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Institution:Lehigh University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Target rank:Associate Professor, Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:flexible
Posting date:November 14, 2011
Application deadline:none
More info URL:https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3189
Research areas:Energy

Endowed Faculty Chair in the Energy Sciences
Lehigh University
Department of Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Lehigh University seeks nominations and applications for the Anderson Endowed Faculty Chair position in the broad field of Energy Sciences that includes, but is not restricted to, the general areas of Energy Systems, Chemical Processing, Optimization, Reaction Engineering, Separation Science, Biocatalysis, Photovoltaics, Biofuels and the Environment. Nominees / applicants should have an exceptional record of achievements in research, teaching, supervision and service.

Lehigh has a strong tradition of interdisciplinary activities, and joint appointments with other departments are possible. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program with significant potential for interdisciplinary research with national impact, and will be expected to be a leader in campus-wide Energy and Environmental Initiatives. Excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and the integration of research and education are core values of Lehigh’s mission.

This is a senior appointment to an endowed chair position. Candidates should submit electronically a cover letter highlighting their main achievements, a curriculum vitae, a detailed statement of research and teaching plans, and the names and addresses of four (4) references using the on-line application form at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3189. Inquiries should be addressed to: Professor Hugo Caram (energysearch@lehigh.edu), Chair of the Energy Sciences Search Committee, Department of Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University. Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. Information on the Department and Lehigh University can be found at http://www.che.lehigh.edu.

Lehigh University is one of seven recipients in 2010 of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant to enhance recruitment, retention, and the advancement of women faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields at Lehigh.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. Lehigh Work/Life Balance for Faculty: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/work_life_balance.html