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Institution:University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Amherst, Massachusetts
Target rank:Open Rank
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2016
Posting date:November 13, 2015
Application deadline:none
More info URL:https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=65887&CNTRNO=0&TSTMP=1447448061767
Contact: Amity Lee
413 545 6162
Research areas:Bioengineering, Materials

OPEN RANK Faculty Position in Chemical Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor- The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. Preferred areas of research may be experimental or theoretical in nature and would complement existing strengths in Bioengineering, Polymer Science and soft matter / complex fluids.
Chemical Engineering: Faculty members are expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, contribute significantly to the advancement of basic science and engineering as evidenced by scholarly publications, and develop a nationally recognized program of sponsored research. The successful applicant will hold a position in the Department of Chemical Engineering. The Department of Chemical Engineering has 20 full-time faculty members, over 60 graduate students, and over 425 undergraduates. Research expenditures exceeded $6.5M in the last fiscal year. The Department has a long history of successful interdisciplinary research.
Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field, outstanding record of research accomplishments, and commitment to excellence in teaching and research.
Starting Date: September 1, 2016.
Application Process: The search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 21, 2015. The search will continue until the position is filled (contingent to approval and funding). Applications must be submitted online using the link posted at: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=65887. The application must include a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, research plan, statement of teaching interests, three representative recent research publications, and a minimum of three references.
Description of the Area: The University of Massachusetts is in Amherst, located 90 miles west of Boston and 160 miles north of New York City in the historic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. The area, known for its natural beauty, hosts four liberal arts Colleges and offers outstanding cultural and recreational opportunities.
For questions about the position, contact Amity Lee (ChE)
The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.