Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Nebaraska-Lincoln

United States

December 1, 2021

Description

Position Information

Working Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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 assistant professor.

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 potential.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

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 protein engineering.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Criminal History Background Check Required No Posted Salary How to Apply

Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Attach the following documents:

  • Cover letter.
  • CV.
  • 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

    Wei Niu wniu2@unl.edu

    Job Category 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

    Supplemental Questions

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    Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
  • Other Document
  • Optional Documents

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