Job ID: 129247

Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering

University of Kentucky

  • Sep. 16, 2019
  • Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering
  • 8H200:Chemical & Materials Engineering
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemical/Petroleum

As part of a new growth initiative in the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky, the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in chemical engineering at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related field with a distinguished record of research accomplishments and the capability to develop an active and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and be qualified to teach courses in chemical engineering.

The University of Kentucky is home to a vibrant and growing research community, with a strong infrastructure to support faculty development. The successful candidate will have expertise in research areas that complement existing department strengths and that are targeted for future collaboration and growth. Specifically, priority will be given to applicants with a record of research accomplishments in membrane sciences, with emphasis in bioseparations and biotechnology.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research goals (upload under Specific Request 1), and a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (upload under Specific Request 2). Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1st, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, contact Prof. Isabel Escobar ( Information on the Department can be found at:

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