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Assistant Professor Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Cleveland State University
Cleveland, Ohio
commensurate with qualifications
Closing date
Jan 25, 2022

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Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
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Tenure-track, Assistant Professor position

Chemical & Biomedical Engineering at Cleveland State University

Department: Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Position: Tenure-track; Assistant Professor, Full-time.

Start Date: August 22, 2022

Duties: Initiate and sustain a vigorous sponsored research program, teach graduate/ undergraduate courses in Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, supervise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students and their research, and participate in University governance.

CSU is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. CSU is striving to be a nationally recognized and student-focused public research institution that provides accessible, affordable, and Engaged Learning opportunities for all.

Minimum Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in chemical engineering or equivalent; Doctorate in chemical engineering or related fields. Demonstrated evidence of scholarly excellence

Preferred Qualifications: Research productivity as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications; evidence of external funded research; visibility in professional societies; ability to teach chemical engineering undergraduate and/or graduate level courses; potential to complement existing areas of strength in the department and for collaborative research with faculty from other programs at CSU, and ability to make a positive contribution to CSU’s inclusive community.

Applications should include (1) Cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research experience and plans, (4) statement on teaching experience and plans, (5) contact details of at least three professional references, and (6) a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion, (7) unofficial transcripts of undergraduate and graduate level coursework.

Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. Applicants should provide evidence of experience serving a diverse student population and explain how they will make a positive contribution to CSU’s diverse community. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should note how their work will contribute to CSU’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as an urban serving university.

Review of applications will begin January 24, 2022  and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at

Cleveland State University is centrally located in vibrant downtown Cleveland, Ohio, adjacent to major cultural venues (Playhouse Square), Lake Erie, and three major sports arenas. The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Chemical Engineering. The Department also offers Masters and Doctoral degrees in Biomedical Engineering through a joint program with the Lerner Research Institute of the Cleveland Clinic. Plenty of opportunities exist for collaborative research with academia, industry, and medical institutions in Northeast Ohio. The Department has a track record of attracting funding from the State of Ohio, federal (NASA, NSF, NIH, USDA) and private agencies, and industry. The Chemistry and Biology (BGES) departments at CSU and the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic host extensive equipment and instrumentation for research.

For additional information, consult the Department’s website: (  Please contact Chandra Kothapalli, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, at for any questions on the position and application process.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Hire is contingent upon the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials (including evidence of a Ph.D.) and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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