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Institution:University of Virginia
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Charlottesville, Virginia
Target rank:Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2017
Posting date:November 8, 2016
Application deadline:none
More info URL:https://jobs.virginia.edu
Contact: Robert J. Davis
Research areas:Energy


The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applicants for tenured or tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor with the rank being commensurate with experience level.

Candidates will have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field, a record of excellence in scientific research, and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Preferred research is in the areas of energy sciences and engineering, with areas of expertise that could include, but are not necessarily limited to catalysis, electrochemistry, materials synthesis, modeling and simulation, in support of a new collaborative research consortium developed with the Max Planck Society focused on new processes for renewable energy and natural gas utilization.

Research is expected to complement current departmental activities in biotechnology, energy & the environment, and materials engineering & nanotechnology. The positions are part of cluster hires in cooperation with the Department of Chemistry, so cross-department appointments can be considered where appropriate.

Applicants must apply on-line at: https://jobs.virginia.edu and search by Posting Number 0617538. Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references - name, email, and phone. The search will remain open until the position is filled.For additional information, contact: Professor Robert Davis at rjd4f@virginia.edu or 434-924-6284.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to developing diversity in faculty and welcomes applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.