Chair/Professor, Dept. of Chemical, Biological, and Bioengineering

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

United States

October 12, 2021


Posting Details Classification Type EHRA

Primary Purpose of Position

The Chemical, Biological, and Bioengineering (CBBE) Department Chair is the academic and administrative leader of the Department. The CBBE Chair reports to the dean of the College of Engineering and is a member of the College's Leadership Team.

The CBBE department chair, working in collaboration with the CBBE faculty and staff, is responsible for the success, relevance, and continued progression of the Chemical, Biological, and Bioengineering Department and the competitiveness of its graduates. Ensuring the vibrancy, operations, synergistic collaboration, and competitiveness of the department; and engaging CBBE's constituents in strategic actions for the academic unit, are important responsibilities of the CBBE Chair. The CBBE Department chair is also responsible for budget development, management and allocation; the assessment and accreditation of CBBE programs, and ensuring the relevance and execution of the instruction and research of the department. The CBBE Chair is also charged with promoting the Department through alumni, donor, and corporate engagement and ensuring the competitiveness of its graduates.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Chemical, Biological, and Bio- Engineering offers ABET- accredited Bachelors of Science programs in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Biological Engineering, and offers Masters of Science programs in Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering. The Department has 10 full-time faculty members in engineering, 3 staff members and 3 adjunct faculty members. Major research includes the NSF Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials, the NSF CREST Bioenergy Center, the NSF RED project “A Revolution in Engineering Education Motivated by Needs and Designs,” a new Center for Biotechnology Research grant funded by the US Department of the Army, and a new project for Direct Air Capture and Conversion of CO2 funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Educational and research programs in the Department emphasize engineering solutions for problems in healthcare, energy and the environment. Additional information about the Department can be found at www.

The CBBE Department is one of the 7 departments within the College of Engineering at North Carolina A&T. North Carolina A & T State University is a public land grant “high research activity” university that enrolls over 12,700 students. The College of Engineering, with over 2100 students, has EAC ABET accredited undergraduate programs in Architectural, Bio, Biological, Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering, as well as a CAC ABET-accredited program Computer Science. The College also has 8 Masters of Science Degree programs, and 5 Doctoral programs. Additional information about the College and the University can be found at www.

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications include PhD or equivalent terminal degree. Applicant must have a minimum of six years of demonstrated excellence in teaching and creative/research activities consistent with eligibility for appointment at the rank of professor and some administrative experience relevant to the position. We are looking for a service-oriented individual with excellent people skills and the ability to motivate faculty and staff toward shared goals.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

We are looking for a leader who thrives in dynamic environment that depends on the engagement and efforts of multiple constituencies. The right individual for this leadership role should have excellent people skills and collaborate well with colleagues, with the ability to motivate faculty, staff, and students toward shared goals. Candidates should also be committed to advancing the academic and professional success of historically underrepresented populations in chemical, biological and bio- engineering. The next CBBE Chair should have a solid research portfolio in one of the disciplines associated with the department; be forward thinking, collaborative and results driven; and have relevant experiences in building win-win partnerships.

Required License or Certification

Working Title Chair/Professor, Dept. of Chemical, Biological, and Bioengineering

Position Number 000861 Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience FLSA Exempt Position Type Administrators & Research Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time Tenure Track Yes FTE 40 hours/week, 12 months If Time Limited, Appointment Length Organizational Division Chemical Biological & Bioengineering Organizational Location College of Engineering Organizational Unit Chemical Biological & Bioengineering

Posting Number EPA1323

Open Date 09/10/2021 Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled Open Until Filled Yes Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 10/15/2021 Date Position Available 01/05/2022 Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. CVs will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting.

Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

The successful finalist must also supply original transcripts for all higher ed degrees earned.

North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Supplemental Questions

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  • Please indicate where you learned of this position:
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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Leadership and Management Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)
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