Special Notice for COVID-19
The University of Minnesota has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University’s mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.
Outstanding candidates with a Ph.D. in any area related to chemical engineering and materials science will be considered. Of particular priority are the areas of biological engineering, catalysis and reaction engineering, and electrochemistry/electrochemical engineering. Candidates should have a distinguished academic and research record and a commitment to teaching in a highly interdisciplinary department and contributing to its diversity and excellence.
About the Job
The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (www.cems.umn.edu) at the University of Minnesota seeks to fill one full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Associate Professor (tenured) or Professor (tenured) level. The position is conditional on availability of funds, and the precise start date could be negotiated.
Successful candidates will be expected to carry out vigorous programs of original research at a world-class level, advise graduate students, teach a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS), and participate in Departmental and University governance.
About the Department
The Department’s unique culture blends chemical and materials engineering to focus on a broad spectrum of problems central to economic growth, quality of life, sustainability, safety and security. CEMS faculty pursue teaching and research in a collaborative environment that produces exciting synergies and an exceptional spirit of collegiality. To learn more about CEMS, please visit the department website (https://www.cems.umn.edu).
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. Visit https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs and search for the appropriate posting #337504. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and curriculum vita (CV). Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.
This position requires that you submit the following materials as ONE, COLLATED PDF FILE with materials in the following order: cover letter; curriculum vita (including a list of publications with full citations for papers with title, journal, etc.); research plan; teaching statement; list of three references with contact information (including email addresses) if that information is not already included in your CV. Please do not submit actual publications, writing samples, or in-press papers since those materials will not be reviewed.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
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Background Check Information
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
About the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.