Assistant Professor – Artificial Intelligence – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) at the University of California,
Berkeley, seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level with an
expected start date of July 1, 2021. The Department consistently ranks among the top research and
teaching programs in the country and continues to be at the forefront in emerging areas of chemical
and biomolecular engineering and technology. Creative and energetic individuals who show
extraordinary promise or accomplishment in using data-driven and artificial intelligence-based
approaches to solve the next generation of chemical and biomolecular engineering challenges are
encouraged to apply. We are seeking researchers that develop cutting edge computational and
experimental approaches for areas such as catalyst design and discovery, analysis of multiscale
phenomena, advanced manufacturing, spectroscopy, high-content imaging systems, and high-
throughput approaches in chemistry and biology.
Basic qualifications: PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent
international degree-granting program at the time of application.
Preferred qualifications: Ph.D or equivalent international degree in chemical engineering.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully
realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful
candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and
inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service.
The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career
couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional
career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in
careers outside academia.
To apply for consideration, application materials should be submitted electronically through our web-
based system at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02567. Application material must be received by
November 16, 2020. Interviewing will begin in early 2021, and early application is encouraged. If you
would like to receive more information, please contact Professor Ali Mesbah
All recommendation letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and
California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third
party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality
(http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners
and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the
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