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Assistant Professor, Tenure Stream, Faculty Opening - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Assistant Professor, Tenure Stream, Faculty Opening - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Tenure Type: Tenure
Department: Chemical & Petroleum

We seek one or more exceptional candidates at the assistant professor level. Candidates should show strong potential to become leaders in their respective fields and to contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department has internationally recognized programs in Energy and Sustainability, Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Materials, Multi-Scale Modeling, and Biomedical Engineering.  Active collaborations exist with several adjacent centers, including the University of Pittsburgh Center for Simulation and Modeling, the Center for Energy, the Petersen Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering, the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the U.S. DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory.  Our department has also recently established a strategic alliance with Lubrizol Corporation that includes educational and research components. Outstanding candidates in all areas will be considered, however, Biotechnology is an area of special interest in this search. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the department’s inclusive excellence goals.  The candidate must be committed to high quality teaching for a diverse student body and to assisting our department in enhancing diversity. Candidates from groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit CV, names of four references, and research and teaching plans as a single PDF file to: Professor Robert Enick; Chemical Engineering Department; 940 Benedum Hall; University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA  15261.  Applications accepted via email only to che@engr.pitt.edu. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 31, 2016.  The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.


Contact Name: Dr. Robert Enick
Contact Email: che@engr.pitt.ed
Url: che@engr.pitt.ed