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Institution:University of Nevada, Reno
Department:Chemical and Materials Engineering
Location:Reno, Nevada
Target rank:Assistant Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2019
Posting date:January 30, 2019
Application deadline:March 15, 2019
More info URL:https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Assistant-Professor--Advanced-Manufacturing-Systems--Chemical-Engineering--Smart-Manufacturing-_R0113495-1
Contact: Elicia Rollins
Research areas:Manufacturing/logistics, Separations

Assistant Professor, Advanced Manufacturing
(Chemical Engineering, Smart Manufacturing)

Job Description
The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Chemical Engineering. The targeted research areas are focused on process-based Advanced Manufacturing. This includes process intensification, advanced process/catalyst platforms, advanced separation processes, intelligent production lines, smart manufacturing plant design, predictive maintenance, process line sensing and data analytics, machine learning for integration of operational and informational technologies (digital data and systems), quality assurance, and sustainability of Advanced Manufacturing. The position is part of a strategic cluster-hire in Advanced Manufacturing supported by the university in recognition of the rapid growth of manufacturing in northern Nevada.

PhD in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field is required. At least one Chemical Engineering degree is required (PhD, MS, or BS). Additional qualifications include demonstrated ability working with staff, faculty, and students from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Qualified applicants with relevant industrial experience are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include developing a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, instruction and advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service to the department, the university, and the profession.

Compensation Grade
Assistant Professor, Rank II

Total Compensation
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving expenses, a retirement plan, health insurance and a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.

For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits

Contact Information
Victor R. Vasquez, Search Chair - victor.vasquez@unr.edu

Department Information
The Chemical and Materials Engineering department is a vibrant, growing place to work and excel. In the last five years, the College of Engineering has witnessed an unprecedented growth in student enrollment and number of faculty positions. The college is positioned to further enhance its growth of its students, faculty, staff, and facilities, as well as its research productivity and its graduate and undergraduate programs.

Additional Information
Attach the following attachments to your application:
1. Resume/CV
2. Cover Letter
3. Contact Information for three professional references
4. Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.
5. A statement of teaching interests, capabilities, experience, and philosophy.
6. A statement of research interests and funding strategy.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications received by March 15, 2019 will be given full consideration.

The expected starting date is July 1, 2019.

About Us

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada's land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.