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Institution:West Virginia University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Morgantown, West Virginia
Target rank:Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2011
Posting date:October 19, 2010
Application deadline:December 15, 2010
Contact: John W Zondlo
304 293-2111
Research areas:Education, Bioengineering

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING: Regenerative Medicine, Drug Delivery and Therapeutics

The Department of Chemical Engineering at West Virginia University is soliciting applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Research expertise is required in one or more of the following areas: regenerative medicine, drug delivery, and therapeutics. A BS and PhD in chemical engineering are required.
The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally funded research program, to support graduate students, to publish peer-reviewed papers, to make presentations at national meetings and to perform service activities commensurate with the position. The candidate will also be required to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in both biomedical and traditional chemical engineering. In concert with other faculty with interests in Biomedical Engineering, the candidate is also expected to play a key role in developing a biomedical engineering degree program at the undergraduate level. In addition, it is expected that the successful candidate will interact with other researchers in the Department of Chemical Engineering, the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, and WVU Health Sciences Center to establish an interdisciplinary research program.
West Virginia University is a comprehensive land-grant institution with an enrollment of over 29,000 students, and a Carnegie Class High research standing. The College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has seven departments, over 3,100 students, 120 faculty, and approximately $28M in research expenditures annually. The Department of Chemical Engineering has 13 tenure-track faculty members and over $3M in annual research expenditures, and offers BS, MS and PhD degrees in chemical engineering along with a certificate in Biomedical Engineering at the undergraduate level. For more information on WVU and Morgantown see: http://www.wvu.edu and http://www.morgantown.com. Review of the applications will commence on December 15, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter describing their qualifications to Professor John W. Zondlo, Chair – Search Committee, Department of Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, PO Box 6102, Morgantown, WV 26506-6102. Applicants should enclose a CV, a teaching plan, a research plan, and names and contact information for five references. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to che-search@mail.wvu.edu. The anticipated start date of the position is Fall 2011.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer which encourages applications from women, minorities and individuals with disabilities, in commitment to building a diverse body of faculty and staff.