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Institution:Texas Tech University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Lubbock, Texas
Target rank:Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:flexible
Posting date:November 5, 2013
Application deadline:January 5, 2014
Contact: Brandon Weeks
806 742-3553
Research areas:Environment/sustainability, Modeling/simulation, Bioengineering, Materials

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Chemical Engineering
The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for two tenure track faculty positions. Rank is anticipated at the level of Assistant Professor; other ranks will be considered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field and demonstrated potential for outstanding scholarly work and funding. The department has a strong research portfolio with 2012 research awards of over $ 5 million in four focus areas: Bioengineering; Energy and Sustainability; Polymers and Materials; and Simulation/Modeling in Chemical Engineering. Successful candidates will be expected to develop a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop departmental and multidisciplinary collaborations, teach existing graduate and undergraduate courses in chemical engineering and develop new courses, and perform internal and professional service at a level commensurate with rank. Applicants must apply at the TTU online job application web site at https://jobs.texastech.edu - use requisition number 89532. The application process requires uploading a detailed CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least three references. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Associate Department Chair, Dr. Brandon Weeks. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting date may be as early as June 1, 2014. Candidates must be currently eligible to work in the United States. Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. Texas Tech welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.