Employment Opportunities in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The listings on this page are for full-time faculty and staff openings in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; postdoctoral positions, and full-time positions for graduating students (undergraduate and graduate).

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These listings‚ sent directly to us by friends of the Department‚ represent only a small selection of jobs and research opportunities available. For dedicated help in finding internships and jobs, visit the Clark School's office of Engineering Co-op & Career Services, which gives students 24-hour access to engineering co-op, internship, summer, post-graduation, and part-time job listings via Careers4Engineers. It also runs free resume clinics, career fairs, and other workshops for job seekers! Visit them online at www.coop.eng.umd.edu, e-mail co-op@eng.umd.edu, or call (301) 405-3863 for more information.

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Full-Time Jobs: Careers in Industry and Government

Associate/Full Professor in Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland is seeking applicants for the University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC)www.energy.umd.edu.  UMERC is a strategic university initiative that brings together faculty across the campus to advance the frontiers of energy science and technology in the Nation's capitol. UMERC has major strengths in electrochemical energy storage and conversion as indicated by its leadership in the DOE Energy Frontier Research Center "Nanostructures for Electrical Energy Storage" (NEES), the Center for Research on Extreme Batteries (CREB), and numerous DOE ARPA-E awards on battery and fuel cell technologies.

In addition, it offers outstanding opportunities for collaboration with multidisciplinary faculty in the Center for Environmental Energy Engineering (CEEE), the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE), the Institute for Systems Research (ISR), and the Joint Global Change Research Institute (JGCRI). Additional research opportunities are enabled by numerous partnerships with universities and organizations throughout the Baltimore-Washington region, such as the Army Research Laboratory, NIST, National Laboratories, etc.

We invite applications for Associate/Full Professor positions with demonstrated expertise and superior research credentials in electrochemical energy storage and conversion (batteries and fuel cells). Further, this candidate should have national prominence for their contributions to energy research, a strong record of external funding support, and demonstrated success with large multi-disciplinary proposals. 

If identified, the appropriate candidate would be eligible to serve as the Associate Director of UMERC, to work with the Director of UMERC to coordinate broader energy research across the campus and lead large multi-disciplinary opportunities. 

Minimum QualificationsSuccessful applicants will have a Ph.D. in Engineering or related scientific disciplines. Exemplary histories of external/federal funding are expected. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of a sustainable and focused research program and a strong publication record. Evidence of teaching, advising, and mentorship experience is desirable.

To Apply:  A cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and names and addresses of three professional references (Company/Agency/Institution, phone & email addresses), should be submitted electronically to:  http://ejobs.umd.edu; position number 122409.  For best consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2016, but applications will continue to be considered after this date until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The above appointment can be made in any of the departments within the College of Engineering, commensurate with the interests and expertise of the candidates.  Joint appointments will also be considered.

POINT of CONTACT: Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Prof. Jelena Srebric, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD 20742-2111, Email: jsrebric@umd.edu; Tel: (301) 405-7276.

Postdoctoral/Research Opportunities

There are no listings at this time.

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