Bucknell University invites applications for two tenure-track professor (open rank) positions in chemical engineering to begin in August 2017. While we expect to hire at the assistant level, we are open to outstanding candidates at all ranks. We seek candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship within a program that emphasizes a transformative undergraduate experience. The successful candidates will have the ability to provide excellent classroom and laboratory instruction across the core chemical engineering curriculum, the ability to advise undergraduate research projects, and the ability to offer electives in their field of specialization. Both positions are open to highly qualified applicants in any area of research. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or ABD in chemical engineering or a closely related field by the start date. The Department of Chemical Engineering seeks student-centered faculty members with a demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity and the university's liberal arts mission.
Further details on the department of chemical engineering may be found at www.bucknell.edu/chemicalengineering. Candidates are asked to submit a professional cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, statement of research interests, and the names and email addresses of three references. The search committee chair is Dr. Wakabayashi, Department of Chemical Engineering, Bucknell University. Applications will only be accepted online through the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/36709. Reviews will begin October 1, 2016, and continue until the positions are filled.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and appealing amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.