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
Create your University of Illinois application through https://go.illinois.edu/CHBEPositions 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
*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 email@example.com 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.