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: jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/85333. Applications must be received by January 15, 2020 for full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

Comments Closed