Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, TX

Job posting number: #7062345

Posted: November 14, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Required Application Materials

To apply, qualified candidates must submit:

a cover letter
curriculum vitae
statement of research interests
statement of teaching philosophy
names and contact information for three references
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Purpose of Position

The College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Tyler (UT Tyler) invites applications for tenure-track positions in the recently established Jasper Department of Chemical Engineering. We welcome applications from candidates in all areas of Chemical Engineering.

Thanks to the generosity of the Jasper family, a seven-figure founding gift is in place for the recruitment of students, faculty, and the establishment of labs. Cluster hires will be considered should a strong team of applicants express interest. Existing office, laboratory, and classroom spaces as well as other resources have been committed. Highly qualified applicants will be considered for startup funding through the University of Texas System STARS Program ( Candidates are expected to qualify for a tenure-track position in the newly established department at the rank of Assistant Professor, although exceptionally well-qualified candidates could be considered for higher rank.

The Jasper Department of Chemical Engineering Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at the Tyler campus, and new faculty members will be expected to contribute to the effort that will result in ABET accreditation within two years.

About UT Tyler

Located in beautiful wooded East Texas, UT Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. UT Tyler offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering. UT Tyler offers courses at its three campuses in East Texas and at the Houston Engineering Center. Information about the college, the University and the Tyler area can be found on the web at

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, or a closely related field;
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with ABET-EAC accreditation and involvement in the program assessment process;
A proven record of excellence in teaching, research and service;
Experience with Chemical Engineering curriculum development;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff and students.

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