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Institution:University of Kentucky
Department:Chemical and Materials Engineering
Location:Lexington, Kentucky
Target rank:Assistant Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2020
Posting date:September 23, 2019
Application deadline:none
More info URL:http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/248366
Contact: Isabel Escobar
Research areas:Materials, Reaction engineering, Bioengineering, Thermo/stat-mech, Environment/sustainability, Nanotechnology, Transport phenomena, Energy, Separations

As part of a new growth initiative in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in chemical engineering at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related field with a distinguished record of research accomplishments and the capability to develop an active and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and be qualified to teach courses in chemical engineering.
The University of Kentucky is home to a vibrant and growing research community, with a strong infrastructure to support faculty development. The successful candidate will have expertise in research areas that complement existing department strengths and that are targeted for future collaboration and growth. Specifically, priority will be given to applicants with a record of research accomplishments in membrane sciences, with emphasis in bioseparations and biotechnology.