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The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Current Position Openings

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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Business Title:  Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Additional Titles: 280-NN – Associate Professor
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Faculty
Job Family: Faculty – Academic – Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The successful candidate is expected to establish a dynamic, externally funded, nationally recognized research program, teach core and elective undergraduate and graduate courses in chemical engineering and/or bioengineering, mentor a diverse group of students, perform professional service at a level commensurate with rank, and publish scholarly work. VSCEB welcomes strong candidates who can complement departmental strengths in catalysis, bioengineering, and biochemical engineering. Priority will be given to candidates whose work shows significant promise and the potential to uniquely strengthen existing programs. Successful candidates will be able to build collaborations with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as well as other departments at WSU.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates for all ranks must hold a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, bioengineering, biochemical or biomedical engineering, or a closely related field prior to the start of the appointment, an ability to teach core chemical engineering and/or bioengineering classes, and a commitment to collaborate with diverse internal and external groups.

Assistant Professor candidates must have a demonstrated record of scholarly work and potential to establish a robust nationally-recognized, extramurally funded research program that complements and uniquely strengthens existing program(s) within the school.

Associate Professor candidates must have a proven track record commensurate with rank including continued extramural research funding, publication of high-impact work in top-tier journals, evidence of effective teaching, and a commitment to service.

Full professor candidates must demonstrate distinguished records of scholarship, leadership, curricular innovation, entrepreneurship, international recognition, and an excellent current and past funding record.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
Department Name: Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164
Department Link: voiland.wsu.edu
Monthly Salary: Commensurate upon qualifications and experience.
FTE: 100%
Tenure Track: Yes
This is a Permanent position.
Screening Begin Date:  This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin October 14, 2022.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) a cover letter indicating the level of position sought and summarizing qualifications; 2) a curriculum vita; 3) a statement of research plans and potential synergy with VSCEB and other WSU faculty research activities (approximately 2 pages); 4) a statement of teaching experience and interests (1-2 pages); 5) a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement (approximately 1 page); and 6) contact information for 4 professional references.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Applications should include:

  1. A cover letter indicating the level of position sought and summarizing qualifications
  2. A curriculum vita
  3. A statement of research plans and potential synergy with VSCEB and other WSU faculty research activities (approximately 2 pages)
  4. A statement of teaching experience and interests (1-2 pages)
  5. A Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement (approximately 1 page)
  6. Contact information for 4 professional references.

We expect successful candidates to begin on August 16, 2023. WSU is an EO/AA Educator/Employer.

Time Type:  Full time


 

Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor

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Business Title: Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor
Additional Titles: 159-NN – Teaching Associate Professor – Career
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Faculty
Job Family: Faculty – Academic – Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering (VSCEB) at Washington State University (WSU) Pullman, WA invites applications for two full-time, academic year (9 months) Teaching (Career Track) Assistant/Associate Professor positions.

The first individual who is hired into this position will be responsible for teaching the capstone bioengineering design sequence, and up to three other courses per year, which may include bioengineering transport phenomena, cellular bioengineering, instrumentation, numerical methods for bioengineers, quantitative physiology, or other courses as appropriate for the successful candidate.

The second individual who is hired will be responsible for teaching the capstone chemical engineering design sequence, and up to three core chemical engineering courses per year, which may include mass and energy balances, transport phenomena, fluid mechanics and heat transfer, thermodynamics, kinetics and reactor design, process control, or other courses as appropriate for the successful candidate. The ability to contribute to both programs, chemical engineering and bioengineering, will be considered an asset.

The duties for both positions will also include participating in curriculum development, participating in continuous program assessment activities, advising students, mentoring, and interacting with students, supporting student recruitment activities, and collaborating with others within the VSCEB, the University or other organizations. The duties may also include mentoring student professional society clubs and activities.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates for both Assistant and Associate ranks must hold a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related field by the appointment start date or hold a Master’s degree in one of the above disciplines and have at least a combined record of three (3) years of teaching and/or industrial experience.
Candidates with experience in curriculum development or relevant industrial experience that would inform capstone design course instruction are preferred.

For the Associate rank, candidates must demonstrate sustained excellence in teaching. Scholarly contributions and service will also be considered such as educational publications, presentations, funding, involvement in ABET accreditation, etc.

Additional Information:

The individual hired for this position will join existing faculty members in the Voiland School. As of Fall 2022, approximately 290 undergraduate (B.S.), 58 Ph.D. and 4 M.S. students collectively are enrolled in the two programs offered by the VSCEB. We currently graduate about 49 BS students and 18 graduate students each year. We plan to grow these undergraduate and graduate enrollments through new, innovative offerings. Application review will begin on October 17 and continue until the positions are filled. Expected start dates for the appointments are August 16, 2023.

Area/College: Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture (VCEA)
Department Name: Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164
Department Link: voiland.wsu.edu
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with upon qualifications and experience.
FTE: 100%
Tenure Track: No
This is a Permanent position.

Screening Begin Date: This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin October 17, 2022.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Required Documents:

Candidates should be prepared to upload the following documents into their online applications:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. A cover letter
  3. Teaching statement
  4. Diversity, equity, and inclusion statement
  5. Contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

Time Type: Full time


WSU is an EEO/AA/ADA employer committed to providing equal opportunity without regard to national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. WSU is committed to excellence through diversity, has faculty friendly policies including a partner accommodation program, on-site childcare availability, and a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering and math (see https://advance.wsu.edu/initiatives/). These open positions are part of WSU’s priority to build a diverse faculty and, as such, female and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.