Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering


Job title: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Company: University of North Carolina

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Please see Special Instructions for more details. You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Posting Details

Classification Type EHRA

Primary Purpose of Position

This position seeks a chemical engineering assistant professor with preferred expertise in chemical and biomolecular modeling, fuel synthesis from biomass, and/or processes for the production of composites and bio- materials.

The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, conducting cutting edge funded research, student advising, mentoring and recruitment; conducting scholarly, engagement, and accreditation-relevant activities, and all other activities required for a robust and successful academic career.

Instructional

  • Prepare and deliver engaging and relevant lectures to students.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate engaged classroom discussions.
  • Evaluate and grade students’ learning via work, assignments, exams, and papers in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and regularly update course materials
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise, assist, and mentor students.

Research

  • Lead and conduct cutting edge research in a particular field of knowledge
  • Publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, and actively engaging with colleagues, professional organizations, and conferences.
  • Seek and attract extramural funding to support a successful independent research program
  • Mentor and financially support graduate students in research to ensure their professional competitiveness.

Administrative

  • Collaborate with members of the corporate community to ensure program relevance; to develop new programs, and to provide student access to experiential learning opportunities.
  • Supervise undergraduate & graduate teaching, experiential learning, and research work.
  • Develop and maintain coursework and research websites.
  • Serve on academic, assessment and administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, accreditation, and academic issues.
  • Participate in student mentoring, recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
  • Participate in campus, community, and professional events

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

North Carolina A&T State University is a public land grant university that enrolls over 12,700 students. The College of Engineering, with over 2100 students, has 5 Doctoral programs, 8 Masters of Science Degree programs, and EAC ABET accredited undergraduate programs in Architectural, Bio-, Biological, Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering, as well as a CAC ABET-accredited program Computer Science. The College’s focus is on cultivating leaders who excel in academics, innovative thought, and research. Additional information about the College and the University can be found at www.ncat.edu/coe.

The Department of Chemical, Biological, and Bio- Engineering offers ABET-accredited Bachelors of Science programs in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Biological Engineering, and offers Masters of Science programs in Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering. The Department has 10 full-time faculty members in engineering, 4 staff members and 3 adjunct faculty members. Major research includes the NSF Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials, the NSF, the CREST Bioenergy Center and the NSF RED project ” A Revolution in Engineering Education Motivated by Needs and Designs”.

Educational and research programs in the Department emphasize engineering solutions for problems in healthcare, energy and the environment. Additional information about the Department can be found at www.ncat.edu/coe/departments/cbbe.
Minimum Requirements

PhD in Chemical Engineering or a related engineering area is required by the anticipated date of appointment. A sincere commitment to excellence in teaching, and an ability to conduct high quality, externally funded research in an area of chemical, biochemical or biomedical engineering must be demonstrated. Willingness and ability to teach core chemical engineering courses in thermodynamics, transport processes, process control and reaction engineering are required.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

The right candidate enjoys inspiring students, and welcomes the opportunity to work at a research institution that educates diverse students with the expectation that they become leaders in their engineering professions.

Preferred research areas include but are not limited to chemical and biomolecular modeling, fuel synthesis from biomass, and processes for the production of composites and bio- materials.

Post doctoral experience is desirable.
Required License or Certification

Working Title Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
Position Number 001200
Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Permanent – Full-time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE
If Time Limited, Appointment Length
Organizational Division Chemical Biological & Bioengineering
Organizational Location College of Engineering
Organizational Unit Chemical Biological & Bioengineering

Posting Number EPA1257
Open Date 04/15/2021
Close Date – for postings that do not use Open Until Filled
Open Until Filled Yes
Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 05/17/2021
Date Position Available August 2021
Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.

North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * * Please indicate where you learned of this position:

  • NCA&T Website
  • UNC System Job Board
  • Indeed.com
  • NC Employment Security Commission
  • NCA&T Employee
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Inside Higher Ed
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents * Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Copy of transcripts
  • Terminal Degree – Copy of transcripts

Optional Documents * Master’s Degree – Copy of transcripts

  • Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)

EEO/AA Employer

Division of Human Resources
1020 East Wendover Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27411

N.C. A&T does not discriminate against any person. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. N.C. A&T is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies or requesting a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process contact the Employee Relations/ Affirmative Action Office at 336-334-7862. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Location: Greensboro, NC

Job date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 02:36:29 GMT

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