Archives—September 2019

ChE Faculty Position at Penn State

THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY: The Department of Chemical
Engineering at Penn State (http://www.che.psu.edu) invites applications for a
tenure-line faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level. While
the area of research and scholarship is open, applicants who can develop and
maintain a vibrant sponsored research program in life cycle assessment (LCA) and
environmental impacts will be given greater consideration. In addition to research
and scholarship, the successful applicant will be expected to teach at the
undergraduate and graduate levels. There is a preference for applicants with a B.S.
and/or Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering. Successful candidates must have a
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field at the time of starting the position
and a strong record of scholarly achievement. The successful candidate will
assume a key role in interdisciplinary research collaborations. This position is co-
funded through Penn State University’s Institutes of Energy and the Environment

(IEE), http://www.iee.psu.edu/.
Penn State’s College of Engineering strives to build a welcoming, inclusive, and
supportive environment for students, staff, and faculty. We rely on the expertise,
sensitivity and commitment of an inclusive faculty to enhance diversity, seek equity, and
create a welcoming environment within our community. We are committed to nurturing a
learning and working environment that respects differences in culture, age, gender, race,
ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, and religious affiliation. In welcoming
every candidate, we strive to meet the needs of professional families by actively assisting
with partner-placement needs.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Screening of applicants will
be done as applications are received. Applicants should submit a statement outlining
plans for contributing in teaching, research, and diversity/inclusion, a curriculum vitae,
and the names and addresses of four references, in one pdf file electronically
at https://psu.jobs/job/90743.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more information about safety at Penn State, and to
review the Annual Security Report, which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and
security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with details
on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing
employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected
groups.


New Posting at USC

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials ScienceFacultyLos Angeles, California

We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. We seek outstanding faculty candidates in all areas of chemical engineering, with an emphasis in soft matter. The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

The position is available starting August 16, 2020. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, by the beginning of the appointment. Applications should include:

a cover letter;
curriculum vitae detailing educational background, research accomplishments, and work experience;
a research plan;
a teaching and service plan;
and names of at least four professional references.
Applicants are encouraged to include a statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.
In order to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by December 7, 2019, but earlier application is encouraged. Information about the department can be found at http://chems.usc.edu.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 188 full-time tenure-track faculty members, 75 full-time teaching faculty, and 41 full-time research faculty. It is home to the Information Sciences Institute (ISI), two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. As detailed on the website, there are several active research centers at the Mork Family Department. Research expenditures typically exceed $200 million annually. Recently, the School was awarded the ASEE President’s Award for its continuing efforts to “change the conversation” about engineering and develop a robust and diverse engineering pipeline nationally.

USC is committed to a vibrant and healthy work environment, being consistently honored as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition to health, vision, and dental plans for employees, spouses/partners, and dependents, USC also provides services such as the Center for Work and Family Life, access to child care, and the Mindfulness program, as well as cultural events such as Visions and Voices. Deeply connected to the surrounding community, USC partners with local initiatives and encourages faculty to participate through programs such as Good Neighbors and CS@SC.

https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-of-chemical-engineering-and-materials-science/1209/13369539



Open Faculty Positions @ Michigan Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering seeks highly qualified applicants for
tenure-track or tenured positions at all levels. Applicants should have a PhD in chemical
engineering or closely related fields, a track record of outstanding research, and a
commitment to excellence in education and student mentoring. We seek qualified ap-
plicants from all areas of—and at the boundaries of—chemical engineering. We are

especially interested in applicants working in tissue engineering, soft matter, energy life
cycle, and artificial intelligence, including data science, machine learning, and robotics.
The University of Michigan is consistently the top ranked public university in the US,
and ranks among the top universities worldwide, according to QS World University
Rankings. The UM College of Engineering is ranked in the top 5 of all engineering
schools in the country, and our ChE graduate program is ranked 12th by US News &
World Report. Ann Arbor is consistently voted among the “best cities to live in America,”
and is less than 30 minutes from Detroit Airport. Ann Arbor features a diverse and
international population, and offers a broad range of cultural opportunities, outdoor
attractions and world-class dining.

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering
serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus, and service com-
mitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that,
together, provide the framework for all that we do. Information about our vision,
mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/.
The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity
and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s com-
prehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—with updates on
our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a wel-
coming, fair, and inclusive environment—can be found at:

http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity.
The College of Engineering is especially interested in
candidates who can contribute, through their research,
teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of
the academic community.

APPLY
Candidates should complete
the on-line application at:
https://che.engin.umich.edu/about/faculty-search/.


Lecturer Position Available at SDSM&T

Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer
Chemical and Biological Engineering

ME9170

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
invites applications for an Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Chemical and Biological Engineering
with an anticipated start date of the spring 2020 semester, however fall 2020 will be considered. The
principal duties are to (i) effectively teach Chemical and Biological Engineering undergraduate courses
and laboratories and (ii) academic advising. The CBE Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer may have as
their responsibility, preparing and presenting lectures, organizing and supervising laboratory sections,
developing and supervising design projects, writing and grading examinations and laboratory reports,
holding office hours to meet with students outside of class time, monitoring teaching assistants, and
assigning grades. Teaching faculty members will be encouraged to develop innovative teaching methods
and educational enrichment activities. Other duties may include involvement in course and program
assessment, curriculum development, on-line course development, professional advising, K-12 outreach
and recruitment, and other education-related committee work. This position is a full-time, 9-month
benefited, non-tenure-track, term position. It is anticipated that this will be an on-going position,
dependent upon performance, department need and funding.

The successful applicant will have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. or higher degree in
Chemical Engineering or a closely related field. A Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering is preferred. Extensive
relevant industrial experience in lieu of a Master’s degree may be considered. A proven record of
academic and/or industrial excellence and demonstrated skills to effectively execute the anticipated
responsibilities are highly desired.

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department has a long-standing tradition of excellent process
oriented educational programs. In 2011, CBE moved into the $19MM Chemical and Biological
Engineering and Chemistry (CBEC) building which offers state of the art teaching facilities, research
laboratories and includes a new pilot scale unit operations laboratory. The department offers BS, MS
and PhD degrees, and currently is home to about 200 undergraduate and 35 graduate students and
post-doctoral researchers. CBE has a strong research enterprise with grant expenditures exceeding
$2.5MM. For more information regarding the CBE Department visit http://www.sdsmt.edu/CBE.
Established in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering
research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota. South Dakota Mines is a public university
offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science. Known for our academic
rigor, we maintain a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Our students benefit from immersive learning
experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and numerous nationally
competitive engineering teams. Our graduates have a 97% placement rate. Our Research Programs are
concentrated in four areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education;
and underground science and engineering.

South Dakota Mines is a growing university that enrolls around 2,700 students from 45 states and 35
countries. Rapid City is the state’s second, largest city (with an urban population of 74,421 and
metropolitan population of 199,656) and is nestled at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills. Mount
Rushmore, the Badlands National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are all within an hour of the
University. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate and offers year-round recreational opportunities,
including, hiking, bicycling, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and hunting, to name a few. For more

information about South Dakota Mines and Rapid City, visit: www.sdsmt.edu and
http://visitrapidcity.com/.

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent
comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as
medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a
generous sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at
http://www.sdsmt.edu/employment. Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online
application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin October 18,
2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a
satisfactory background investigation.



Winter Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.

Locations: In addition to the below in-person locations, we will have a remote online session:

New York City
San Francisco Bay Area
Boston
Washington, DC.
Dates: All sections will be from 2020-01-13 to 2020-03-06.

Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply?ref=wc2VoaWxsQG10dS5lZHUK

Early Deadline: 2019-10-14.
Regular Deadline: 2019-10-21.
We are assessing and interviewing candidates who apply for the Early Deadline first and then based on remaining availability, will take candidates who applied for the Regular Deadline on a first-come first-serve basis.

Data Science in 30 minutes: Learn how to build a data-science project in our upcoming free Data Science in 30-minutes webcast. Signup soon as space is limited.

Learn More: You can learn about our fellows at The New York Times, LinkedIn, Amazon, Capital One, or Palantir. To read about our latest fellow alumni, check out our blog. To learn more about The Data Incubator, check us out on Venture Beat, The Next Web, or Harvard Business Review.




Faculty Position in Chemical Engineering At University of Kentucky

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in chemical engineering at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related field with a distinguished record of research accomplishments and the capability to develop an active and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and be qualified to teach courses in chemical engineering.

visit the UK Jobs site here: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/248366