TT Faculty Position at Louisiana Tech University

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING FACULTY POSITION

Louisiana Tech University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Chemical
Engineering. Academic requirements include Ph.D. and undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering
or closely aligned area. Outstanding candidates in all research areas are encouraged to apply, although
special emphasis will be given to candidates whose research leverages the University’s excellent
experimental and computational resources. Preference will be given to candidates who possess
expertise and a record of scholarly productivity in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Clean
Technology, Next-generation Energy, and closely related fields. Strong commitment to collaborative,
cross-disciplinary research is especially desirable.
Louisiana Tech University is a US News Tier 1 National University with an enrollment of about 12,000
students. The Chemical Engineering program at Louisiana Tech University is an ABET accredited
program with a growing undergraduate enrollment of over 220 undergraduate students. The strong
presence of chemical, petro-chemical, and pulp-paper companies in the Gulf Coast region ensures the
importance of Louisiana Tech’s Chemical Engineering program to the state and region providing
excellent job placement and student internship opportunities. The College has a total of over 140 Ph.D.
students in four programs (Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computational Analysis and Modeling,
and Molecular Science and Nanotechnology) and over 190 M.S. students. Due to the multidisciplinary
nature of the College, Chemical Engineering faculty have advised students from all four Ph.D. programs.
The University campus is located in Ruston, Louisiana (population ~25,000) with centralized access to
the larger metropolitan areas in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi.
Only electronic applications via email will be accepted. Please write “Chemical Engineering Search
2021” in the subject line to submit your information. Applicants are encouraged to send a single pdf
file containing: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan, a teaching experience and
philosophy statement, and the contact information for three current references to:
Dr. Daniela Mainardi
Director of Chemical Engineering
cmensearch@latech.edu
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The starting
date is September 1, 2021 or sooner. Louisiana Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Teaching Assistant Professor at UW: Surfaces and Colloids

Hi colleagues,

    We have a targeted opening for a Teaching Assistant Professor (not tenure track) for a faculty member to teach our surfaces and colloids, undergrad lab instructions, and manage our shared teaching infrastructure.

    The position requires a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a related field (or foreign equivalent) and the following prior work experience:

        • Prior teaching expertise in Interfaces, Surfaces and Colloids or a related subject
        • Prior teaching expertise in undergraduate Chemical Engineering lab courses
        • Management of small, shared instrumentation facilities with (at least 10 instruments) that are used for teaching and research

 Applications received by 5/14 will receive priority consideration.


Laboratory Director position at the University of Kansas

The Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department at the University of Kansas (KU) in Lawrence, KS is hiring a full time Laboratory Director to run the senior unit ops labs.  We have recently renovated the laboratory experiments and relocated in a new building with beautiful laboratory space including a high bay area for larger pilot scale equipment.  We are looking for someone to lead the laboratory including the maintenance and development of the experiments and training to provide a world class educational experience.  The position posting can be found on KU’s employment page: employment.ku.edu/staff/18831BR


TECH SCEnE REU at Michigan Tech

TECH SCEnE: Technology, Science and Community Engagement in Engineering

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

For students who want to see their contributions make an impact, be part of a program structured to apply science and technology to benefit the community.

Important dates
Application deadline: May 1, 2021
Program dates: June 7, 2021- July 30, 2021


YEAH Youth Conference: EnvironYouth Environmental Alliance in Higher Education Call for Abstracts

Michigan Tech is co-sponsoring the spring virtual global conference of the Youth Environmental Alliance in Higher Education (YEAH) on April 21. Abstracts will be accepted until March 22.

Environmental Conservation, Sustainability and Equity in 2021: A YEAH Youth Conference is the third Global Virtual Conference hosted by the YEAH. It is organized by an international team of students from the U.S., UK, Peru and Australia.

Seeking: 

  • Student Presenters (group or individual; class projects welcome)
  • Student Session Moderators (Great experience, with a great team! Contact sgreen@mtu.edu)
  • Audience
  • We are seeking abstract submissions for e-posters, short talks, storymaps, or other formats, centered around the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, as well as conservation, sustainability, parks and protected areas, urban ecology, social sciences, etc.

Abstract submission is free.

Registration is also free.

Proceedings from last year’s YEAH student conference are posted to the Digital Commons.

by Sarah Green, Chemistry.


Applications are Open for Undergraduate Research Internship Program (URIP) at Michigan Tech

The Pavlis Honors College is accepting applications to the Undergraduate Research Internship Program (URIP) for the 2021-2022 academic year.

The internship program will run from September through mid-April and is open to any undergraduate student on campus with an identified faculty research mentor. Faculty and students who are already working together are welcome to apply.

The Pavlis Honors College will provide $800 in funding for the student intern, with the expectation that faculty will provide equivalent matching funds to be dispensed concurrently, resulting in a total of $1,600 paid at a rate of $10/hour over the course of the internship. Faculty may make use of research funds, IRAD, startup packages or consult their chairs, deans, or center/institute management to identify the source of their match.

Details regarding the application process can be found here. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, April 9. Faculty will need to supply a letter of support as part of the application package. If you have questions about the submission process, please email urip@mtu.edu.

The Undergraduate Research Internship Program is made possible with the support of the Pavlis Honors College and by generous donations from the Portage Health Foundation and the DeVlieg Foundation.

By Pavlis Honors College.


A prestigious postdoctoral fellowship in Singapore for early-career researchers

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities. NTU has a vibrant research eco-system with a high proportion of early career researchers. It has a healthy environment for interdisciplinary research collaboration and the research is well funded. NTU invites outstanding early-career researchers to apply for appointment as a NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow.

The application is open from 15 January 2021 to 15 April 2021 (Singapore Time, UTC+8).

Applications must submitted in electronic format via NTU Online Application Portal.