Faculty Openings


The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering seeks outstanding applicants for a faculty position at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor. The focus area is systems modeling related to materials design, process optimization, or biochemical engineering.

The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering courses, develop a sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and participate actively in service to the university and the profession. A Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a related field is required. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged.

Interested persons should use this link 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 and proposed research plans, 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. In addition, please indicate in the cover letter if you plan to be at the AICHE annual meeting and provide the details of the sessions and talks scheduled (if any).

Please apply by November 24, 2017 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.