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Institution:Texas Tech University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Lubbock, Texas
Target rank:Assistant Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2014
Posting date:November 12, 2013
Application deadline:June 1, 2014
More info URL:http://www.ttu.edu/che
Contact: Dr. Chau-Chyun Chen
806 742-3553
Research areas:Reaction engineering, Bioengineering, Modeling/simulation, Environment/sustainability

ChE Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Energy and Sustainability
The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the area of energy and sustainability. Rank is anticipated at the level of Assistant Professor; other ranks will be considered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field with an emphasis on advanced energy storage technologies and systems, as well as demonstrated potential for outstanding scholarly work and funding. The department has a strong research portfolio with 2012 research awards of over $ 5 million in four focus areas: Bioengineering; Energy and Sustainability; Polymers and Materials; and Simulation/Modeling in Chemical Engineering. Successful candidates will be expected to develop a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop departmental and multidisciplinary collaborations, teach existing graduate and undergraduate courses in chemical engineering and develop new courses, and perform internal and professional service at a level commensurate with rank. Applicants must apply at the TTU online job application web site at https://jobs.texastech.edu - use requisition number 89912. 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 Jack Maddox Chair, Dr. Chau-Chyun Chen. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The starting date may be as early as June 1, 2014. Candidates must be currently eligible to work in the United States. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.