University of South Florida Tenure-track faculty position in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

University of South Florida Tampa, FL
Sep 29, 2017
Nov 28, 2017
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

The University of South Florida invites applications for Tenure-track faculty position in

Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

The department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for tenure-track faculty.  An earned Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field and a clear potential for national prominence through externally funded research and teaching are required.  Exceptional applicants for the rank of Associate/Full Professor will also be considered and must have demonstrated strong and existing capabilities in externally funded research, instruction, and mentoring of students.  Applications from all areas of chemical engineering in the fields of energy and sustainability, advanced materials, and biotechnology/bioprocess engineering, are welcome. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

The Department has sixteen (16) faculty members and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs.  The faculty members have strong collaborations with all departments within the College of Engineering, as well as the Colleges of Medicine, Arts & Sciences, Behavioral and Community Sciences and Education.  In addition, the faculty members have strong ties with several centers and institutes at USF, which include leadership roles in the Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research, Clean Energy Research Center, Florida Energy Systems Consortium, and Functional Materials Research Institute.  Strong collaborations exist with members of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Center for Assistive Rehabilitation Robotics & Technologies,  Center for Wireless and Microwave Information Systems, and USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute.  Detailed information about the Department can be found at

The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is a Top 50 research university among both public and private institutions nationwide in total research expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. Serving nearly 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities.  We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more. 

Applicants must submit a detailed curriculum vitae and names of at least four professional references. In addition, the application should include a statement of their teaching and research plans.  The cover letter indicating your interest in the specific rank should be addressed to Faculty Search Committee Chair, Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, ENB 118, Tampa, Florida, 33620.  Review of applications will continue until filled.

We especially encourage applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities. Applicants must submit their application electronically with supporting documentation as one file directly online to: (Applicants search Job Opening ID#11560). . 

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To request disability accommodations in the application and interview process, please notify Khoa Dinh, EOL Coordinator at (813) 974-9272.

USF is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.