DEPARTMENT of Chemical and BioLOGICAL Engineering
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Colorado School of Mines invites applications for an anticipated Assistant Professor position, beginning fall 2014.
From its inception in 1952, the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department has focused on education and basic and applied research aimed at 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 level. 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. These research and educational activities take place in one of the most scenic locations in the United States. For more information about the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, please visit http://chemeng.mines.edu
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and graduate courses in their area of specialty. The candidate must mentor PhD students and develop and sustain a strong, externally funded research program. Further, the successful candidate will be expected to work effectively in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment within the Department and across the Mines campus. Research areas in which faculty will be sought are broad; however, we have particular interest in catalysis, biochemical engineering, sustainable energy production, interfacial engineering, and biomedical engineering.
Mines encourages applications from qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and service.
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.
Compensation: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Mines also provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health insurance, dependent tuition benefits, parental leave policies and dependent care assistance through a flexible spending plan.
How to Apply: Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interest, and a list of names and contact information for three references to: Colorado School of Mines, Human Resources Office, Search #14-081630, 1500 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401, Fax: (303) 384-2025.
Mines is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its campus community. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment with Mines is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background investigation