Several of our faculty will be at the AIChE meeting in Orlando and would welcome questions and discussion from potential candidates.
Teaching Assistant Professor
Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
Summary of Duties: The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and
Bioengineering (VSCEB) at Washington State University (WSU) invites applications for a full-time,
academic year (9 month) Teaching (Career Track) Assistant Professor position. The individual who
is hired into this position will be responsible for teaching the capstone bioengineering design
sequence, one or more courses in molecular and cellular bioengineering and up to three other
courses per year as appropriate, which may include an interdisciplinary capstone design sequence,
bioengineering transport phenomena, biochemical engineering, metabolic pathway analysis,
quantitative physiology or other courses as appropriate for the successful candidate. The duties will
also include participating in curriculum development, participating in continuous program
assessment activities, advising students, mentoring and interacting with students, supporting student
recruitment activities, and collaborating with others within the VSCEB, the University or other
organizations. The duties may also include mentoring student professional society clubs and
Additional Information: The individual hired for this position will join existing faculty members in
the Voiland School. As of Fall 2019, approximately 410 undergraduate (B.S.) students and 60 PhD
students are enrolled in programs offered by the VSCEB. We currently graduate about 75 BS
student and 12 graduate students each year. We plan to grow these undergraduate and graduate
enrollments through new, innovative offerings. Consequently, the VSCEB expects continued
increases in enrollments.
WSU is among 108 public and private U.S. universities recognized by the Carnegie Foundation with
the “very high research activity” categorization and among 240 universities and colleges nationwide
to earn the “community engagement” classification from the Carnegie Foundation. For more
information about WSU and the Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, visit
our home page at Voiland.wsu.edu.
Required qualifications: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, bioengineering,
biomedical engineering, or a closely related field or hold a Master’s degree in one of the above
disciplines and have at least three (3) years of teaching and/or industrial experience. Candidates with
experience in curriculum development or relevant industrial experience that would inform the
capstone design course instruction are preferred.
Application Materials: 1) Curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter, 3) teaching statement and 4) contact
information for at least three (3) professional references. To apply, please visit