Delaware’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering seeks candidates who will contribute, through high quality scholarship and teaching, to our department’s national standing and visibility. I kindly ask that you bring the following openings to the attention of your talented students and postdocs: (1) Tenure-track INTERDISCIPLINARY FACULTY POSITIONS IN BIOPHARMACEUTICAL DISCOVERY (2) Tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR with focus on biomolecular, biochemical, and/or bioprocess engineering (3) Tenure-track faculty position at any rank ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR

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 2020.
Our department seeks outstanding candidates who have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering,
petroleum engineering, or related field. The areas of expertise are open; however the individual selected for this
position 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
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 2018 edition of the U.S. News and World Report
ratings of America’s Best Colleges, it was ranked 52nd among public universities. The University’s main campus
enrollment is over 30,000 students, including approximately 24,600 undergraduates and almost 6,000 graduate
students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than
200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its
positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus. For more information about Auburn
University, please visit:
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. Auburn University is
understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.
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, almost 100 graduate students (more than 80 of whom are in the doctoral
program), and over 600 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, Biomedical 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. Ph.D. (or terminal degree) required at the time employment begins. Excellent
communication skills and a high level of personal motivation are required.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019, and will continue until a candidate has been identified.
Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment
opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected
veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected by
applicable law.