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Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Oct 11, 2023

The Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department at Tulane University seeks outstanding candidates for an opening at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Competitive applicants will demonstrate research excellence and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This search is focused on candidates with a background in life science.  The Department currently has 13 faculty, 40 PhD students, and approximately 100 undergraduate students. Tulane’s Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department is research active, offering B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. 

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ , and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.


Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering or related field. 

Application Instructions:

Please submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications, vita, research plan, teaching plan and a list of three references.

Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the position is filled. Position availability is subject to final budget approval.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

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