The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington invites applications or nominations for a full-time tenure-track faculty position (9 month service period) to begin September 16, 2020. The Department is seeking candidates at the level of Assistant Professor. The department is growing and currently has a core group of 27 research and tenure-track faculty, 14 joint and adjunct faculty, and about 220 undergraduate, 100 graduate, and 25 post-doctoral trainees.
The University of Washington is a leader in clean energy (http://cei.washington.edu), molecular engineering and sciences (http://www.moles.washington.edu), nano-engineered systems (http://www.nano.uw.edu) and advancing data sciences across all disciplines (eScience.washington.edu). Chemical Engineering plays a leadership role in the development of educational and research programs in all of these areas and this position will be expected to build a world class chemical engineering research program crosscutting these interdisciplinary efforts.
Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.cheme.washington.edu
We seek candidates with the demonstrated capacity to build a world class chemical engineering research program crosscutting these interdisciplinary efforts. Applicants representing all areas of chemical engineering research are encouraged to apply. In particular we welcome candidates enhancing our existing research strengths in molecular engineering and science, biotechnology and human health, clean energy, quantum and nanoscale science and engineering, and data science.
Applicants must have earned a PhD or foreign equivalent in chemical engineering or a related field, by the date of appointment. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding potential for high impact research as judged, in part, by their publication record and other research products in an area that broadly supports our campus initiatives.
Applicants are expected to describe plans for creating innovative and high quality research and teaching programs that contribute to an inclusive campus environment. Our department offers a highly collegial and collaborative culture, with broad interdisciplinary research ties across campus. We are building a culturally diverse faculty and encourage applications from women and minority candidates, individuals with disabilities, and people from other underrepresented groups. We look forward to learning how the applicant's values, experiences, or future plans for teaching, research, and service would support our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Please apply online at apply.interfolio.com/64578 with a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vitae; a statement of research plans; a teaching and mentoring statement; a diversity statement; copies of your three most significant publications and the name, e-mail and mailing address, and phone number of at least three references.
Applications received on or before November 22, 2019, will be given priority consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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