Assistant Research ProfessorLOCATION
Chemical Engineering IIIDIVISION NAME
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPIJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Applications requested for the position of Research Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The position will contribute to ongoing projects in the area of thermal and catalytic conversion of biomass and waste streams to energy, fuels, chemicals, and materials. Funding sources include the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. National Science Foundation, and the state of Massachusetts. The successful candidate will be responsible for technical progress on existing projects, mentoring and training junior researchers, coordinating with collaborating organizations, and supporting communication of results with sponsors in written and oral reports. The candidate will be expected to play an active role in preparation of new grant and contract proposals to expand and enhance existing efforts and for eventual development of an externally funded and nationally recognized research program.JOB DESCRIPTION
A Ph.D. in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or closely related field is required; professional experience or post-doctoral research is preferred. A strong record of publication in thermal and catalytic conversion of waste and biomass streams is required. Experience mentoring, training, and advising junior researchers, including at the undergraduate and graduate level, is required. The candidate is expected to have excellent communication skills, both in written reports and oral presentations.
To apply please submit a cover letter, CV and contact information for three professional references.FLSA STATUS
United States of America (Exempt)WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.
To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Assistant-Research-Professor_R0001338
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.
Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.
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