We seek one or more exceptional candidates to fill a tenure stream position
at the assistant, associate or full professor level. Candidates should show strong
potential to become leaders in the sustainability research field, to contribute
to teaching chemical engineering at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and
to do service for the university and the broader public. 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 Mascaro
Center for Sustainable Innovation, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research
Computing, the Center for Energy, the Petersen Institute for Nanoscience and
Engineering, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the McGowan Institute
for Regenerative Medicine, other regional universities, 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. The successful
candidate will have expertise in one or more multidisciplinary fields that are
centered on sustainability in order 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. An earned doctorate in chemical
engineering or environmental engineering is required. Interested
applicants should submit a single PDF file containing: (1) a 1-page cover
letter, (2) CV, (3) a 2-3 page teaching statement, (4) a 4-6 page research
plan, (5) a 1-page plan for promoting diversity and/or providing service to the
department, school or university, and (6) the names and contact information for
at least four references.
To apply, submit the PDF file to: Professor Eric Beckman, Co-Director of the
Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation; Swanson School of Engineering; University
of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Applications accepted via email only to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March
15, 2018. The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.