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Institution:Washington University in St. Louis
Department:Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Location:St. Louis, Missouri
Target rank:Instructor, Lecturer
Tenure track:no
Start date:flexible
Posting date:May 12, 2022
Application deadline:August 1, 2022
More info URL:http://apply.interfolio.com/106230
Contact: Trent Silbaugh
Research areas:unrestricted

Open Position: Chemical Engineering Lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis

The Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering (EECE) at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure eligible faculty position at the Lecturer rank to begin as early as January 2023. The lecturer will teach classes in the areas of chemical engineering and/or environmental engineering. We are particularly interested in candidates with backgrounds in core chemical engineering topics (thermodynamics, transport, and kinetics) and interest in pedagogy for chemical engineering teaching laboratories. With several initiatives in the EECE department, the lecturer may also participate and help in other activities (e.g., ABET, student chapters, international programs, and hands-on demonstration development) to support the educational mission.

Candidates should hold a BS from an accredited engineering program as well as an MS in chemical engineering or a related engineering discipline. Preferred candidates will have earned a PhD in chemical engineering or a related engineering discipline. Candidates with other degrees would be considered if they have prior teaching experience. Experience in laboratory teaching and course development is desired. Related industrial experience will also be considered. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications, and the position is benefits-eligible as per university guidelines.

Application Instructions
Applicants should submit:

1. cover letter outlining their experience and interest
2. curriculum vitae
3. statement of teaching philosophy that includes, but is not limited to, discussions of (1) their most significant teaching experience(s), (2) their plans for or experience in implementing modern/unique pedagogical methods, and (3) their interest in teaching core Chemical Engineering courses (e.g., thermodynamics, transport, kinetics, unit operations laboratory)
4. diversity statement
5. Letters of recommendation from two references
6. All application materials must be submitted to the portal on Interfolio.

If you have any questions, please contact Trent Silbaugh (Chair of the Search) at tsilbaugh@wustl.edu or Joshua Yuan (Chair of the Department) at joshua.yuan@wustl.edu. Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those received by August 1, 2022. Women and members of groups under-represented in engineering are encouraged to apply. Washington University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment eligibility verification will be required upon selection.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.