Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Stream

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Compensation commensurate with experience
Feb 02, 2018
Apr 03, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time


 We seek an exceptional candidate at the assistant professor level for this non-tenure stream position with primary responsibilities related to teaching. Candidates must have BS and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering and a strong potential to teach all core courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, the candidate should excel in a secondary area such as research, education service activities that benefit the department, or research service activities that benefit the department. The Department has internationally recognized programs in Energy and Sustainability, Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Materials, Multi-Scale Modeling, and Biomedical Engineering. Active collaborations exist with several adjacent centers, including the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research Computing, the Center for Energy, the Petersen Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering, the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the U.S. DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory. Our Department has also recently established a strategic alliance with Lubrizol Corporation that includes educational and research components. The successful applicant will be committed to high quality teaching for a diverse student body and to assisting our department in enhancing diversity. Candidates from groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, submit the following as a single PDF file: (1) a cover letter; (2) CV; (3) a teaching plan; (4) a one-page plan to promote diversity in education; (5) names and contact information for four references; and (6) one of the following: a research plan, an education service plan, or a research service plan. Applications should be addressed to: Professor Robert S. Parker; Department of Chemical Engineering; 940 Benedum Hall; University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA 15261; phone 412-624-7364. Applications for this Fall Term 2018 position (starting in late August 2017) will be accepted via email only to In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 1, 2018. The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.