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Institution:Brigham Young University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Provo, Utah
Target rank:Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:flexible
Posting date:January 24, 2011
Application deadline:none
Contact: Bill Pitt
Research areas:unrestricted

The Chemical Engineering Department of Brigham Young University (BYU) announces that it has an opening for a continuing-status-track faculty position. The undergraduate students in the department have average nationalized test scores (ACT/SAT) in the 95th percentile, and the number of Chemical Engineering B.S. graduates ranks in the top 20 schools in the nation. The department maintains a rigorous and productive graduate research program. Additional department information appears at http://chemicalengineering.byu.edu/.

The position is open to all motivated candidates regardless of research area and experience. The new faculty member will be expected to excel in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to develop a dynamic, externally-funded research program. Initial rank will be consistent with qualifications and experience. Undergraduate and doctoral degrees in chemical engineering or a related field are required. BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards (see http://honorcode.byu.edu). Preference is given to qualified members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Interested applicants should submit to the search committee a curriculum vitae, statement of research objectives, statement of teaching objectives, names of three professional references, and a list of publications and research awards. Applicants should also complete the online BYU employment application (yjobs.byu.edu). Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will start in March 2011. Questions and correspondence should be addressed to Bill Pitt, Search Committee Chair, 350 CB, Provo, UT 84602, pitt@byu.edu, ph. 801-422-2586.