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Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
The University of Texas at Tyler


Date Posted Dec. 20, 2023
Title Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
University The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, TX, United States
Department Jasper Department of Chemical Engineering
Application Deadline Apr. 19, 2024
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2024
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemical/Petroleum
 
 

Job Type

Full-Time

Salary

Commensurate with Experience

Hours per Week

40 hours

Hiring Department

College of Engineering – Chemical Engineering

https://www.uttyler.edu/chemical-engineering/

Required Application Materials

A single PDF or Word document containing a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information for three (3) references is required to apply.

Important Instructions:   

When prompted to upload your “resume”, upload your combined documents as one file.

  • Please do not upload documents to “Cover Letter” or “References”.

If the required application materials were not uploaded at the “resume” prompt, please withdraw your application, and re-apply to upload your combined documents as one file.

Job Summary

The College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Tyler (UT Tyler) invites applications for tenure-track positions in the Jasper Department of Chemical Engineering. We are a new, growing department and we welcome applications from candidates in all areas of Chemical Engineering. The program has been recently accredited by ABET, and we are looking to expand the expertise of our faculty in order to start a new MS program in Chemical Engineering. Highly qualified applicants will be considered for startup funding through the University of Texas System STARS Program. Candidates are expected to qualify for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Essential Functions

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain an externally funded research program.
  • Teach ungraduated and graduate level courses.
  • Participate in service activities to the Department, College, and the profession in general.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, or a closely related field.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ABET-EAC accreditation and involvement in the program assessment process.
  • A proven record of excellence in teaching, research, and service.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

About The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 13 institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls 10,000 students and consists of six colleges. 

Our beautiful Tyler campus features more than 200 acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. We also offer instructional sites at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and in Palestine, Longview, and Houston.

With more than 80 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs offered, UT Tyler provides a wealth of learning opportunities and dynamic programs.

For more information, please visit https://www.uttyler.edu/about/.

Additional Information

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.


  • The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Jasper Department of Chemical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Tyler
    3900 University Blvd.
    Rbn 2043
    Tyler, TX 75799
  •  
  • ChemE@uttyler.edu

 

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