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Whitacre Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for the Whitacre Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering. Rank is anticipated at the level of Full Professor; other ranks will be considered. The position is supported with a $2 million endowment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field and an outstanding record of scholarly work and demonstrated funding. Research should complement strengths in the department in bioengineering; energy and sustainability; polymers and materials; and simulation/modeling in chemical engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to manage an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop strong departmental and multidisciplinary collaborations, potentially also with the adjacent Health Sciences Center and medical school, teach existing graduate and undergraduate courses in chemical engineering, and develop new courses. The candidate will be expected to offer appropriate service to the department, college, and university as needed. Applicants must apply at the Texas Tech online job application web site at www.texastech.edu/careers; use requisition number 1568BR. The application process requires uploading a detailed CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least three references. Further information can be obtained by contacting the search committee chair, Dr. Gregory B. McKenna at greg.mckenna@ttu.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting date may be as early as June 1, 2015. Candidates must be currently eligible to work in the United States. Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. Texas Tech welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

 

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for multiple tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level; other ranks will be considered if appropriate. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field with research interests in bioengineering, soft matter, and/or simulation/modeling of such systems. Successful candidates will be expected to develop a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop departmental and multidisciplinary collaborations, teach existing graduate and undergraduate courses in chemical engineering and develop new courses, and perform internal and professional service at a level commensurate with rank. Applicants must apply at the Texas Tech online job application web site at www.texastech.edu/careers; use requisition number 1567BR. The application process requires uploading a detailed CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least three references. Further information can be obtained by contacting the faculty search chair, Dr. Ronald C. Hedden. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting date may be as early as June 1, 2014. Candidates must be currently eligible to work in the United States. Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. Texas Tech welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

 

ChE Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Energy and Sustainability

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the area of energy and sustainability. Rank is anticipated at the level of Assistant Professor; other ranks will be considered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field with an emphasis on energy and sustainability, as well as demonstrated potential for outstanding scholarly work and funding. Successful candidates will be expected to develop a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop departmental and multidisciplinary collaborations, teach existing graduate and undergraduate courses in chemical engineering and develop new courses, and perform internal and professional service at a level commensurate with rank. Applicants must apply at the Texas Tech online job application web site at www.texastech.edu/careers; use requisition number 1569BR. The application process requires uploading a detailed CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of at least three references. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Maddox Chair, Dr. Chau-Chyun Chen. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting date may be as early as June 1, 2014. Candidates must be currently eligible to work in the United States. Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. Texas Tech welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.