Job Description

Open Rank-Chemical and Biological Engineering

Posting Numberreq6767
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentChemical and Biological Engineering (326A)
Academic LocationSchool of Engineering
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at the University of New Mexico (UNM) is seeking applicants for two open-rank faculty positions (hiring level commensurate with experience). We seek innovative and collaborative researchers and educators in broad areas of chemical engineering. Applications are particularly encouraged in energy-, bio- and materials-related areas. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop a high-impact independent research program that cuts across disciplines, departments, and research centers, and the dedication to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Our faculty actively collaborate with federally funded research centers, a nationally ranked School of Medicine, and nearby laboratories (Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Air Force Research Laboratory). The UNM Lobo Rainforest (https://rainforest.unm.edu/) provides an entrepreneurial ecosystem that includes STC.UNM (https://stc.unm.edu/), innovation Academy (https://innovationacademy.unm.edu/), and other elements that translate research to market.

Qualified candidates will have earned a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related discipline by the time of appointment. Preferred candidates should have the ability and dedication to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching activities, the ability to contribute to graduate education and professional development within the interdisciplinary chemical engineering graduate program. Applicants should also have evidence of potential for developing a nationally and internationally recognized research program, and an established research program with national and international recognition is expected at the senior level. All applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering is partnering with ADVANCE at UNM (https://advance.unm.edu) to recruit and retain excellent faculty. Albuquerque and the surrounding areas offer a family friendly and culturally diverse environment with excellent weather and numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation (WhyABQ? https://advance.unm.edu/why-abq/).

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Chemical or Biological Engineering or closely related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of potential for developing a nationally and internationally recognized research program or established research program that is nationally and internationally recognized at the senior level.
  • Ability and dedication to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching activities.
  • Ability to contribute to graduate education and professional development within the interdisciplinary chemical engineering graduate program.
  • Research interests in areas that complement activities within UNM, including School of Engineering, Arts & Sciences, School of Medicine, and research centers, as well as outside UNM, including nearby laboratories (Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Air Force Research Laboratory)
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application InstructionsFor best consideration, applicants must submit an application using UNMJobs (req6767) applications must include 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) description of proposed research, 4) statement of teaching plans, 5) list of at least three professional references, and 6) highlight summary (downloadable from cbe.unm.edu/employment-opportunities/index.html) for best consideration, by November 30, 2018.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/30/2018. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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