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Institution:The University of Texas at Austin
Department:McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering
Location:Austin, Texas
Target rank:Assistant Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:flexible
Posting date:October 18, 2010
Application deadline:none
More info URL:http://www.che.utexas.edu/
Contact: Dr. Roger T. Bonnecaze
Research areas:Energy, Environment/sustainability, Bioengineering, Materials

The Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin is recruiting two tenure track assistant professors with interviews to be scheduled for late November 2010.

The department hosts 26 faculty and 16 staff members, 686 undergraduates and 167 graduate students. Over $13 million is generated annually for departmental research programs in polymeric materials, microelectronics, energy sciences, sustainability and bioengineering.

Faculty includes seven members of the National Academy of Engineering, four AIChE Colburn Award winners, three Packard Fellows and two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates. The department was recently recognized in the top 5 for chemical engineering doctoral programs by the National Research Council and ranks in the top 6 according to US News & World Report.

Required qualifications: a Ph.D., an outstanding record of research accomplishments and a strong interest in teaching across all areas of chemical engineering. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a research program, collaborate with other faculty and be involved in service to the university and the profession.

To apply: electronically submit a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, research plans, a list of peer reviewed publications and other technical papers with three references to: Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin at chefaculty-search@che.utexas.edu.

A security sensitive background check will be conducted on selected applicants. The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

Find out more about The University of Texas at Austin at: http://www.utexas.edu/welcome/.