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Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering 2021-22

Position overview

Anticipated start: July 1, 2022 or later

Application Window

Open date: September 28th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Nov 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Chemical Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara is seeking applications as part of an external search for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    At a minimum, applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

    Applicants must have a PhD degree or equivalent in chemical engineering or a related field by time of appointment as Assistant Professor.

Preferred qualifications

    Clear evidence of important intellectual contributions and vision for impactful new areas of research in the general area of chemical engineering disciplines.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - (limited to 2 pages) containing the following four elements: (1) most significant research accomplishment as a graduate student; (2) most significant research accomplishment as a postdoc (if applicable); (3) overall goals/vision for a research program at our institution; and (4) experience and qualifications that make you particularly well-suited to achieve those goals.

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

    The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. We strongly encourage applicants to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity. These statements, if submitted, will be reviewed for evidence of teaching, research, professional and/or public service contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity, such as effective strategies used for the educational advancement of students in various under-represented groups; demonstrated contributions to the advancement of equitable access and diversity in education; and contributions furthering diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through participation in such activities as recruitment, retention, and mentoring of scholars and students.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Applicants are required to provide the names and contact information for a minimum of 3 references and may submit up to 2 additional optional references. Applicants should inform their references that they may be contacted by the
department at any time during this recruitment. The department intends to solicit letters of reference for semi-finalists.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02047

Help contact: che-jr-facrecruitment2021@chemengr.ucsb.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA