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Institution:The Pennsylvania State University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:University Park, Pennsylvania
Target rank:Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:flexible
Posting date:October 27, 2010
Application deadline:none
More info URL:http://www.che.psu.edu/faculty/positions.htm
Contact: Costas Maranas
Research areas:Education, Manufacturing/logistics, Separations, Energy, Transport phenomena, Nanotechnology, Dynamics/control, Process engineering, Environment/sustainability, Modeling/simulation, Thermo/stat-mech, Bioengineering, Reaction engineering, Materials

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The Department of Chemical Engineering at Penn State (http://www.che.psu.edu) invites applications for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The Department has strong research expertise in biomolecular engineering, materials, nanotechnology, and energy / alternative energy, although candidates with backgrounds in all areas of chemical engineering are encouraged.

Penn State is also home to the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences (http://www.lsc.psu.edu/), the Materials Research Institute (http://www.mri.psu.edu/), and the Penn State Institutes for Energy and the Environment (http://www.psiee.psu.edu/), all of which coordinate internationally recognized interdisciplinary research programs focused on developing new approaches to critical areas of science and technology.

The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain a research program leading to national and international recognition and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field. Applications with curriculum vita, including research and teaching interests, a statement of research plans, copies of selected publications, and names of three references, should be sent to

smbche@engr.psu.edu (electronic submission is preferred) or

* Faculty Search Committee
* Department of Chemical Engineeing
* 158 Fenske Laboratory
* Penn State University
* University Park, PA 16802-4400

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.