Chemical and Biological Engineering - Open Rank Professor

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Work type: Tenure/Tenured Track Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Position Title: Chemical and Biological Engineering- Open Rank Professor
Job Description: The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) at Colorado School of Mines (Mines) invites applications for positions at all ranks, and is especially interested in applications from women and underrepresented minorities. Desirable candidates are those who are excited to share in our mission to address the challenges of creating a sustainable global society through educating the next generation of leading scientists and engineers and expanding the frontiers of knowledge through research.

The successful candidate(s) will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialty and to mentor graduate students as they develop and sustain a strong, externally funded research program. We are especially interested in candidate(s) whose approach is interdisciplinary and will work broadly and collaboratively, both within the Department and across the Mines campus. While applicants of all ranks and research areas will be considered, we have particular interest in Assistant Professor applicants with expertise in transport phenomena, catalysis, bioengineering, sustainable energy production, and soft materials who are able to work synergistically with other CBE/Mines faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field, and demonstrated potential for successful teaching, scholarship and service. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal and communications skills.
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Department Description: From its inception in 1952, the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department has focused on education and basic and applied research that addresses problems of national interest. We maintain a high-quality, well-funded research program (~$7 million in annual research awards) with strong participation from students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Approximately 80 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars study within a broad research portfolio, including major programs in gas hydrates, energy, soft materials, biomedical research, electronic materials, simulation and modeling, and pedagogy. Many faculty benefit from close collaborations with local partners such as the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHC). These research and educational activities take place in one of the most scenic locations in the United States.  For more information about the CBE Department please visit
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a curriculum vitae, cover letter and statements of research and of teaching interests (required). Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin by October 15, 2017.  To ensure full consideration, please submit your application by that date.
Compensation: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit:
Background Investigation Required: Yes


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