University of Tennessee-Knoxville- Assistant Professor



Applications and nominations are invited for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in chemical and biomolecular engineering. We seek candidates with expertise in a wide range of specialties that will contribute to our departmental emphases in biomolecular engineering, advanced materials, or sustainable energy. Candidates must possess records demonstrating dedication to excellence in research and education. Abundant opportunities for extra-departmental collaboration exist, including those at nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the UT Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, and College of Arts and Sciences, providing an outstanding infrastructure for experimental and computational research.

Applicants must have or expect to earn shortly a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related discipline and must show potential to develop an outstanding, independent research program. Successful applicants will direct Ph.D. and M.S. students in their dissertation and thesis research, teach undergraduate and graduate chemical and biomolecular engineering courses, participate in departmental efforts to provide a high quality education for our students, and facilitate intra- and interdepartmental collaborative research efforts.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, a statement of research and teaching interests and plans, current resume, copies of up to three pertinent publications, and names and contact information of at least three references to (electronic submissions are highly encouraged) or to Dr. Eric Boder, Faculty Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 419 Dougherty Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-2200.

Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

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