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Institution:Texas Tech University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Lubbock, Texas
Target rank:Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Spring 2013
Posting date:November 5, 2013
Application deadline:June 14, 2014
Contact: Dr. Greg McKenna
806 742-3553
Research areas:Reaction engineering, Bioengineering, Modeling/simulation, Environment/sustainability

Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering
The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for an Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering. Rank is anticipated at the level of Full Professor; other ranks will be considered. The position is supported with a $2 million endowment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field and an outstanding record of scholarly work and demonstrated funding. The department has a strong research portfolio with 2012 research awards of over $ 5 million in four focus areas: Bioengineering; Polymers and Materials; Modeling and Simulation in Chemical Engineering; and Energy and Sustainability. Successful candidates will be expected to manage an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop strong departmental and multidisciplinary collaborations, potentially also with the adjacent Health Sciences Center and medical school, teach existing graduate and undergraduate courses in chemical engineering, and develop new courses. The candidate will be expected to offer appropriate service to the department, college, and university as needed. Applicants must apply at the TTU online job application web site at https://jobs.texastech.edu - use requisition number 85025. 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 search committee chair, Dr. Gregory B. McKenna at greg.mckenna@ttu.edu. 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.