Assistant Professor

Fayetteville, AR
Commensurate with education and/or experience
Oct 06, 2017
Dec 05, 2017
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Engineering, Nanotechnology
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor  
Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering University of Arkansas


The Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of August 2018. Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or closely related field and be eligible to work in the United States. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to build a nationally recognized research program, and contribute to the mission of the university and department through teaching and service. The area of expertise is open, with preference given to candidates that align with current strengths of the department and the university. The department has a highly collaborative research environment, with strengths in nanotechnology, separations, life cycle analysis, and biomolecular engineering.

The Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering is endowed with over $13 million in funding and eleven endowed positions. The department houses the NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center on Membrane Science, Engineering and Technology. Campus user facilities include high-end microscopy and spectroscopy, surface characterization, microCT imaging, mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy, and a high-performance computing center. Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas has ten colleges and schools and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation in research activity.  

For further information go to or contact Dr. Shannon Servoss at Applicants are asked to provide a one-page letter of application, a curriculum vita, a three-page statement of research interests, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and three references. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2017. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed until the position is filled.  

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.