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Open Faculty Positions in Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Date Posted Oct. 20, 2020
Title Open Faculty Positions in Chemical Engineering
University University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Department Chemical Engineering
Application Deadline Dec. 1, 2020
Position Start Date August 2021
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Polymer Science
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The Department of Chemical Engineering seeks outstanding applicants for tenure-track or tenured positions at all levels. Underrepresented minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications are welcome in all research areas in or at the boundaries of chemical engineering. We are especially interested in applicants working on the development and optimization of engineered tissue, stem cells and regenerative medicine, and in artificial intelligence, including machine learning, deep learning and robotics. In addition, we seek candidates working at the intersection of chemical engineering, social justice and the common good, including work that addresses anti-racism, inclusion, equity or other topics. A track record at this intersection is valued, but not essential for junior applicants. All candidates’ research, teaching and inclusion statements should define common good or social justice as they apply towards their career goals.

We seek scholars who will provide inspiration, leadership and impact in research, teaching and service. Applicants should have a PhD in chemical engineering or closely related field, a track record of outstanding research, and a commitment to excellence in education and student mentoring.

The University of Michigan is consistently the top ranked public university in the US, and ranks among the top universities worldwide. The UM College of Engineering is ranked in the top 5 of all engineering schools in the country, and one of only two universities with top ranked engineering and medical schools. Our ChE undergraduate program is ranked #4, and our ChE graduate program is ranked 11th by US News & World Report. Ann Arbor is consistently voted among the "best cities to live in America," and is less than 30 minutes from Detroit Airport. Ann Arbor features a diverse and international population, and offers a broad range of cultural opportunities, outdoor attractions and world-class dining.

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus, and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do. Read more about our vision, mission and values at:

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan-with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair, and inclusive environment-can be found at:

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer, and is responsive to the needs of dual career families.

  • The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Contact Information

  • Faculty Search Committee
    Chemical Engineering
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    2300 Hayward Street
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109


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