Faculty Openings


The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering seeks applicants for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applications are welcome in all research areas of chemical engineering. The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

The successful candidate is expected to teach our diverse undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering students, develop a sponsored research program, mentor graduate students, collaborate with others from a wide variety of backgrounds, and participate actively in service to the university and the profession. A Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a related field is required. Interested persons should use this link to submit in electronic form as a single PDF document a detailed curriculum vitae including academic and professional experience, individual statements regarding their teaching philosophy, proposed research plans and a description of their commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service, a list of peer-reviewed publications and other technical articles. Applicants should also provide the names, email address and telephone numbers of three or more references.  Please apply by January 8, 2021 for primary consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.

A security sensitive background check will be conducted on selected applicants. The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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