We have two open faculty positions in our department for Chemical and Paper Engineering.
Department of Chemical and Paper Engineering
The Chemical and Paper Engineering Department at Western Michigan
University is inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the
rank of Assistant Professor and another tenure-track position at the rank of
Associate or Assistant Professor with a start date of August 15, 2019.
The successful candidates will teach and supervise students at both
undergraduate and graduate levels, establish a strong externally-funded
research program, and assist in academic service activities. At the time
of hire, the candidate must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or Paper
Engineering, or a closely related discipline.
The candidate’s research area should extend or complement the current
research areas in the department, including Biorefining and Bioproducts,
Biosystems, Biomedical, Nano-Materials, Pulp and Paper, Printing, Printed
Electronics and Biosensor, Paper Recycling and Sustainability. Preference
for the position will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence or
promise of excellence in research. Postdoctoral and/or industry experience
is preferred. Teaching and research expertise in more than one of our three
B.S. degree programs is an asset.
The Department offers three undergraduate programs: Chemical Engineering,
Paper Engineering, and Graphic and Printing Science, and four graduate
programs: MS in Chemical Engineering, PhD in Engineering and MS and PhD in
Paper and Printing Science. Currently, the department has 15 faculty members,
350 undergraduate majors and over 30 graduate students (Master’s and PhD).
Go to http://wmich.edu/chemical-paper/ for more information.
About the University
Western Michigan University (WMU), located in Southwestern Michigan, is a
vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an
enrollment of approximately 24,000. WMU is classified by The Carnegie Founda-
tion for the Advancement of Teaching classifies as a “higher research” university.
The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences has seven academic
departments, with programs in engineering, engineering technology, and
applied sciences. In fall 2003, the college moved into a new $100 million
facility located on a 270-acre engineering campus. This site includes a new
engineering complex and a Business Technology and Research (BTR) Park.
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vita
• Statement of research
interests and teaching
• Contact information for
Go to wmich.edu/hr/jobs to
submit your files.
Review of applications will
begin April 2, 2019 and
will continue until the
position is filled.
WMU is Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. Minorities, women,
protected veterans, individuals with
disabilities and all other qualified
individuals are encouraged to apply.