Faculty Openings

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

The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering seeks outstanding 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 Assistant Professor, but candidates with exceptional records of accomplishment will also be considered for the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor.

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 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 19, 2018 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 outstanding applicants for a senior faculty position at the level of Professor. Applicants at the level of Professor must have an exemplary record of externally sponsored research, undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring, and service. The area of focus for this search is biotechnology for the characterization and design of complex biological systems for applications in health care, materials, and energy.

Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. A successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering courses, direct an internationally recognized sponsored research program, collaborate with other faculty, 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 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 five references.  Please apply by November 19, 2018 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.