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Institution:Oklahoma State University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Stillwater, Oklahoma
Target rank:Assistant Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2015
Posting date:November 6, 2014
Application deadline:March 1, 2015
More info URL:https://jobs.okstate.edu
Contact: Paula Kendrick
Research areas:Bioengineering

Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering
School of Chemical Engineering
Oklahoma State University
The School of Chemical Engineering seeks nominations and applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor as part of the NIH-funded Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE), Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases (https://ocrid.okstate.edu/). Candidates shall have an earned doctorate in Chemical Engineering or closely related area. Candidates who have a research focus on influenza virus or RSV with current research funding are particularly desirable, although candidates with backgrounds in other respiratory infectious diseases will be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a nationally recognized, extramurally-supported research program, collaborate with center investigators, participate in center activities, and contribute to undergraduate and graduate education.
Our fourteen faculty members instruct 400 undergraduates with an emphasis on both contemporary industrial practice and scientific fundamentals. Our undergraduates have an outstanding record of success in AIChE national student competitions and are well-prepared for graduate school or careers in industry. Currently, 45 graduate students are investigating a broad range of topics in our comprehensive MS and PhD program. Strengths in graduate education and research include biomedical engineering, traditional process engineering, molecular modeling, separations, multi-scale computational modeling and petroleum drilling/production/processing. The School enjoys strong support from alumni, friends, and industry; providing seven endowed chairs and professorships, faculty development endowments, and numerous research and educational partnerships. For more information about the school and its successes, please visit http://che.okstate.edu.
Formal applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.okstate.edu. Search for Chemical Engineering Faculty – Requisition/Listing 11218. Submit a single PDF file containing – (i) a one-page cover letter, (ii) a curriculum vita, (iii) a statement of teaching interests and goals, (iv) a statement of research interests and goals, and (v) contact information of five references. Screening of applicants will begin as applications arrive and continue until the position is filled, contingent on available funding.
Questions may be addressed to:
Dr. Heather Fahlenkamp,
Chair, Biomedical Faculty Search Committee,
Phone: (405) 744-5280
E-Mail: heather.fahlenkamp@okstate.edu
Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus. For more information go to http://www.afirmact.okstate.edu.