Applications and nominations are being sought for a tenure-track or tenured full-time faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the Chemical and Life Science Engineering (CLSE) Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. Research areas are open, and outstanding candidates from all areas including traditional and developing areas are encouraged to apply.
Teaching: The faculty member will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level throughout the CLSE curriculum. The candidate is expected to make important contributions and innovations in teaching.
Research: For Assistant Professor level, faculty member must establish a nationally recognized research program with a record of publication in refereed journals and external funding. For Associate/Professor level, faculty will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the department. The faculty member will supervise graduate and post-graduate level students.
Service: The faculty member will be expected to provide high quality service to the department, school, university and professional community. In addition, the faculty member will serve on Departmental, School, and/or University committees as necessary, specifically serving as the CLSE representative on the School of Engineering Safety Committee. The faculty member will perform other duties as assigned by the CLSE Department.
Qualified candidates must have earned a PhD and have at least one degree in Chemical Engineering or similarly named discipline.
For the senior level faculty position (Associate/Professor), the applicant will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the department. For the junior level faculty (Assistant), candidates will be required to have an established research agenda and a clear potential for external funding, as appropriate, and potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the department.
Candidates must desire to actively participate in creating and nurturing a highly collaborative, creative, innovative, and scholarly culture. The School of Engineering at VCU supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.comVirginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.
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