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Institution:University of Nevada, Reno
Department:Chemical and Materials Engineering
Location:Reno, Nevada
Target rank:Assistant Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:flexible
Posting date:August 31, 2018
Application deadline:none
More info URL:https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Assistant-Professor-Chemical-Engineering_R0111707-1

Research areas:Manufacturing/logistics, Separations, Energy, Transport phenomena, Nanotechnology, Dynamics/control, Process engineering, Environment/sustainability, Modeling/simulation, Thermo/stat-mech, Bioengineering, Reaction engineering, Materials

The University of Nevada, Reno – founded in 1874 as Nevada's first institution of higher education – is notable for its enrollment growth in recent years (approaching 22,000 students in Fall 2017); its investment of more than $750 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities since 2009; and its status as Nevada’s leading research institution, with expenditures in excess of $106 million in 2017. The University enjoys a Carnegie Classification™ of R2 as a comprehensive, doctoral university with high research activity, offering more than 460 undergraduate and graduate degree, certificate and minor programs. The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, and ranks in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Job Description

The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Chemical Engineering. The research area is open, and all topics will be considered. Preference will be given to research topics that complement the expertise of the department, especially in the subjects of water, systems engineering, and electrochemical engineering. Water has long been an important topic in Nevada, and contemporary areas of interest include sustainable industrial processing, reuse, emerging pollutants, mining production and drainage, etc. Responsibilities include developing a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, instruction and advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service to the department, the university, and the profession.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field is required. However, a Chemical Engineering degree is required in either PhD or BS level to be considered.
Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving expenses (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits

Department Information

The Chemical and Materials Engineering department is a vibrant, growing place to work and excel. In the last five years, the College of Engineering has witnessed an unprecedented growth in student enrollment and number of faculty positions. The college is positioned to further enhance its growth of its students, faculty, staff, and facilities, as well as its research productivity and its graduate and undergraduate programs.

This posting is open until filled. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Review of applications will begin immediately and applications received by 10/1/18 will be given full consideration.

Use this link to apply: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Assistant-Professor-Chemical-Engineering_R0111707-1