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Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Positions - Open Rank

University of South Carolina Chemical Engineering
Columbia, South Carolina
$80,000.00 - $200,000.00
Closing date
Jan 9, 2024

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College of Engineering and Computing – Department of Chemical Engineering Tenured or Tenure-Track 
Faculty Positions – Open Rank

The College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina is continuing to 
expand its tenured and tenure-track ranks significantly. As part of this growth, the Department of 
Chemical Engineering seeks dynamic tenured and tenure-track faculty members for Fall 2024. 
Applicants at all ranks are encouraged to apply. Applicants for the rank of Assistant Professor 
rank must possess a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related field by the time of 
appointment and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research; applicants for the 
rank of Associate Professor and Full Professor must also have years of relevant academic experience 
commensurate with academic policy by the time of appointment, with a strong, sustained record of 
excellence in teaching and research.

We seek candidates whose expertise and approach aligns with both the core strengths of the 
Department, including especially experimental heterogeneous catalysis, as well as cross- cutting 
initiatives identified by the College. Successful candidates will be expected to develop and 
sustain an internationally recognized research program. The University is a partner in the 
management and operation of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River National Laboratory 
(SRNL), with a goal of expanding collaborative research partnerships and developing the advanced 
workforce for SRNL; therefore, the Department is interested in applicants whose programs will 
support DOE priorities in energy security, national security, and sustainability broadly writ. In 
alignment with the University’s focus on applied AI, we are also interested in candidates who use 
AI to advance knowledge and discovery in their specific research field. Joint appointments with 
SRNL may be considered.

Review of applications will begin on December 11ᵗʰ, 2023 and continue until the open position(s) 
are filled. The expected start date is August 16, 2024. Applicants must apply via USCJobs 
[] with the following information: (1) a letter of intent, 
(2) curriculum vitae, (3) a concise description of research and teaching plans, and (4) names & 
contact information of at least 3 references.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities 
or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, 
disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender (including transgender), gender identity or 
expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDs status, military status, national origin, pregnancy 
(false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, childbirth, recovery therefrom or related medical 
conditions, breastfeeding), race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, 
sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other bases under federal, state, local law, or 


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