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Institution:The University of Alabama
Department:Chemical and Biological Engineering
Location:Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Target rank:Instructor
Tenure track:no
Start date:flexible
Posting date:March 26, 2018
Application deadline:August 15, 2018
More info URL:http://facultyjobs.ua.edu
Contact: Chris Brazel
Research areas:Education, Process engineering

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for an Instructor position. Exceptional applicants are sought that have a passion for teaching and curriculum development across the field of chemical engineering. UA’s B.S. degree program attracts outstanding students from across the USA and internationally with an average ACT score of over 31. Seventy percent of the students majoring in chemical engineering are also members of UA’s Honors College. Primary duties of the successful candidate will include teaching in core lecture classes, unit operations laboratory and/or senior design courses, as well as appropriate service roles in the department. Candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor, joining a department of dedicated professors (http://che.eng.ua.edu/people). This is a three-year non-tenure track position subject to annual renewal.
The department benefits from the College and University’s expansion in enrollment and facilities including completion of the $300 MM Shelby Engineering and Science Quad in 2013. These buildings provide nearly one million ft2 of state-of-the-art research and instructional space.
Applicants must have an earned masters (M.S.) or doctorate (Ph.D.) in chemical engineering or a closely related field. Experience in the chemical process industry or engineering design is also desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a high performance level in the classroom or laboratory, actively engage students, and take a leadership role in curricular matters.
Application packages must be submitted electronically and should consist of a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests and experience, and contact information for at least three references. Applications will be accepted and reviewed continuously until the position is filled with a possible start date as early as May 2018. Apply online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu, requisition 0811232. Questions about the positions can be directed to the department head, Chris Brazel, at CBrazel@eng.ua.edu.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.