The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applicants for a tenured or tenure-track position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience level. Candidates must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a related field at the time of appointment, a record of excellence in scientific research, a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and evidence of commitment to diversity, inclusion, and advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups. Research interests in all areas related to chemical engineering will be considered, including computation/simulation and biotechnology/bioprocessing work complementing current departmental strengths. UVA is proud to have a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality and is committed to creating collaborative and diverse environments necessary to solve the next generation of research challenges.
Please apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Open-Rank-Faculty-Position-in-Chemical-Engineering_R0028962 and attach the following required applicant documents:
o Cover Letter with contact information for three references
o Research Statement
o Teaching Statement
o Diversity Statement
Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.
Review of applications will begin October 25, 2021, and will remain open until the position is filled.
For questions regarding the position please contact Prof. Steven Caliari at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at email@example.com.
The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification (FSAKA).
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With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minoritized groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission.
COVID Vaccination Requirement
The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.
NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.