Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering

Houston, Texas
Commensurate with experience
Nov 18, 2020
Dec 18, 2020
Field of specialization
Education, Engineering
Job Type
Full time

The William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Houston (UH) seeks tenure-track candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor. The department ( is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student population. The department is home to 19 full-time faculty, 110 doctoral students, and approximately 600 undergraduate students. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to collaborative research and educational efforts that align with departmental strengths in biomolecular engineering, materials, catalysis, and energy and the environment. Appointment to our faculty requires a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a related field.

Applications should be submitted online at the link below. A complete application consists of: (1) a cover letter; (2) a Curriculum Vitae; (3) a detailed description of research interests (not to exceed 5 pages); (4) a statement of education, discussing teaching interests and experience, mentoring experience, and ideas to enhance equity and retention (not to exceed 2 pages); (5) copies of three publications; and (6) the name and contact information (phone number and email address) of three references whom we may contact. Review of applications will begin by December 1, 2020, although applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

The University of Houston, the second most ethnically diverse major research university in the United States, is a Hispanic Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. Students come to UH from more than 137 nations and from across the world. Houston is home to the Texas Medical Center (less than four miles from UH) and has a broad industrial base in energy, aeronautics, and technology. Thus, the environment is rich in potential for numerous collaborative opportunities. UH is also an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities in receipt of National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase the number and success of women faculty in STEM fields. The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.