Department Head

Blacksburg, Virginia
to be determined
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 27, 2021
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Chemical Engineering Department Head, Virginia Tech

The Department of Chemical Engineering (ChE) at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Department Head. The appointment requires a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field. Professional qualifications and experience should be consistent with the requirements for appointment at the rank of Full Professor with tenure. The applicant must have a distinguished record of scholarly publications, funded research, effective teaching, and professional and university service. The ideal candidate should have a proven record of outstanding administrative ability and academic leadership experience and a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in an academic environment. Interested persons should apply on-line at (Posting No. 515087). Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement summarizing their vision for the Department and enhancing diversity and inclusion, and contact information for at least three individuals providing references.

The department fully embraces Virginia Tech’s commitment to increase faculty, staff, and student diversity; to ensure a welcoming, affirming, safe, and accessible campus climate; to advance our research, teaching, and service mission through inclusive excellence; and to promote sustainable transformation through institutionalized structures. If you are a person with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Dr. Richey M. Davis at