Working Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Chemical and Biomolecular
Department Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering-1058
Requisition Number F210147
Posting Open Date 10/11/2021
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all
application materials before review date) 12/01/2021
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of
Nebraska-Lincoln (https:// engineering.unl.edu/chme) invites applications for
a tenure-track faculty position in chemical engineering at the rank of
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has an outstanding
infrastructure for conducting research. Additionally, several central research
facilities exist in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, such as the Nebraska
Center for Materials and Nanoscience, the Nebraska Nanoengineering Research
Facility, the Holland Computing Center, and the Biological Process Development
Facility. There are many opportunities for collaborations across the campus,
as well as with the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the Center for
Brain, Biology, and Behavior, Innovation Campus, and other state- and
federally funded research centers and programs. The faculty of the department
are funded by a variety of state and federal funding agencies including NSF,
DOE and NIH. In addition, the recent highly prestigious early-career awards
including NSF CAREER, DOE Early Career, and NIH R35 MIRA show the increasing
strength of the department's research program.
The UNL College of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its
faculty and seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse
workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better
meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The college
fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration
so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment
without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy,
sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic
information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See
https:// www. unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Applications from all areas in chemical engineering are encouraged to apply.
Applicants are expected to have an earned Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a
closely related field. Applicants must have a record of strong scholarly
achievement and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and
graduate education. Candidates must have the potential to establish a strong
externally funded research program. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment
to contributing to a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.
A degree (B.S., M.S. or Ph.D.) in chemical engineering is preferred.
Preferred candidates have strong potential in areas such as advanced materials
with applications in energy and/or environmental sustainability, biomaterials,
colloidal and interfacial phenomena, machine learning and computational
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required No
How to Apply
Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Attach the
A combined research and teaching statement (7 pages total, a minimum of 1 page for teaching).
A diversity statement (2 pages).
A list of references.
Please combine teaching, research and diversity statements (items 3 and 4
above) into a single pdf document and attach as “Other Document.”
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the rubrics used by our search
committees to evaluate candidate statements:
https: // engineering.unl.edu/candidate-statements/. After review of
applications begins, those with any missing required statement may not be
given full consideration.
For questions or accommodations related to this position contact
Job Category (old) Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading
Job Type 9 Month
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date 08/15/2022
Appointment End Date
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Letter of Interest
List of References