Author: Sue Hill

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.

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Delaware faculty openings

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.


(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

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Search for a characterization expert – Columbia University

CNI labs are recruiting an expert in characterization techniques to be the new materials characterization lab director.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS). A bachelor’s degree in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, or related field is required. A minimum of 2 years of research experience in a scientific lab using characterization equipment is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

More than 5 years of research experience, preferably a Ph.D. in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field. Understanding of new and modern laboratory characterization and metrology techniques, including equipment operation, maintenance, and data interpretation.

If you would like to join us and work in the greatest city in the world check the link for more information and in order to apply:

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Michigan Tech Idea Pitch Competition

Students, you’ve kicked around that great idea of yours for a while. Now is your chance to pitch it.

The Idea Pitch Competition will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15 in GLRC G202. There will be a pre-pitch meet-and-greet reception in the GLRC 201 Lobby. The Idea Pitch Competition gives students a chance to take their ideas live and get valuable feedback from our panel of experts including local community members and alums. Students have two minutes to share their favorite innovation and/or disruptive idea in an interactive community setting. Present alone or with a team of up to two people. Top teams will be awarded cash prizes. Register here.

By Husky Innovate.

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ChE Faculty Position at Penn State

Engineering at Penn State ( invites applications for a
tenure-line faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level. While
the area of research and scholarship is open, applicants who can develop and
maintain a vibrant sponsored research program in life cycle assessment (LCA) and
environmental impacts will be given greater consideration. In addition to research
and scholarship, the successful applicant will be expected to teach at the
undergraduate and graduate levels. There is a preference for applicants with a B.S.
and/or Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering. Successful candidates must have a
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field at the time of starting the position
and a strong record of scholarly achievement. The successful candidate will
assume a key role in interdisciplinary research collaborations. This position is co-
funded through Penn State University’s Institutes of Energy and the Environment

Penn State’s College of Engineering strives to build a welcoming, inclusive, and
supportive environment for students, staff, and faculty. We rely on the expertise,
sensitivity and commitment of an inclusive faculty to enhance diversity, seek equity, and
create a welcoming environment within our community. We are committed to nurturing a
learning and working environment that respects differences in culture, age, gender, race,
ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, and religious affiliation. In welcoming
every candidate, we strive to meet the needs of professional families by actively assisting
with partner-placement needs.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Screening of applicants will
be done as applications are received. Applicants should submit a statement outlining
plans for contributing in teaching, research, and diversity/inclusion, a curriculum vitae,
and the names and addresses of four references, in one pdf file electronically

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more information about safety at Penn State, and to
review the Annual Security Report, which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and
security matters, please go to, which will also provide you with details
on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing
employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected

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New Posting at USC

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials ScienceFacultyLos Angeles, California

We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. We seek outstanding faculty candidates in all areas of chemical engineering, with an emphasis in soft matter. The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

The position is available starting August 16, 2020. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, by the beginning of the appointment. Applications should include:

a cover letter;
curriculum vitae detailing educational background, research accomplishments, and work experience;
a research plan;
a teaching and service plan;
and names of at least four professional references.
Applicants are encouraged to include a statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.
In order to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by December 7, 2019, but earlier application is encouraged. Information about the department can be found at

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 188 full-time tenure-track faculty members, 75 full-time teaching faculty, and 41 full-time research faculty. It is home to the Information Sciences Institute (ISI), two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. As detailed on the website, there are several active research centers at the Mork Family Department. Research expenditures typically exceed $200 million annually. Recently, the School was awarded the ASEE President’s Award for its continuing efforts to “change the conversation” about engineering and develop a robust and diverse engineering pipeline nationally.

USC is committed to a vibrant and healthy work environment, being consistently honored as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition to health, vision, and dental plans for employees, spouses/partners, and dependents, USC also provides services such as the Center for Work and Family Life, access to child care, and the Mindfulness program, as well as cultural events such as Visions and Voices. Deeply connected to the surrounding community, USC partners with local initiatives and encourages faculty to participate through programs such as Good Neighbors and CS@SC.

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Open Faculty Positions @ Michigan Chemical Engineering

The 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 ap-
plicants 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 is ranked in the top 5 of all engineering
schools in the country, and our ChE graduate program is ranked 12th by US News &
World Report. 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 commitment to Diversity, Equity
and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s com-
prehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—with updates on
our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a wel-
coming, 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.

Candidates should complete
the on-line application at:

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Lecturer Position Available at SDSM&T

Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer
Chemical and Biological Engineering


The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
invites applications for an Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Chemical and Biological Engineering
with an anticipated start date of the spring 2020 semester, however fall 2020 will be considered. The
principal duties are to (i) effectively teach Chemical and Biological Engineering undergraduate courses
and laboratories and (ii) academic advising. The CBE Instructor, Lecturer or Senior Lecturer may have as
their responsibility, preparing and presenting lectures, organizing and supervising laboratory sections,
developing and 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 duties may include involvement in course and program
assessment, curriculum development, on-line course development, professional advising, K-12 outreach
and recruitment, and other education-related committee work. This position is a full-time, 9-month
benefited, non-tenure-track, term position. It is anticipated that this will be an on-going position,
dependent upon performance, department need and funding.

The successful applicant will have a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. or higher degree in
Chemical Engineering or a closely related field. A Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering is preferred. Extensive
relevant industrial experience in lieu of a Master’s degree may be considered. A proven record of
academic and/or industrial excellence and demonstrated skills to effectively execute the anticipated
responsibilities are highly desired.

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department has a long-standing tradition of excellent process
oriented educational programs. In 2011, CBE moved into the $19MM Chemical and Biological
Engineering and Chemistry (CBEC) building which offers state of the art teaching facilities, research
laboratories and includes a new pilot scale unit operations laboratory. The department offers BS, MS
and PhD degrees, and currently is home to about 200 undergraduate and 35 graduate students and
post-doctoral researchers. CBE has a strong research enterprise with grant expenditures exceeding
$2.5MM. For more information regarding the CBE Department visit
Established in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering
research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota. South Dakota Mines is a public university
offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science. Known for our academic
rigor, we maintain a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Our students benefit from immersive learning
experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and numerous nationally
competitive engineering teams. Our graduates have a 97% placement rate. Our Research Programs are
concentrated in four areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education;
and underground science and engineering.

South Dakota Mines is a growing university that enrolls around 2,700 students from 45 states and 35
countries. Rapid City is the state’s second, largest city (with an urban population of 74,421 and
metropolitan population of 199,656) and is nestled at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills. Mount
Rushmore, the Badlands National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are all within an hour of the
University. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate and offers year-round recreational opportunities,
including, hiking, bicycling, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and hunting, to name a few. For more

information about South Dakota Mines and Rapid City, visit: and

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent
comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as
medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a
generous sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online
application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin October 18,
2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a
satisfactory background investigation.

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