Faculty Openings

FACULTY RECRUITING IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING—THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN.

The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering seeks applicants conducting research in the area of soft matter with practical applications to advanced materials, energy and healthcare for a faculty position.  Applicants are sought at the rank of Professor. The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

A successful candidate is expected to teach our diverse population of undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering students, develop an internationally recognized sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty from a wide variety of backgrounds, and participate actively in service to the university and the profession. A Ph.D. in chemical engineering or 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, and a list of peer-reviewed publications and other technical articles. Applicants should also provide the names, email address and telephone numbers of three references.  Please apply by November 25, 2019 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.


The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering seeks applicants conducting research in the areas of biotechnology and/or engineering systems for a faculty position.  Applicants are sought at the rank of Assistant Professor, but candidates with appropriate records of accomplishment will also be considered for the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. The department and the Cockrell School of Engineering are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment. We are 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 a diverse undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering student population, develop a sponsored research program, mentor graduate students, collaborate with other faculty 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, and a list of peer-reviewed publications and other technical articles. Applicants should also provide the names, email address and telephone numbers of three 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 25, 2019 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.