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Department: Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering

College/Division: College of Engineering/Academic Affairs

Salary Plan: Faculty

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negotiable

Position Number: 00044799

Organization Summary:

The Department of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering at USF is the fastest rising chemical engineering and overall engineering department in the United States according to U.S. News and World Report for the past 4 years. The Department of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering at USF currently has 18 full-time faculty, 3 interdisciplinary faculty, and 1 active emeritus faculty. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering and in conjunction with the College of Engineering offers an M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering. In addition to strong collaborations with colleagues from across the College of Engineering, faculty members in the department enjoy strong collaborations with a number of research centers on campus (e.g. the Clean Energy Research Center and the Nanotechnology Research and Education Center). Faculty members in the department also have collaborations with the extensive medical enterprise at USF including the USF Morsani College of Medicine, the National Cancer Institute H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, the Center for Assistive Rehabilitation Robotics and Technologies, the USF Heart Institute, and the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute. Detailed information about the department can be found at http://chbme.eng.usf.edu.

The College of Engineering at the University of South Florida comprises seven departments, serving nearly 6,000 students and offers ABET-accredited undergraduate degrees in seven programs, as well as 12 master’s and eight doctoral degrees. The College is ranked #55 among public universities in the USNWR 2021 Best Engineering Graduate Program Rankings. The College has 12 major research centers and institutes and is actively engaged in local and global research activities with significant ongoing work in a variety of areas including energy and sustainability, advanced materials, biotechnology and biomedical engineering, computing technology, and transportation. For the fiscal year 2019-2020, the College had $39 million in research expenditures

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at www.usf.edu.

With more than 16,000 employees, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. USF is committed to building, educating, and sustaining a talented, engaged, and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. USF also offers a first class benefits package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program, generous leave programs, and much more.

Position Summary:

The Department of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for tenure/tenure-track Associate Professor faculty positions, expected to commence August 2021 or thereafter. Exceptional applicants for the rank of Associate Professor must have a strong record of externally funded research, outstanding scholarly work and publications, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and national and/or international recognition for their work. Applications from all areas of chemical engineering and its related fields are welcome. Applicants working in the fields of bioengineering and/or biotechnology, energy and sustainability, catalysis and reaction engineering, computational modeling and simulation, advanced materials, and separations are particularly encouraged to apply.

Significant record of scholarship in a department with undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Chemical Engineering. Experience working in a multicultural and diverse environment. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. A strong record of both external grant funding and scholarship as demonstrated through refereed journal publications.


Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Applicants must have conducted prior research work and produced scholarly publications in refereed and other professional journals. Applicants must also meet all university criteria for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited institution. Have a demonstrated record of high quality research and scholarly publications that is recognized nationally.

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Posted: July 11, 2021
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