The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at the University of South Florida invites applications for tenure-track faculty position(s), expected to commence August 2019 or thereafter. An earned Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering a closely related field by the start of employment is required. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in scholarly research and publications, a demonstrated record of or potential for sustaining an externally funded research program, and a strong commitment to and potential for teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. Exceptional applicants for the rank of Associate or Full Professor will also be considered and must have a strong record of externally funded research, outstanding scholarly work and publications, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and national and/or international recognition for their work. Applications from all areas of chemical engineering and its related fields are welcome. Applicants working in the fields of bioengineering and/or biotechnology, energy and sustainability, advanced materials, and separations are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from women and minority candidates are also strongly encouraged.
The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at USF currently has 20 full-time faculty, 4 interdisciplinary faculty, and 2 active emeritus faculty. In addition to strong collaborations with colleagues from across the College of Engineering, faculty members in the department enjoy strong collaborations with a number of research centers on campus (e.g. the Clean Energy Research Center and the Nanotechnology Research and Education Center). Faculty members in the department also have collaborations with the extensive medical enterprise at USF including the USF Morsani College of Medicine, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Center for Assistive Rehabilitation Robotics and Technologies, the USF Heart Institute, and the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute. Detailed information about the department can be found at http://chbme.eng.usf.edu.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is a top 50 research university among both public and private institutions nationwide in total research expenditures (source: National Science Foundation). Serving more than 49,000 students, the USF system has an annual budget of more than $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. The College of Engineering has more than 7500 students and continues on a tremendous growth trajectory in terms of both student enrollments, facilities, and faculty size.
With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. We are committed to building, educating, and sustaining a talented, engaged, and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program, generous leave programs, and much more.
Applicants must submit a detailed curriculum vitae and names of at least four professional references. In addition, the application should include a statement of the applicant’s teaching plans and a detailed statement of the applicant’s research plans. The cover letter indicating your interest in the specific rank should be addressed to:
Faculty Search Committee Chair Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering University of South Florida 4202 E. Fowler Ave., ENB 118 Tampa, FL 33620
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. Applicants must submit their application electronically with all supporting documents as one file directly online to http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/careers/ . Applications should search for Job Opening ID# 18282). Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To request disability accommodations in the application and interview process, please notify Khoa Dinh, EOL Coordinator at (813) 974-9272. USF is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.