Assistant/Associate Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

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Chemical & Environmental Engr

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Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering at The University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position with anticipated start date in August 2021.

We seek an interdisciplinary scholar with a Ph.D. degree to develop a vibrant research program focused on atmospheric sciences, with a preference towards complementing departmental and campus-wide strengths in this broad area including atmospheric aerosols, indoor/outdoor air pollution, and climate change. In addition, the faculty member will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The faculty member will develop and maintain a top-quality research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and perform service to the department, university, research field, and wider communities.
  • Responsibilities also include departmental, college, and university service, such as outreach and recruitment, and adding scholarly contributions to the profession. In these and other ways, the faculty member is expected to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and other external partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline, and demonstrated research potential or accomplishments in the area of atmospheric sciences.
  • A record of publications in respected peer-reviewed academic journals.
  • Evidence of strong research skills and commitment to quality education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of high quality teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Rank :

To be Determined

Tenure Information:

Tenure Track (T/TE)



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Armin Sorooshian
[email protected]

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Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Three Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please submit a complete application: including cover letter, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, and succinct descriptions of teaching and research interests. Also, please provide names and contact information for three references.Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of diploma and/or transcripts.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.