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Institution:Lehigh University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Target rank:Assistant Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2013
Posting date:August 27, 2012
Application deadline:April 1, 2013
More info URL:http://www.che.lehigh.edu

Research areas:Transport phenomena, Nanotechnology, Modeling/simulation, Bioengineering

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The Department of Chemical Engineering at Lehigh University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor with a preferred starting date of August 2013 or sooner. We are looking for exceptional candidates with research interests in Interfacial Science and Engineering that cut across one or more disciplines related to complex fluids, polymers, synthetic biology, molecular theory and simulations, and micro/nano scale systems.

The campus has strong interdisciplinary and interdepartmental groups in biotechnology, materials, polymers, interfaces, and nanotechnology with which the candidate can interact. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally recognized research program and to engage in enthusiastic teaching of undergraduate and graduate students in chemical engineering. 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.

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/1772. Inquiries should be addressed to: Professor Manoj Chaudhury (chesearch@lehigh.edu), Chair of the Interfacial 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 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.