CBE Lecturer Position in Energy & Sustainability 2023-2024Location:
Philadelphia, PAOpen Date:
Aug 22, 2023Description:
The University of Pennsylvania's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to welcome applications for a teaching position as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. The department is interested developing and delivering new curriculum in the broad area of Energy and Sustainability. We seek individuals with exceptional promise for, or a proven record of, excellence in teaching.
We seek a dedicated, accomplished, and highly motivated, full-time instructor to develop and teach undergraduate and Master’s-level courses related to engineering for energy applications, energy science and technology, energy markets, energy policy, environmental impacts of energy, and other areas.
Successful applicants embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Members of our teaching faculty participate in departmental and school-level efforts to promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and to work closely with students to identify and address diversity challenges. As such, we request a discussion of candidates’ experiences in establishing and maintaining supportive, inclusive environments for diverse student communities, and what plans they have for being involved in diversity efforts at Penn.
This is a 9-month academic year appointment. Appointees can elect to have their 9-month academic base salary paid over 9 or 12 months. Depending on academic need Lecturers and Senior Lecturers may have the opportunity to earn up to three months of additional compensation by teaching during the summer semester. Successive one-year reappointments are possible following the initial appointment, based on an annual review and the department’s needs. After four consecutive appointments, lecturers can be considered for a Senior Lecturer position, which typically carries a multi-year appointment. Exceptionally qualified candidates might also be considered for direct appointment at the rank of Senior Lecturer. Successful applicants will find Penn to be a stimulating environment conducive to professional growth. The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.Qualifications:
PhD in Chemical Engineering, or relevant discipline, or equivalent experience. Experience in energy science and technology is desirable.Application Instructions:
To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by July 1st, 2022. However applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Applications must be submitted online via Interfolio. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and names and contact information for three references. The teaching statement should summarize the applicant’s (i) experience with teaching (ii) experience in the field of energy science and sustainability, and (iii) approach to contributing to a diverse and inclusive learning environment.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).