Open Faculty Positions in Energy and Catalysis

Job description

Areas of Intereset: Engineering
Functional Areas: College of Engineering & Applied Science
Department: Department of Chemical Engineering
Requisition Number: 12866
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: Faculty
Schedule: Full-Time

Job Summary

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) and the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder are currently seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the area of Energy and Catalysis. These positions are part of the long-term growth plans for the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder, a tier-one professional school, is the highest ranked engineering college in the Rocky Mountain time-zone. The openings are targeted at the level of Assistant Professor, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials will be considered for Associate or Full Professor appointments. Within the broad energy and catalysis areas we are focusing on candidates in the following specialties: heterogeneous catalysis, biocatalysis, (bio)chemical processes for energy conversion, and separations. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who would contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

The position will be rostered in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, or in other departments in the College of Engineering and Applied Science as appropriate. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in chemical engineering or a related field. Candidates will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate teaching, contribute professional service, and develop visible, vigorous, and externally funded research programs in their technical areas.

The College of Engineering and Applied Science currently has 11 interdisciplinary searches in the areas of Cybersecurity, Machine Learning, Biomedical Engineering, Water & Sustainability, Materials Science, Imaging Science, Autonomous Systems, Energy and Catalysis, Hypersonics, Computer Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering. Candidates are encouraged to apply to searches in their area of expertise.

For more information about the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, please visit:

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The College of Engineering and Applied Science is eager to accommodate the needs of dual career couples.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Curriculum Vitae.
  2. Cover letter stating your research areas (1 page).
  3. Statement describing your goals related to teaching (2 - 3 pages).
  4. Statement describing your goals related to research (2 - 3 pages).
  5. You will need to submit 3 references for this position. These individuals will be contacted and asked to submit a letter of recommendation at a later time. This information will be kept confidential.

Review of applications will begin by November 12, 2018 and will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled.

Posting Contact Name: Ana Cleves

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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Posted: 12/20/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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