Assistant Professor - Chemical Engineering

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, Massachusetts
Based on Experience
Aug 13, 2018
Sep 12, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor - Chemical Engineering

University of Massachusetts Lowell



The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2019. The ideal candidate must have at least one degree (B.S., M.S. or Ph.D.) in Chemical Engineering and must have the Ph.D. degree at the time of application.

The candidate will contribute to our undergraduate and graduate teaching programs and enhance the diversity and excellence of the academic community through a combination of research, teaching and service.

Applicants from all areas in chemical engineering are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applications in advanced materials engineering (e.g. biomaterials, nanomaterials) or bioengineering. The successful candidate will develop a strong externally funded program with opportunity to collaborate with faculty in other disciplines.

Highly qualified candidates with an exceptional record of teaching and research, an established record of extramural funded research, and a demonstrated interest in collaborative research may be considered for a senior level appointment.


Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • A Ph.D. is required at the time of application
  • Applicant must also have at least one degree in Chemical Engineering (B.S., M.S. or Ph.D.) at the time of application
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse groups


Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching statement/philosophy, research statement, sample of scholarly work, and evidence of teaching to:

Names and contact information for three references will be required at the time of application.  Submission of teaching evaluations is optional

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.    


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.