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Institution:University of Washington
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Seattle, Washington
Target rank:Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2014
Posting date:October 22, 2013
Application deadline:none
More info URL:http://ap.washington.edu/advertisements/aa3582/
Contact: Faculty Search Committee
Research areas:Bioengineering, Nanotechnology, Energy

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The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington invites applications or nominations for a full-time tenure-track faculty position to begin September 16, 2014. The Department is seeking candidates at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The department is growing and currently has a core group of 18 research and tenure-track faculty, 80 graduate students, 140 undergraduates, and 15 Post Doctoral Research Associates. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.cheme.washington.edu/.

The University of Washington is investing in Molecular Engineering and Science (see http://www.moles.washington.edu) and recently launched a Clean Energy Institute (see http://cei.washington.edu). Chemical Engineering plays a leading role in the development of the educational and research programs in both Institutes. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Applicants are expected to describe plans for creating innovative and high quality research and teaching programs that integrate molecular and nanoscale principles throughout their activities. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding potential for high impact research as judged, in part, by their publication record in an area that broadly supports our campus initiatives. Applicants must have earned a PhD, or foreign equivalent, by the date of appointment.

Please apply online at https://www.engr.washington.edu/facsearch/apply.phtml?pos_id=133 with a letter of application; a detailed curriculum vitae; a list of publications; a statement of research and teaching interests; and the name, mail and e-mail address, and phone number of at least three references. For any administrative issues related to the search, please contact Kate Flynn (chechair@uw.edu). For informal or technical inquiries, contact Search Committee Chair Prof. François Baneyx (chechair@uw.edu).

Applications received on or before December 15, 2013, will be given priority consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Washington is a recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The University of Washington is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.