Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering is currently seeking applications from qualified individuals with expertise in modeling/simulation and the use of high performance computing in chemical engineering research for an Assistant Professor position. Of particular interest are candidates with computational
research backgrounds that complement existing department strengths in biotechnology and pharmaceutical engineering, energy, environmental engineering, materials synthesis and membrane science.

Please submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of research goals (upload under Specific Request 1), a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (upload under Specific Request 2), and the names and contact information of at least three references (upload under Specific Request 3).

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8H200:Chemical & Materials Engineering

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering

Required Related Experience

A strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and the qualifications to teach courses in chemical engineering across the curriculum. The successful candidate must have a distinguished record of research accomplishments and the capability to develop an active and nationally recognized research program.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

Open Untill Filled

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Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Specific Request 1
  3. Specific Request 2
  4. Specific Request 3
  5. Cover Letter
Optional Documents