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Institution:Drexel University
Department:Chemical and Biological Engineering
Location:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Target rank:Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2012
Posting date:July 8, 2011
Application deadline:none
More info URL:http://www.chemeng.drexel.edu/faculty/positions/
Research areas:Separations, Energy, Transport phenomena, Nanotechnology, Dynamics/control, Process engineering, Environment/sustainability, Modeling/simulation, Thermo/stat-mech, Bioengineering, Reaction engineering, Materials

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The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Drexel University invites applications and nominations for two tenured/tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor to begin September 2012. Outstanding candidates should have a distinguished academic record, including a PhD in chemical engineering or a closely related field, potential for developing a strong independent research program, and a commitment to mentor and teach undergraduate and graduate students effectively. All research areas will be considered.

The department currently has 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty (7 NSF CAREER awardees; 1 PECASE awardee), approximately 370 undergraduate students and 40 PhD students. With research expenditures over $4M last year, current research interests are in the fields of polymer science and engineering, biotechnology, computational modeling and process systems engineering, as well as energy and the environment. Drexel University is a comprehensive top-tier research institution ranked in the top 100 among all PhD granting universities according to US News & World Report (2011). We are located in the heart of Philadelphia, and you can learn more about the university and the department at http://www.drexel.edu and http://www.chemeng.drexel.edu, respectively.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching plans, and a list of at least three references electronically at http://www.chemeng.drexel.edu/faculty/positions/. Questions should be addressed to Chemeng-facultypositions@coe.drexel.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2011. Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from qualified women and minorities.