Job ID: 199592

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

  • Nov. 15, 2022
  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    Lincoln, NE
  • Jan. 3, 2023
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Polymer Science
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in chemical engineering at the rank of assistant professor.

Candidates must have a B.S. in chemical engineering and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a related field at the time of appointment. Applicants must have a record of strong scholarly achievement and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. They must have the potential to establish a strong externally funded research program and must demonstrate a commitment to contributing to a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. Applications from all areas of chemical engineering are encouraged to apply. Research areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, artificial intelligence/machine learning applications in chemical engineering, computational quantum modeling, electrocatalysis, and molecular dynamics.

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has an outstanding infrastructure for

conducting research. Additionally, several central research facilities exist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, such as the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, the Nebraska Nanoengineering Research Facility, the Holland Computing Center, and the Biological Process Development Facility. There are many opportunities for collaborations across the campus, as well as with the University of Nebraska Medical Center; the Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior; Innovation Campus; and other state and federally-funded research centers and programs. The faculty of the department are funded by a variety of state and federal funding agencies including NSF, DOE, and NIH. In addition, the recent highly prestigious early-career awards, including NSF CAREER, DOE Early Career, and NIH R35 MIRA, show the increasing strength of the department’s research program.

The UNL College of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and seeks to

attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are

respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The

college fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all

individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Applications must be submitted via, requisition F_220220. Complete applications will include a cover letter, CV, a combined research and teaching statement (4 pages total, a minimum of 1 page for teaching), a diversity statement (1 page), and a list of references. Any applications that do not follow these guidelines or page limits will not get full consideration.

The position will remain open until filled but applications submitted before January 3, 2023 will receive full consideration. Please combine the teaching, research, and diversity statements into a single document for upload. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the rubrics used by our search committees to evaluate candidate statements: After the review of applications begins, those with any missing required statements may not be given full consideration.

For more information, please contact Dr. Rajib Saha, Associate Professor and Search Chair at

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Contact Information

  • Ethan Kreifels
    Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    820 N 16th St
    Othmer Hall 207
    Lincoln, NE 68588-0643
  • 4024722750

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