Assistant Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering

locationPaducah, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/21/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering

Requisition Number

Working Title
Assistant Professor

Department Name
8H090:OISTL/Engineering Distance Learning

Work Location
Paducah, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Chemical and Materials Engineering (or closely related field). Candidates with specialties in all areas of Chemical and Materials Engineering will be considered.

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Job Summary

University of Kentucky: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Extended Campus Program in Paducah, KY.

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-eligible, 9-month appointment (Special Title Series) faculty position in chemical engineering at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2024. The position is associated with the University of Kentucky chemical engineering program at the extended campus in Paducah, KY. The College of Engineering administers ABET-accredited bachelor’s degree programs in chemical engineering and mechanical engineering at Paducah, with a total of eight full-time faculty.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in chemical engineering with the capability to teach across the entire chemical engineering undergraduate curriculum. Individuals should have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, and the motivation to sustain a program of independent scholarship through innovative educational activities, the direction of undergraduate and graduate research and other independent and collaborative research endeavors. Research collaborations with local industry and faculty on the Lexington campus are encouraged. Employment at UK comes with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well‐being and career development, with leadership striving to provide a strong work‐life integration. To learn more about these benefits, please visit: https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits

The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department believes that diversity contributes to our creativity, innovation, and success as scientists and engineers. As such, we welcome and support applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Candidates should apply for the position at
the deadline for acceptance of applications is 04/05/2024. Submit PDF files consisting of a statement detailing teaching interests and experience, a statement of research/scholarly interests; complete curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information for at least three references. For more information, please contact Dr. Jeff Seay at jeffrey.seay@uky.edu.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Minorities, veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.