University of Massachusetts Lowell-Assistant/Associate Professor
Assistant or Associate Professor – Chemical Engineering
University of Massachusetts Lowell
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a comprehensive university with a national reputation in science, engineering and technology, committed to educating students for lifelong success in a diverse world and conducting research and outreach activities that sustain the economic, environmental and social health of the region. In February 2009, a campus-wide strategic planning initiative was launched to reposition UMass Lowell as a world-class institution over the next decade. A major component of that initiative is to ensure that diversity and inclusion are in every aspect of our strategic plan. We seek a diverse talented candidate pool to be part of our mission and achievements.
The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track faculty position beginning Spring or Fall 2012. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline with research interests in areas related to Systems Biology, Nano/Biomaterials, or Molecular/Multiscale modeling. A broad range of interests will be considered, including metabolic engineering, genomics/proteomics/metabolomics, quantitative modeling of biological processes, tissue engineering, nanostructured biomaterials or biosurfaces, bio-MEMS, and stem cell biotechnology, and/or cell-line engineering. The above research areas are preferred, but outstanding candidates in other research areas will be considered. Highly qualified candidates with an exceptional record of teaching, an established record of extramurally funded research, and a demonstrated interest in collaborative research may be considered for appointment at the Associate Professor level. The successful candidate will develop a strong externally-funded research program with opportunity to participate with current faculty in the Massachusetts Biomanufacturing Center and the Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence . The candidate will also contribute to our undergraduate and graduate teaching programs and enhance the diversity and excellence of the academic community through a combination of research, teaching and service.
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline. Must have Ph.D. at time of application.
Involved in an active program of research in areas related to Systems Biology, Nano/Biomaterials, or Molecular/Multiscale Modeling. A broad range of interests will be considered, including metabolic engineering, genomics/proteomics/metabolomics, quantitative modeling of biological processes, tissue engineering, nanostructured biomaterials or biosurfaces, bio-MEMS, stem cell biotechnology, and/or cell-line engineering. A demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and publication. A commitment to develop and sustain an externally funded research program.
How to apply: Interested applicants should apply online. Thank you for considering the University of Massachusetts Lowell as an employer of choice. We look forward to receiving your application.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.