Open Rank Faculty Position

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Depends on experience
Nov 01, 2018
Nov 30, 2018
Field of specialization
Education, Engineering
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at the University of New Mexico
(UNM) is seeking applicants for two open-rank faculty positions (hiring level commensurate with 
experience). We seek innovative and collaborative researchers and educators in broad areas of 
chemical engineering. Applications are particularly encouraged in energy-, bio- and 
materials-related areas. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop a high- impact 
independent research program that cuts across disciplines, departments, and research centers, and 
the dedication to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Our faculty actively collaborate with federally funded research centers, a nationally ranked School 
of Medicine, and nearby laboratories (Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 
and Air Force Research Laboratory). The UNM Lobo Rainforest ( provides 
an entrepreneurial ecosystem that includes STC.UNM (, innovation Academy 
(, and other elements that translate research to market.
Qualified candidates will have earned a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related 
discipline by the time of appointment. Preferred candidates should have the ability and dedication 
to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching activities, the ability to contribute to 
graduate education and professional development within the interdisciplinary chemical engineering 
graduate program. Applicants should also have evidence of potential for developing a nationally and 
internationally recognized research program, and an established research program with national and 
international recognition is expected at the senior level. All applicants should have a 
demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working 
with broadly diverse communities.
For best consideration, applicants must submit an application using UNMJobs (web link here) 
applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of proposed research, statement 
of teaching plans, list of at least three professional references, and highlight summary 
(downloadable from for best consideration, 
by November 30, 2018.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an 
Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual 
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other 
protected class.

The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. The Department of Chemical
& Biological Engineering is partnering with ADVANCE at UNM ( to recruit and 
retain excellent faculty. Albuquerque and the surrounding areas offer a family friendly and 
culturally diverse environment with excellent weather and numerous
opportunities for outdoor recreation (WhyABQ?