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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

CEMS University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Closing date
Nov 5, 2022

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Outstanding candidates with a Ph.D. in any area related to chemical engineering and materials science will be considered, including biology, chemistry, physics, and other related engineering disciplines. Candidates should have a distinguished academic and research record appropriate to their career stage, a commitment to teaching in a highly interdisciplinary department and advancing its diversity and excellence.

About the Job
The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science ( at the University of Minnesota seeks to fill two full-time faculty positions at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Associate Professor (tenured) or Professor (tenured) level.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out vigorous programs of original research at a world-class level, advise a diverse group of graduate students, teach a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS), and participate in Departmental and University governance.

About the Department
The Department's unique culture blends chemical and materials engineering to focus on a broad spectrum of problems central to economic growth, quality of life, sustainability, safety and security. CEMS faculty pursue teaching and research in a collaborative and inclusive environment that produces exciting synergies and an exceptional spirit of collegiality. To learn more about CEMS, please visit the department website (

Application Instructions
Applications must be submitted online: To be considered for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions. This position requires that you attach the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vita (including a list of publications); research plan; teaching interests; diversity statement; list of three references with contact information. Please do not submit actual publications, writing samples or in-press papers since those materials will not be reviewed.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received, with applications received prior to October 31 given priority. These positions will remain open until filled. To request an accommodation during the application process, please email or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Background Check Information
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment. Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the University's COVID-19 Response webpage.

About the U of M: The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

EEO/AA Policy
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

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