Month: November 2019

Open Faculty Position – University of Texas at Tyler

The College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Tyler (UT Tyler) invites applications for tenure-track positions in the Jasper Department of Chemical Engineering, which was recently established in the fall of 2019. We welcome applications from candidates in all areas of Chemical Engineering. Thanks to the generosity of the Jasper family, a seven-figure founding gift is in place for the recruitment of students, faculty, and the establishment of labs. Cluster hires will be considered should a strong team of applicants express interest. Existing office, laboratory, and classroom spaces as well as other resources have been committed. Highly qualified applicants will be considered for start-up funding through the University of Texas System STARS Program. Candidates are expected to qualify for a tenure-track position in the newly established department at the rank of Assistant Professor, although exceptionally well-qualified candidates could be considered for higher rank.

Required application documents include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for three references. Screening of applications will begin December 1, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


• Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, or a closely related field;

• Excellent oral and written communication skills


• Experience with ABET-EAC accreditation and involvement in the program assessment process;

• A proven record of excellence in teaching, research and service;

• Experience with CHENG curriculum development;

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

Applications can be submitted at the University website:

Faculty Position at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

The Department of Paper Science and Chemical Engineering in the College of Natural Resources (CNR) has a full time (9-month), tenure track, academic year teaching (100%) position available in the Department of Paper Science and Chemical Engineering. The positions’ primary responsibilities will be to provide undergraduate instruction (12 credits per semester) in chemical/process engineering courses (such as fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, etc.) and to develop a technical expertise associated with local industries such as pulp and paper and/or biofuels. Other duties include undergraduate advising and contribution to College and University governance. Faculty members are expected to accomplish a record of scholarly achievement in their field of interest to complement teaching responsibilities. Opportunities exist for involvement in research, outreach and international programs to meet University scholarship and service requirements. Experience in and desire to work with diverse populations of learners and stakeholders is required.

Apply by December 16, 2019 at:

Oregon State University, Professor of Practice in Chemical Engineering Position

The School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering (CBEE) at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon is excited to announce a new full-time, fixed-term Professor of Practice position focused on teaching and industrial partnerships. The successful applicant will help prepare our students for career success and deepen their learning through exposure to industrial practice and project management skills in classroom and laboratory settings.


The position requires an M.S. degree in chemical engineering or closely related field, and five years (ten years preferred) of industrial or related experience.  Candidates must demonstrate expertise and leadership in engineering project management, and/or product or process design and development.  The successful candidate should have teaching experience in higher education, workforce training programs, or similar venues, and be prepared to teach undergraduate chemical engineering courses, particularly capstone laboratory and design courses. Ideally, the applicant’s expertise will align with the School’s strategic areas: advanced materials, clean water and energy, precision health,  sustainable methods for advanced manufacturing.  As part of the interview process, the candidate will propose a vision to advance student success through professional practice tools and skills, promote equity and inclusion, and create engaging industrial partnerships and opportunities for our students.


This position serves as an industry liaison to create industrially relevant student project opportunities. The successful candidate will work closely with the CBEE Industrial Advisory Board and Industry Relations Coordinator to cultivate partnerships with industry and government laboratories, develop sponsored projects, and secure student internships.


OSU’s College of Engineering is committed to creating a nationally recognized culture of inclusivity and collaboration, by developing a community of diverse faculty, students, and staff all centered on student success across individual identities, racial/ethnic categories and socioeconomic backgrounds. This position will create equitable and inclusive learning and working environments that promote collaboration amongst colleagues, students, and stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.

To review the full posting and apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, vision statement, and diversity statement at: Applications must be received by January 15, 2020 for full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

Michigan Tech SURF Applications Now Open

Applications for 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) are now open. Fellowship recipients will spend the summer on an individual research project under the guidance of a Michigan Tech faculty mentor. SURFs are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer term.

Awards are up to $4,000. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Feb. 7. A workshop on writing effective SURF proposals is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 in Fisher 133. More information and access to the application materials and instructions are available online or contact Sigrid Resh.

By Pavlis Honors College.

Two teaching faculty/lecturer positions at Illinois

We have two teaching faculty / lecturer positions available here at Illinois.
Open Rank Specialized Teaching Faculty Positions
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-
Champaign seeks energetic and student-oriented individuals for Specialized Teaching Faculty positions-
Teaching Professor (all ranks -Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) and Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. Teaching

Faculty positions are 9-month (Aug 16- May 15; paid over 12 months), full-time academic appointments
(non-tenure track). The Department has approximately 600 total undergraduate students. The
department resides in the School of Chemical Sciences, within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit
Responsibilities: The principal duties are to (i) effectively teach required Chemical Engineering
undergraduate courses, (ii) develop, implement and evaluate programs that improve the engagement
and education of the students within the program. Teaching Faculty of all ranks are responsible for
preparing and presenting lectures, organizing and supervising laboratory sections, 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 Teaching Faculty duties include involvement in course and program assessment,
curriculum development, advising, K-12 outreach and recruitment, and other education-related
committee work. Applicants for the Teaching Professor position (all ranks -Assistant/Associate/Full) will
be expected to engage in scholarly research and service to the department/college/university.
Qualifications: These positions require a PhD in chemical engineering, engineering education, or closely
related field. Applicants must have strong chemical engineering teaching skills. Preference will be given
for three years’ experience in a university teaching and/or work experience as an engineering
professional. Senior Lecturer and Teaching Professorial applicants will have demonstrated excellence in
university-level teaching. Teaching Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level applicants must demonstrate
instructional and curricular impact both within the department and beyond, either through scholarly
publications, invited talks, or other related activities involving their discipline, pedagogy, and student
Salary is competitive and based on experience. The actual start date is negotiable, beginning as early as
July 2020.
Create your University of Illinois application through selecting the
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: Open Rank-Specialized Teaching Faculty Positions-Chemical &
Biomolecular Engineering and upload PDF files as follows:

*Lecturer/Senior Lecturer applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and
statement of teaching philosophy. The online application will require names and contact information for
three references.
*Teaching Assistant/Associate/Full Professor applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, as well as a teaching statement that summarizes their teaching philosophy and teaching
accomplishments, including contributions to the curriculum beyond one’s own classroom (no more than
3 pages, single-spaced), research narrative that describes their current research agenda and plan for
contributing scholarship that enhances the department and university and makes an impact beyond the
Campus. The online application will require names and contact information for three references.
Please contact the unit at if you have questions. In order to ensure full
consideration, applications materials (in PDF format only) must be received by January 10,
2020. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made
until after that date.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of
a contingent offer.

Open Faculty Positions at Arizona State University

We are seeking candidates for several open tenure/tenure-track faculty positions (all ranks). Below are the specific areas of interest:

Control Theory and Applications
Manufacturing and Biomanufacturing
Quantum-enabled Applications via Next Generation Materials
Water Purification Processes and Technologies

Professor (all ranks) in Control Theory and Applications

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) at Arizona State University (ASU) and the School for Engineering of
Matter, Transport and Energy seek applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in control theory and
applications. Applicants may contribute to programs and leverage investments by the University in promoting
interdisciplinary teaching and research. These investments include, among others: a multidisciplinary team of faculty
working on robotics and autonomous systems (; a new multidisciplinary Master’s Degree in
Robotics and Autonomous Systems (; the Global Security Initiative
(; ASU LightWorks (; the School of Earth
and Space Exploration (; and the BioDesign Institute (
The current opening is intended to broaden our expertise and expand collaborations. The School for Engineering of
Matter, Transport and Energy includes faculty who conduct research in the areas of dynamics, controls, and robotics,
with expertise in soft robotics, multi-robot systems, bio-inspired robotics, rehabilitation robotics, control of
stochastic systems, system identification, robust control, nonlinear systems and control, infinite-dimensional
systems and control, convex and non-convex optimization, control of and over networks, and machine learning.
Apply at:

Professor (all ranks) in Manufacturing and Biomanufacturing

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) at Arizona State University (ASU) and the School for Engineering of
Matter, Transport and Energy are hiring faculty to support a broad initiative in manufacturing and biomanufacturing.
In conjunction with that initiative, we seek applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in the areas of
manufacturing of advanced materials (metals, polymers, ceramics, semiconductor, and composites) and
biomanufacturing/biofabrication (biomolecules, biomaterials, cells and tissues). Areas of interest include but are
not limited to: additive manufacturing; biomanufacturing of biomolecules, cells, and/or tissues; large-scale
processing of advanced structural materials and biologics; bio-inspired fabrication, and integration of biological and
inorganic materials into complex systems.
We seek applicants who will contribute to our programs and will leverage investments by the university in
promoting interdisciplinary teaching and research. These investments include, among others, the
Manufacturing & Technology Innovation Hub (, Lightworks
(, and the Biodesign Institute (, along with
academic programs across the university. Collaborations with faculty in NSF Engineering Research Centers:
CBBG ( and NEWT ( and/or our health partners
in the local area including the Mayo Clinic (, Translational Genomics Institute
(, Barrow Neurological Institute (, Banner Health
( and Phoenix Children’s Hospital ( are encouraged. The
current openings are intended to broaden our expertise and expand collaborations.
Apply at:

Professor (all ranks) in Quantum-enabled Applications via Next Generation


The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) at Arizona State University (ASU) and the School for Engineering of
Matter, Transport and Energy seek applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions with emphasis in the
applications of quantum materials and quantum bio-materials. Specific areas of expertise and interest include, but
are not limited to, organic and inorganic quantum materials, hybrid quantum systems, quantum engineering, and
quantum biology. Example application areas include, but are not limited to, single photon emitters, quantum bio-
sensing, novel quantum photonics approaches, and other emerging applications only made possible by next
generation quantum materials.
Specific areas of expertise and interest include, but are not limited to, organic and inorganic quantum
materials, hybrid quantum systems, quantum engineering, and quantum biology. Example application areas
include, but are not limited to, single photon emitters, quantum bio-sensing, novel quantum photonics
approaches, and other emerging applications only made possible by next generation quantum materials.
Apply at:
Professor (all ranks) in Water Purification Processes and Technologies
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applicants for a
tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the area of water purification processes and technologies to
support the National Science Foundation Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for
Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT).
Candidates should have research interests aligned with the study and integration of nanomaterials in
water purification processes. Nanotechnology involves manipulation of materials from the quantum
scale to ~100 nm size domain where unique optical, electronic, magnetic or other properties emerge,
and can be integrated into macroscale water processes. Research areas of interest include, but are
not limited to: electrocatalytic, electrochemical, solar, or light mediated processes for municipal,
industrial, wastewater, brackish groundwater, agricultural, humanitarian, space exploration,
biomedical or small system water treatment applications; machine learning and artificial intelligence
applications that lead toward materials or process discovery for applications related to water. NEWT
also includes a nanomaterials safety and sustainability theme, and candidates with associated research
interests in green synthesis of nanomaterials, nanomaterial safety, or evaluation of risks from
transformations of pollutants in water by nanotechnology enabled water treatment processes, are also
invited to apply.
Apply at:

Teaching faculty position at Washington State University

Several of our faculty will be at the AIChE meeting in Orlando and would welcome questions and discussion from potential candidates.

Teaching Assistant Professor

Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
Summary of Duties: The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and
Bioengineering (VSCEB) at Washington State University (WSU) invites applications for a full-time,
academic year (9 month) Teaching (Career Track) Assistant Professor position. The individual who
is hired into this position will be responsible for teaching the capstone bioengineering design
sequence, one or more courses in molecular and cellular bioengineering and up to three other
courses per year as appropriate, which may include an interdisciplinary capstone design sequence,
bioengineering transport phenomena, biochemical engineering, metabolic pathway analysis,
quantitative physiology or other courses as appropriate for the successful candidate. The duties will
also include participating in curriculum development, participating in continuous program
assessment activities, advising students, mentoring and interacting with students, supporting student
recruitment activities, and collaborating with others within the VSCEB, the University or other
organizations. The duties may also include mentoring student professional society clubs and

Additional Information: The individual hired for this position will join existing faculty members in
the Voiland School. As of Fall 2019, approximately 410 undergraduate (B.S.) students and 60 PhD
students are enrolled in programs offered by the VSCEB. We currently graduate about 75 BS
student and 12 graduate students each year. We plan to grow these undergraduate and graduate
enrollments through new, innovative offerings. Consequently, the VSCEB expects continued
increases in enrollments.

WSU is among 108 public and private U.S. universities recognized by the Carnegie Foundation with
the “very high research activity” categorization and among 240 universities and colleges nationwide
to earn the “community engagement” classification from the Carnegie Foundation. For more
information about WSU and the Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, visit
our home page at

Required qualifications: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, bioengineering,
biomedical engineering, or a closely related field or hold a Master’s degree in one of the above
disciplines and have at least three (3) years of teaching and/or industrial experience. Candidates with
experience in curriculum development or relevant industrial experience that would inform the
capstone design course instruction are preferred.

Application Materials: 1) Curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter, 3) teaching statement and 4) contact
information for at least three (3) professional references. To apply, please visit

University of Michigan Open Faculty Positions

The University of Michigan Chemical Engineering Department is seeking outstanding candidates to join our faculty in all areas of chemical engineering and at all levels (tenured or tenure-track assistant, associate and full professor).

The University of Michigan 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 applicants 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 and Michigan Chemical Engineering
Department are both ranked among the best in the nation. 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:

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commit-
ment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan

Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive,
five-year, DEI strategic plan—with updates on our programs
and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair, and
inclusive environment—can be found at:
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.
Open Faculty Positions
Michigan Chemical Engineering

Candidates should complete
the on-line application at:

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.