Open Rank Faculty Search - ChBE

University of Maryland, College Park
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Aug 24, 2018
Oct 23, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time


DEPARTMENT:      Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

STARTING SALARY:  Commensurate

DUTIES:  The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park ( invites applications for candidates to apply for full-time tenure-track and tenured faculty position(s).

The hires will conduct research, teach and mentor students, and work with others in a spirit of collaboration to enhance the impact of the department.  This will include strong scholarship, innovative teaching of both graduate and undergraduate students, participation in faculty governance and institution-building, service to the broader scientific community, and forming partnerships within the department, school, university and/or with industrial, governmental, or community partners.  Senior hires are expected to have demonstrated leadership and should plan to have impact in new areas.  We are interested in applications from individuals working on a broad range of problems in all areas of Chemical Engineering. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have received/receive a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a related discipline prior to employment.  We seek the best candidates, irrespective of research field or academic rank. 

Candidates will be expected to establish an imaginative, well-funded and collaborative research program that will serve to educate graduate and undergraduate students and advance the field.  Candidates should be effective communicators and have an ability and interest in working with diverse student populations having a variety of backgrounds, learning styles, and skill levels.  Candidates will also contribute to the teaching of undergraduates and graduate courses within the department. The most competitive candidates will have demonstrated postdoctoral experience or equivalent for the rank of Assistant Professor.  Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor should have a strong record of research, educational activities, and service as well as a strong funding history. 

To APPLY:  For best consideration, applications should be submitted by 11/9/2018, but the positions will remain open until filled.  Based upon our commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion, those who have experience engaging with a range of faculty, staff, and students and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their application materials.  The review of applications will begin as they are received and continue until the positions are filled.


Please submit electronically to; position number 124194, the following materials/documents:
1) Cover Letter 
2) Curriculum Vitae 
3) Statement of Research
4) Statement of Teaching Interests 
5) Minimum of (3) professional references with contact information (Company/Agency/Institution, phone & email addresses)

In the statement of teaching interests, candidates are encouraged to discuss past present and future mentoring and outreach plans and experiences.

POINT of CONTACT: Questions about the position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Prof. Raymond A. Adomaitis, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD 20742-2111, Email:

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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