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Institution:University of Notre Dame
Department:Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Location:Notre Dame, Indiana
Target rank:Special Professional Faculty, Assistant Chair for Academic Affairs
Tenure track:no
Start date:flexible
Posting date:August 10, 2016
Application deadline:none
More info URL:http://apply.interfolio.com/36328
Contact: Search Committee
Research areas:unrestricted

University of Notre Dame
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Non Tenure-Track, Special Professional Faculty, Assistant Chair for Academic Affairs
Location: Notre Dame, Indiana

Position Overview:

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for the non tenure-track, special professional faculty position of Assistant Chair for Academic Affairs. http://cbe.nd.edu

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to engineering education at the undergraduate level. The assistant chair will report directly to the department chair and will coordinate special projects related to undergraduate studies. This position requires a detailed oriented, motivated person who can re-prioritize their workload to ensure timely completion of tasks.

The faculty member is expected to

● serve as the department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies

● advise undergraduate students about study abroad, undergraduate research and internship positions, and post-graduate opportunities

● lead the department’s ABET accreditation efforts

● may assist with teaching undergraduate chemical engineering courses and labs

● execute special projects in consultation with the department chair


- an earned doctorate degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field
- university level teaching experience in engineering preferred
- excellent writing and presentations skills along with a talent for listening carefully and communicating tactfully
- demonstrated ability to work well with department, college, and university colleagues and with external organizations
- an appreciation for the intellectual values that animate an education in the Catholic tradition and the department’s continuing commitment to diversity

Interested applicants should apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/36328. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of courses taught, and contact information for three references.

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at http://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/university-policies/background-check-procedure-for-prospective-faculty/.


The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).