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Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Chair in Process Control

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The University of California, Santa Barbara seeks to hire a highly creative and productive individual to fill the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Chair in Process Control, starting July 1, 2018 or later. This academic appointment will be in Chemical Engineering, although joint appointments will also be considered. We seek outstanding individuals with clear evidence of important intellectual contributions in the general area of control and related systems engineering disciplines. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. This is an external search for a tenure-track to tenured position and is open to candidates of any rank. Applications should contain a cover letter briefly outlining career plans, a statement of research, a statement of teaching and interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for 3 - 5 references. Although the position will remain open until filled, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by January 5, 2018 for priority consideration.

Please submit all application materials via UC Recruit at:

Questions regarding this position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and 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.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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