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.

You can also visit the University of Maryland's Career Center at www.careercenter.umd.edu or look up upcoming on-campus recruitmenting events.

Undergraduates: Please also see ChBE's Undergraduate Internships and REUs page.



Position Description: Open Rank Faculty Search

Starting Salary: Commensurate

DUTIES: The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park (www.chbe.umd.edu) invites applications for candidates to apply for full-time tenure-track and tenured faculty position(s).

The hires will conduct research, teach and mentor students, and work with others in a spirit of collaboration to enhance the impact of the department.  This will include strong scholarship, innovative teaching of both graduate and undergraduate students, participation in faculty governance and institution-building, service to the broader scientific community, and forming partnerships within the department, school, university and/or with industrial, governmental, or community partners.  Senior hires are expected to have demonstrated leadership and should plan to have impact in new areas.  We are interested in applications from individuals working on a broad range of problems in all areas of Chemical Engineering. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have received/receive a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a related discipline prior to employment.  We seek the best candidates, irrespective of research field or academic rank. 

Candidates will be expected to establish an imaginative, well-funded and collaborative research program that will serve to educate graduate and undergraduate students and advance the field.  Candidates should be effective communicators and have an ability and interest in working with diverse student populations having a variety of backgrounds, learning styles, and skill levels.  Candidates will also contribute to the teaching of undergraduates and graduate courses within the department. The most competitive candidates will have demonstrated postdoctoral experience or equivalent for the rank of Assistant Professor.  Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor should have a strong record of research, educational activities, and service as well as a strong funding history.

To APPLY:  For best consideration, applications should be submitted by 11/9/2018, but the positions will remain open until filled. Based upon our commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion, those who have experience engaging with a range of faculty, staff, and students and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their application materials. The review of applications will begin as they are received and continue until the positions are filled.

Please submit electronically to http://ejobs.umd.edu - position number 124194 - a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and names and addresses of 3 professional references (company/agency/institution, phone & email addresses).

POINT of CONTACT: Questions can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Prof. Raymond Adomaitis, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD 20742-2111, Email: adomaiti@umd.edu.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.