Assistant Teaching Professor, Chemical Engineering

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Compensation commensurate with experience
Apr 02, 2019
Jun 01, 2019
Field of specialization
Biological, Education, Engineering
Job Type
Full time

Requisition 9245

Drexel University was founded in Philadelphia in 1891 to provide educational opportunities for women and men of all backgrounds. Now, as a comprehensive research university with over 26,000 students across its 15 colleges and schools, Drexel’s strength in co-operative education, experiential learning, and translational research provides its students and faculty with excellent opportunities for career success. Known for innovation and dramatic growth, Drexel has earned top rankings from U.S. News & World Report, appearing among its Top 100 National Universities for the past seven years and on its Best Colleges list for the past 11 years.

Job Overview:

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at Drexel University invites applications for a teaching faculty appointment at the assistant, associate, or full professor level in the areas of transport phenomena, unit operations, process design, and statistics.  We seek to hire an individual who could handle other instructional areas within the chemical engineering curriculum as needs arise.


Applicants should have a BS and Graduate degree in chemical engineering, industrial experience or teaching experience, or both, a familiarity with the structure of a university setting such as Drexel University, superior communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff, and a strong desire to educate undergraduate students.

Applicants with industrial experience in chemical or biological processes or with undergraduate teaching experience and excellent teaching ratings, or both, are preferred.

Essential Functions:

Applicants must apply through Drexeljobs for consideration.

Developing and teaching assigned courses effectively, including both theoretical and practical aspects, participating in departmental curriculum efforts, including development and assessment activities, and serving on the undergraduate curriculum committee.

Supplemental Posting Information:

Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package, including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, welcomes individuals form diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and believes that an inclusive and respectful environment enriches the University community and the educational and employment experience of its members.  The University prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, status as a veteran or special disabled veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and any other prohibited characteristic. Please visit our website to view all University Policies and Workplace Postings.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the result of the background investigation.

To apply for this position, please apply online at: or visit and search for Assistant Teaching Professor. The requisition number is 9245.

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