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Institution:West Virginia University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Morgantown, West Virginia
Target rank:Research Assistant Professor
Tenure track:no
Start date:flexible
Posting date:August 12, 2016
Application deadline:December 31, 2016
Contact: John Hu
304 293-5067
Research areas:Energy

West Virginia University
Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering & Mineral Resources
Research Assistant Professor in Energy

The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor. Responsibilities include but are not limited to writing research proposals, manuscripts, presentations, overseeing graduate student research and exploring new research trends in catalysis & reaction engineering with application in oil & gas, and renewable energy. The successful candidate must be able to teach some undergraduate and graduate courses in chemical engineering.

An earned Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry, and at least 3 years of experience working in industry, or U.S. national laboratories, or an U.S. university as a research assistant professor is required. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years laboratory experience in performing experimental research in catalysis and reaction engineering with application in oil & gas, renewable energy and writing U.S. government grant applications, including SBIR/STIR grant applications. We are seeking those candidates that have a record of success in securing research grants as a PI or Co-PI, and who can continue to demonstrate such success at WVU. Compensation commensurate with experience.

The Statler College has seven academic departments, over 4,700 students, and 135 faculty members, with about $30M in annual external research expenditures. The Statler College is nationally recognized for high quality teaching, excellent research, and outstanding faculty and students. The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering has 14 faculty members and approximately 260 undergraduate and 44 graduate students. The Department offers degrees at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels.

WVU is the State’s comprehensive Land Grant University with an enrollment of about 29,000 students and a R1 Carnegie Classification. Morgantown and vicinity has a diverse population of about 62,000 residents and is ranked highly among the most livable small cities in the country. The community lies within a high technology corridor that also includes several federal research facilities as well as industries active in shale gas operations. The city is readily accessible and within driving distance from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. For more information on WVU and Morgantown, see http://www.wvu.edu and http://www.morgantown.com.

To apply for this opportunity, visit http://www.jobs.wvu.edu. Applicants must include a curriculum vita and a statement of research interests, unofficial copies of all university transcripts, as well as names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Review of the applications will begin September 12, 2016, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For further information, contact Dr. John Hu at (304) 293 5067, or e-mail john.hu@mail.wvu.edu

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.