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Institution:Michigan Technological University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Houghton, Michigan
Target rank:Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:flexible
Posting date:October 30, 2019
Application deadline:none
More info URL:https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/8650
Contact: Alexis
Research areas:unrestricted

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The Department of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The position is expected to be filled at the assistant professor level, but senior-level individuals with exceptional records will also be considered. All areas of chemical engineering are of interest, including but not limited to advanced materials, biotechnology, energy & sustainability, modeling (molecular simulation, systems etc), separations, process simulation & design, and process automation & control. We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated excellence in research and have a strong commitment to teaching and working with students.

Review of the applications will begin immediately. If you plan to be at the AIChE Annual meeting in Orlando this fall, please provide information on session(s) where you will be making poster and/or oral presentation(s).

Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a statement describing their research interests and future plans, a statement of their teaching interests and philosophy, and will be asked for the names and contact information for at least three professional references.

Please direct inquiries to the Search Committee Chair Timothy Eisele at tceisele@mtu.edu.

The Department of Chemical Engineering currently has 16 faculty members, 480 undergraduate students, and 35 graduate students. Externally-funded research has doubled in the past two years, and the Department is on a trajectory to double its graduate enrollment over the next five years. In March 2018, the undergraduate program was ranked 9th in the nation by College Factual, making it the highest-ranked program in the State of Michigan. The Department has one of the best Unit Operations Laboratory in the nation, with two pilot-plant set-ups and state-of-the-art process simulation and control facility. Michigan Tech’s graduates are eagerly sought by industry because of their hands-on training and rigorous coursework.

Michigan Technological University, one of the four major universities in the State of Michigan, is located in Houghton, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula adjacent to Lake Superior. The community offers a small-town environment with outstanding four-season recreational opportunities.

Michigan Tech is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all individuals. Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE Institution, and has twice received National Science Foundation funds in support of efforts to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.

Michigan Tech actively supports dual-career partners to retain a quality workforce. Candidates are invited to bring a guest to an on-campus interview and we offer career exploration advice and assistance finding positions at the University and in the local community https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format should contact Human Resources at mtujobs@mtu.edu or 906/487-2280.