Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY, USA
  • Nov 19, 2019
Engineering

Job Description


University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering Requisition Number FE02095 Working Title Department Name 8H200:Chemical & Materials Engineering Work Location Lexington, KY Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Full-Time Tenure Track Status Tenure Track Required Education
Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related field
Required Related Experience
A strong record of research accomplishments and the capability to develop an active and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and be qualified to teach a wide range of courses in chemical engineering.
Required License/Registration/Certification
N/A
Job Summary
As part of a new growth initiative in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in chemical engineering at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related field with a distinguished record of research accomplishments and the capability to develop an active and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and be qualified to teach courses in chemical engineering.

The University of Kentucky is home to a vibrant and growing research community, with a strong infrastructure to support faculty development. The successful candidate will have expertise in research areas that complement existing department strengths and that are targeted for future collaboration and growth. Specifically, priority will be given to applicants with a record of research accomplishments in membrane sciences, with emphasis in bioseparations and biotechnology.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research goals (upload under Specific Request 1), and a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (upload under Specific Request 2). Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1st, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, contact Prof. Isabel Escobar (isabel.escobar@uky.edu). Information on the Department can be found at: https://www.engr.uky.edu/
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience
Priority will be given to applicants with a record of research accomplishments in membrane sciences, with emphasis in bioseparations and biotechnology.
Deadline to Apply Open Until Filled Yes University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
Optional Documents xWMLgJHzL1LxsWaZfxxQO

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