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Open Rank Professor - Energy Systems & Molecular Modeling of Materials
University of Virginia

Date Posted Feb. 25, 2020
Title Open Rank Professor - Energy Systems & Molecular Modeling of Materials
University University of Virginia More About This Institution...
Charlottesville, VA, United States
Department Chemical Engineering
Application Deadline Aug. 24, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Energy Technology
    Engineering - Other
    Engineering - Other
    Energy Technology

The Departments of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry and the School of Data Science at the University of Virginia invite applicants for a tenured or tenure-track position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience level. Optional secondary appointments across schools or departments will be considered, if relevant.

Candidates must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field at the time of appointment, a record of excellence in scientific research, a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and evidence of commitment to diversity, inclusion, and advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups. Research is preferred that complements current activities in energy and the environment and simulation of complex systems. UVA is proud to have a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality and is committed to creating collaborative and diverse environments necessary to solve the next generation of research challenges.

Please apply online at… and attach the following required applicant documents:
o A cover letter that addresses demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and your values related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
o CV/resume
o Statement of Research Interests
o Statement of Teaching Philosophy
o Contact information for three references.
Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until August 24, 2021 or until the position is filled, whichever occurs first.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Roseanne Ford, Professor, at
For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at
The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification (FSAKA).
Centrally located in the rolling foothills of Virginia, Charlottesville boasts a thriving intellectual community and cultural life with easy access to recreational venues. This makes Charlottesville one of the best places to live and work in the US, as noted by a large number of national awards and "Best of" lists. For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see and
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With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university’s research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences.

  • The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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Contact Information

  • Rich Haverstrom
    University of Virginia
    P.O. Box 400246
    Charlottesville, VA 22904
  • 434.243.4062


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