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Institution:The University of Akron
Department:Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Location:Akron, Ohio
Target rank:Open Rank
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2017
Posting date:September 30, 2016
Application deadline:none
Contact: Lingyun Liu
Research areas:Materials, Environment/sustainability


The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at The University of Akron seeks to fill a full-time, tenure track faculty position as part of its Corrosion Engineering Program for the Fall 2017 semester.

The University of Akron (UA) is a research-intensive public university with over 29,000 students. The College of Engineering is one of the five fastest growing colleges in the country and has increased its research expenditures four fold between 2008 and 2015. Approximately 3,000 undergraduates and 400 graduate students are pursuing B.S. through Ph.D. degrees in seven areas including the nation's only B.S. degree in Corrosion Engineering. The National Corrosion Center at UA (NCERCAMP) promotes world-class research in corrosion and materials performance in a collaborative environment among the corrosion faculty along with over 30 affiliated faculty members.

The College's diverse faculty members have won numerous national and international awards. More information related to the College of Engineering may be found at http://www.uakron.edu/engineering/ and more information about the corrosion engineering program in particular can be found at http://www.uakron.edu/corrosion/

Duties for the position include teaching a diverse group of students at the undergraduate and graduate level, supervision of MS and Ph. D. students, and establishment/management of a vigorous, externally funded, scholarly research program.

Required Qualifications:
The appointed title will be determined by the finalists' credentials and experience.

A Ph.D. in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline with expertise in corrosion, corrosion mitigation, materials degradation, fracture mechanics, environmental cracking, or computational modeling in corrosion is encouraged. Participation in faculty governance, professional service including outreach to the community and instructional support are a must.

Application Deadline:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled. The position remains open and applications are still being accepted.

For complete details and to apply please visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs. Job ID #8784

The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.