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Open Level Professor of Chemical Engineering 2023-24

Position overview

Position titles:
Salary range: The posted UC system-wide salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 3 for the salary range at UCSB. A reasonable estimated full-time rate for this position at 100% time is $103,700-$350,000. “Off-scale salaries”, i.e. a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.
Anticipated start: July 1, 2024 or later

Application Window

Open date: October 18, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Dec 17, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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, open-level search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor position. The highest priority will be given to candidates with expertise in the field of process systems engineering, broadly defined. However, truly exceptional candidates working in other topical areas of chemical engineering are also encouraged to apply.

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.

Preferred qualifications

Clear evidence of important intellectual contributions and vision for impactful new areas of research in chemical engineering, especially chemical process and systems engineering.

Application Requirements by Level

Assistant Professor

Position title: Assistant Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current or recent Postdoc; current Assistant Professor.

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/JPF02618

Full/Associate Professor

Position title: Associate Professor; Professor

Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current tenured professor; position equivalent to tenured professor (e.g. at an international university)

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. The department intends to solicit letters of reference for the finalist candidate.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02618

Help contact: rsouza@engineering.ucsb.edu

About UC Santa Barbara

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 Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA