Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering
Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering
Position # 20002198
The Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Chemical Engineering beginning August 1, 2018.
The Civil and Chemical Engineering Department (http://www.utc.edu/college-engineering-computer-science/programs/chemical-engineering/), part of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, offers ABET-EAC accredited B.S.Ch. E. and B.S.C.E. degrees.
Applicants must have a teaching and publication record, commensurate with the position being sought, and a demonstrated ability and commitment to excelling in both research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in environmental engineering or process instrumentation and control systems. Other potential areas for collaboration within the department include advanced materials, bioengineering, and micro and nano technology. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research group, supervise graduate students, and show outstanding teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful candidate will also be required to seek external funding, engage with both local and international stakeholders, and participate in the College’s service and outreach activities, and will be ready to assume the position of leading the chemical engineering program which is housed within Civil and Chemical Engineering Department.
Successful candidates will possess the following requirements:
- Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or closely-related field.
- Proven experience in fields such as environmental engineering or process instrumentation and control systems.
- Ability to teach undergraduate/graduate courses in Chemical Engineering.
- Ability to conduct high-quality research supported by externally attracted and funded grants.
- A variety of instructional modalities, including online instruction.
- Ability to reach goals as specified in UTC’s Strategic Plan including a demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Applicants should prepare to submit the following information within our online application system for consideration:
- Cover letter/letter of interest
- CV, including up-to-date, personal contact information (email, phone, etc.)
- Unofficial transcripts
- Work samples of curricula
Additionally, candidates will need to include names, titles, and email addresses for three (3) references for confidential letters of recommendation to be requested.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applications must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site by visiting: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=17000001CG
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence built on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment—each and every day—is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students.
Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United and Amazon.com have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.