas of improving the student experience and advancing discovery.
The Director is responsible for all aspects of the Renée Crown University Honors Program,
including:
 Advancing the Honors Program’s core values and mission, and representing the Program
to internal and external constituencies.
 Collaborating with school and college deans, department chairs, directors, and faculty on
relevant aspects of the Program. Building positive and productive cross-campus
relationships.

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 Chairing the Core Faculty of the Honors Program, who guide policy regarding the
Program’s curriculum, administration, and procedures.
 Teaching in the Honors Program for the school or college in which he or she is tenured.
 Overseeing the Honors Program and CFSA staff. Honors staff are responsible for
staffing and evaluating Honors courses, advising students, managing records,
implementing policies and procedures, and overseeing the Honors suite. CFSA staff are
responsible for developing policies and programs, advising students, and managing
CFSA records.
 Overseeing the budget of the Program.
 Cultivating strong alumni relations and promoting institutional advancement, including
fundraising.
We invite applications from tenured senior faculty members with the following qualifications:
 A strong administrative background, including curriculum and program development as
well as budgetary, supervisory, and fundraising experience.
 A distinguished record of academic achievement.
 Experience developing programs to ensure high-quality undergraduate engagement.
 A demonstrated commitment to excellence by leading efforts to build an equitable and
diverse scholarly environment.
 Wide-ranging curiosity and interest in building connections across disciplines.
 A talent for communicating excitement about a wide array of artistic and intellectual
endeavors.
Terms of Appointment
The initial term of appointment is five years (with a formal review at three years), renewable or
extendable by mutual consent.
Please send nominations or inquiries to:
Honors Director Search
300 Hall of Languages
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York 13244
honorssearch@syr.edu

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Review of candidates will begin September 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
For a position description and online application instructions go to http://www.sujobopps.com.
Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a history
of involvement with Honors or other creative involvement with undergraduate enrichment
programs.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate
and over 4,000 full-time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries.
Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and
professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer
Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management,
Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts.
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State
approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals
approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including
parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous
malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal
recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks,
touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes, to biking trails along the Erie
Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top
10% of Best Places to Live.
EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University
prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender,
national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender
identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to
the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment,
and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and
hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end
of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act
of 1944 — the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program
which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other
support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University
employees.


Invitation to 10/18 prospective student virtual open house: Arizona State University’s PhD Program in Engineering Education Systems and Design

Arizona State’s PhD Program in Engineering Education Systems and Design (EESD) program is hosting a virtual open house for prospective students
on Wednesday, October 18 at 3:30pm PDT / 6:30pm EDT. Please pass along this announcement and attached flyer to students you know who might be
interested and do feel free to share this invitation widely.

The ASU EESD PhD Program prepares students for their future as difference-makers and scholars in the field of engineering education. For the virtual
open house, EESD faculty and students will be on hand to share their experiences and answer questions. We’ll also discuss more about the details of
the program, including how to apply.

Sign up for the 10/18 online webinar here:
http://links.asu.edu/meetEESD

Check out the link to the open house flyer:
http://links.asu.edu/Oct18EESDvirtualopenhouseflyer

Visit the EESD program website for more info:
http://engineering.asu.edu/eesd


Purdue University, College of Engineering, Neuroengineering and Circuit Neuroscience Faculty

College of Engineering

Faculty Position in Neuroengineering and Circuit Neuroscience

Development of new tools to explore and exploit neural systems provides opportunities to integrate analyses across multiple levels, from molecular through behavioral, to dramatically improve understanding of the circuitry of neural systems. The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is seeking candidates across all levels who will thrive in an intellectually diverse community of engineers and scientists across Purdue’s ongoing initiatives, especially the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience.

Successful candidates for this position will have the ability to leverage and/or extend expertise in implantable devices at Purdue including integrated/embedded devices for stimulation and/or recording of neural circuits using freely behaving animals. Ideal candidates will bring experience with technologies that employ implantable design and engineering-enhanced therapeutics to understand neural systems. Purdue provides an especially strong network of opportunities in the Center for Implantable Devices, the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, and the largest neurosurgical group in the United States: Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine in Indianapolis. The collaborative goal of these efforts is preeminence in neural systems research combined with extraordinary clinical impact.

This position is part of the College’s initiative to build a preeminent team in the area of implantable devices and a University-wide effort to enhance neuroscience research. Candidates must hold a PhD in engineering, neuroscience or related field. Successful candidates will be expected to develop strong, externally-funded research programs, conduct original impactful research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, contribute to innovative curricula, and perform service both at the School and University levels. Candidates with experience or interest in 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 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 and indicate 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 five 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 October 15, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Questions regarding the position may be addressed to the chair of the search committee Professor Pedro Irazoqui atpip@purdue.edu. 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 EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Purdue University, College of Engineering, Chemical Engineering Faculty Position(s)

FACULTY POSITION(S)

CHARLES D. DAVIDSON SCHOOL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

The Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, seeks outstanding individuals at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank with a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related field. Candidates should have a distinguished academic record, outstanding potential to conduct world-class research, and a commitment to educate and mentor students. The successful candidates will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service both at the School 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 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 and indicate their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

The Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University has experienced significant growth in the past decade and has a strong faculty core engaged in all areas of Chemical Engineering as well as significant interdisciplinary efforts across campus, with other academic institutions, and industrial partners. The College of Engineering at Purdue is currently undergoing extensive growth, with an expanding number of faculty that are opening new and exciting research directions. For a detailed description of research activities see https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/Research.

Submit applications online at https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUS/Employment/Applications, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of four 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 October 1, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Nominations may be sent to Dr. Sangtae Kim, Head of the Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, at che-faculty-search@ecn.purdue.edu. 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.


Motus-Material Scientist Engineer Position

We are the leading manufacturer of high-performance headliners and unlit, illuminated and auxiliary coverage sunvisors, door and console armrests, and instrument panel trim components for the global automotive market. We operate a state-of-the-art manufacturing platform with seven facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.

If you have any candidates, please email me their contact information immediately. They are giving us, the very first opportunity to fill this position with an MTU Candidate before recruiting elsewhere.

Materials Scientist Engineer
Position Title: Materials Scientist/Engineer
Reports to: Director of Innovation & Integration
Location: Holland Corporate Office
POSITION:
The Materials Scientist/Engineer will provide chemistry and manufacturing process expertise to
a tier one automotive interior supplier. Areas of expertise include engineering polymer
formulation and processing to support company profitability. Candidates should be familiar with
thermoplastics and thermoset polymers/composite materials and associated processes
(polyurethanes, polypropylene, polyvinylchloride, etc.).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Utilize experience with the manufacturing, formulating, processing and testing of polymers and
systems
• Assess processing issues, root cause analysis and implementing countermeasures to reduce
scrap and repair rates on production lines
• Develop and transfer new polymer technology into commercial value within company
processes.
• Optimize processing on current products
• Monitor foam processing equipment condition and maintenance and recommend equipment
improvements/upgrades
• Monitor injection molding equipment condition and maintenance and recommend equipment
improvements/upgrades
• Apply existing knowledge and best practices of foam technology to current and future products
• Support quoting, innovation and advanced engineering activities with materials expertise and
recommendations
• Support both launch and production in addressing quality and processing issues promptly
• Develop & maintain an experimental processing documentation system
• Requires travel to all Leon/Motus plant locations
• Advise on foam and plastics tooling feasibility and design optimization
• Solid understanding of interior trim products
• Solid knowledge of polyol and isocyanate manufacturing processes

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry or related
field; Advanced Degree preferred
• For Bachelor’s degree candidates, 3 – 5 years of professional experience in chemical
engineering or manufacturing fields
• For advanced degree candidates, 0 – 2 years of professional experience in chemical engineering
or manufacturing fields
• In depth knowledge of automotive interior applications strongly preferred

KEY COMPETENCIES
Intellectual Competencies:
• Intellectual – Ability to acquire understanding and absorb information rapidly. A quick study.
• Analytical – Ability to identify significant problems and opportunities. Can analyze problems
and people in-depth. Ability to determine root cause.
• Judgement/Decision Making – Consistent logic, rationality and objectivity in decision making.
Neither indecisive nor hip shooter.
• Track Record – Successful career history. Generally earns performance ratings of “excellent.”
Personal Competencies:
• High Degree of Integrity – Iron clad. Does not ethically cut corners. Earns trust of co-workers.
Puts organization above self-interests.
• Resourceful/Takes Initiative – Passionately finds ways over, around or through barriers to
success. Achieves results despite lack of resources. Goes beyond call of duty. Shows bias for
action. “A” results – oriented “doer.”
• Organization/Planning – Plans, organizes, schedules and budgets in efficient manner. Focuses
on key priorities.
• Excellence – Sets high stretch standards of performance for self and others. Low tolerance for
mediocrity. High sense of responsibility.
• Independent – Willingness to take independent stand. Not swayed by last person talked with.
• Handles Stress – Stable and poised under pressure.
• Self-Aware – Recognizes own strengths & weaknesses. Not defensive. Does not rationalize
mistakes or blame others. Uses feedback mechanisms.
• Adaptable – Copes effectively with complexity and change. Not rigid.

Interpersonal Competencies:
• Oral Communication – Communicates well one-on- one, in small groups, and public speaking.
Fluent, quick on feet, and keeps people informed.
• Written Communication – Writes clear, precise, well-organized documents using appropriate
vocabulary, grammar and word usage
• Assertive – Takes forceful stand on issues without being excessively abrasive.
• Running Meetings – Demonstrates ability to organize & run effective meetings.
• Inspiring Followership – Inspires people to follow lead. Minimizes intimidation. Takes charge.
Motivates by pushing appropriate hot buttons of individuals.
Behavioral Competencies – Common to all Motus Positions
• Integrity – Iron clad. Does not ethically cut corners. Earns trust of co-workers. Puts
organization above self-interests.
• Energy/Drive – Exhibits high level of energy and ability to energize others. Strong desire to
achieve, high dedication level. Gets Results. Recognizes excellence in the efforts and work of
others. Enjoys seeing others succeed. Ability to energize and motivate others.
• Enthusiasm/Passion – Exhibits dynamism, excitement, and a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
• Customer Focus – Monitors internal and external client satisfaction. Establishes partner

relationships with clients. Visible and accessible to clients. Focuses on partnerships with
customers, suppliers and communities.
• Change Leader – Embraces change. Communicates needs during periods of change. Actively
intervenes to create & energize positive change. Leads by example.
• Assertive/Edge – Ability to take a forceful stand on issues without being excessively abrasive.
Able to challenge tactfully.
• Execution – Likes to be challenged and has the ability to work through tough tasks and execute
on stretch goals in order to move the organization forward.
• Teamwork: Supports environment that encourages teamwork, cooperation and collaboration.
• Interpersonal Communication: Is respectful when interacting with others. Shares information
freely in all directions.
• Problem-solving/Decision- making: Works cooperatively within teams to solve problems.
Works cooperatively across teams to solve problems.
• Personal Development: Continually learning and growing. Seeks out and uses personal
feedback.
• Innovator: Takes initiative. Encourages risk-taking in pursuit of continuous improvement.
• Guides Work: Continuously improves work processes. Helps others with tools, information and
assistance to do their job.
• Flexible – Embraces change. Communicates needs during periods of change.
Motus is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Chair Search: Civil and Environmental Engineering – NDSU

DEPARTMENT CHAIR, CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

The College of Engineering at North Dakota State University (NDSU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Engineering and is responsible for administrative, budgetary, and personnel decisions within the Department. The Chair will be responsible for overseeing curriculum issues, facility planning and program implementation and will serve as a mentor and evaluator of the faculty, and facilitate a collegial and productive work environment for a diverse group of faculty, staff and students. The Chair must be an innovative and visionary leader who is committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and enhancing the diversity of the department’s faculty and students. The chair is expected to lead the faculty and students in their quest for excellence in education and research, create a vision and long-term goals for the department. The Chair is responsible for working with the Industry Advisory Board, building relationships with industrial supporters and alumni. Candidates are expected to have extensive teaching and research experience and accomplishments deserving appointment as a tenured full professor. The position will be a full time, 11-month appointment at the rank of professor.

The CEE Department currently has approximately 420 undergraduates and 64 graduate students, and 12 full-time faculty members. It offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering. Faculty also participate in two interdisciplinary graduate programs: Environmental and Conservation Sciences, and Materials and Nanotechnology. The B.S. program in Civil Engineering is ABET-accredited. Our student chapters of professional societies are active at the regional and national levels and have won several national awards. The department enjoys a period of rapid growth in competitive research expenditures that included four NSF CAREER Awards. The National Science Foundation ranked our program in the top 100 Civil Engineering programs for research funding. North Dakota State University is a NSF ADVANCE institution. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.ndsu.edu/ce.

NDSU is a student-focused, land-grant, research university. Additional information about NDSU can be found at http://www.ndsu.edu.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
· Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or a closely related field.

· Rank of full professor.

· A proven record of excellence in scholarly activities in teaching, research and service.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills, specifically with academic and industry constituents.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
· Registered as Professional Engineer (PE) in North Dakota or demonstrate capacity to get registered in North Dakota.

· Experience in an academic supervisory capacity/leadership position.

· Experience with ABET-EAC accreditation, and knowledge of innovative curriculum development and implementation.

· Experience in team work, conflict resolution, and negotiating solutions within a culture of acceptance and collegiality.

· Leadership experience in service to the profession.

· Experience with fiscal management responsibilities.

· Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students, and promote inclusiveness.

All applicants must apply on-line. To apply, please visit https://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/8622. Screening will begin October 20, 2017; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Required application documents include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of leadership philosophy and administrative vision, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for five references. Direct inquiries regarding this position to Dr. Sreekala Bajwa, Search Committee Chair, E-mail: Sreekala.bajwa@ndsu.edu, and Phone: (701)-231-7265. This search will be conducted in compliance with North Dakota Open Record Laws.
North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, as applicable. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. This position is exempt from North Dakota Veterans’ Preference requirements. As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.


Tenure Track Professor Position Herbert W. Boyer School at Saint Vincent College

The Herbert W. Boyer School at Saint Vincent College invites applications for a tenure track professor position beginning in August 2018.  The selected candidate will direct the engineering programs, including the Mathematics Engineering 3:2 program and the four-year Engineering Science program.  The selected candidate will teach engineering courses, advise engineering majors, work with partner institutions on the Mathematics Engineering 3:2 program, and take a leadership role in developing materials and documents in preparation for entry into the ABET accreditation processes.   

The College seeks candidates who are strongly committed to undergraduate teaching, can build positive relationship with colleagues and students, and have a commitment to continuing scholarly activity.  Candidates must have at least 5 (with 10 preferred) years of experience with an ABET accredited engineering program and experience leading an ABET accredited program with leadership of an engineering program preferred

Review of applications will begin on October 17th and continue until the position is filled.   More information about the position and Saint Vincent College can be found here: http://www.stvincent.edu/about/work-for-svc



Faculty Openings at Auburn University

AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Samuel Ginn College of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor: The Auburn University Department of Chemical Engineering invites
applications for multiple tenure track faculty positions. These tenure track appointments are to become effective in
August 2018.
Our department seeks outstanding candidates who have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, petroleum engineering,
or related field. The areas of expertise are open; however the individuals selected for these positions will be
expected to contribute to the growth of at least one of the department’s strategic focus areas: energy and
environment, advanced materials, computer-aided chemical engineering, and pharmaceutical/biomedical
engineering.
Established in 1856, Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier comprehensive land, sea, and space grant
institutions with a dynamic 150 year history of strong commitment to instruction, research, and outreach. Auburn
University is located in the family friendly town of Auburn, Alabama, with a population of 50,000, a renowned school
system and nationally recognized medical center. Auburn is located approximately 50 miles from Montgomery, the
capital of Alabama, and 100 miles from Atlanta, Georgia, geographically providing a moderate climate with easy
access to both beach and mountain recreational facilities. In the 2016 edition of the U.S. News and World Report
ratings of America’s Best Colleges, it was ranked 46th among public universities. The University’s main campus
enrollment is over 27,000 students, including approximately 22,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students.
There are over 1,200 full-time instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools,
with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs.
In support of our strategic plan, Auburn University will maintain its strong commitment to diversity with standards to
help ensure faculty, staff, and student diversity through recruitment and retention efforts.
The Auburn Department of Chemical Engineering has a strong and progressive research program and a long
tradition of excellence in both graduate and undergraduate education. The department has 25 full-time faculty,
several research staff and postdoctoral associates, 100 graduate students (more than 80 of whom are in the
doctoral program), and almost 700 undergraduate students. The department maintains vibrant research programs
with approximately $7.5 Million annually in sponsored research and recently concluded full renovations of its Ross
Hall and Wilmore Laboratories which provide cutting edge research, instruction and office space. These
renovations totaled over $40 Million.
Desired Qualifications: The candidates selected for these positions must demonstrate a strong commitment and
potential to excel at both research and teaching in the area of chemical engineering. Additionally, the candidates
will have a strong record of scholarly publication, an ability to attract and sustain externally sponsored research
funding to support their research program, effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and mentor
graduate and undergraduate students.
Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, or a closely
related field. The candidates selected for these positions must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the
United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of
employment. Excellent communication skills and a high level of personal motivation are required.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017, and will continue until candidates have been identified.
http://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/2469
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.