Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 41284-Johnstown Engr-Chemical
Position Number 0002607
Position Details

Chemical Engineering: The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown invites applications for a tenureĀ­ stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the new Department of Chemical Engineering available beginning in the Fall of 2018. This position requires broad knowledge in the areas of chemical engineering with a focus on Process Control and Design. Broader areas include thermodynamics, transport phenomena, reactive processes, petroleum, systems design, safety and ethics, and foundations. The position also requires teaching service courses in basic engineering science and chemistry as required. It is required that applicants have industrial experience related to chemical engineering practice. The Chemical Engineering Department will offer a broad-based B.S. in Engineering. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an undergraduate teaching college and the primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to teach the equivalent of four courses (lecture and laboratory) per term. Additional responsibilities include: professional development as a faculty member, course and laboratory development, academic advising, supervision of student design projects, and university service. A Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering and a minimum of three years of relevant industrial experience are required, as well as excellent communication skills. Professional registration and previous teaching experience are a plus. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their leadership, research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Interested parties should provide a complete application package as outlined below.

Application Package
In order to be considered, an application package must include:
1. Letter of Application including a statement of interest in the position
2. Statements about teaching and research interests
3. Complete resume’ or curriculum vitae
4. Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (for initial screening)
5. List of three references that include: current address, telephone number, FAX and E-mail address.

Incomplete packages cannot be evaluated.

Application Process

Send a complete application package to:
Ms. B. Newfield
CEE Position 2607
205 Engineering and Science Building University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Johnstown, PA 15904
Electronic submissions should be sent to Ms. Newfield at brn10@pitt.edu .

For information contact the chair of the search committee:
Dr. Jerry Samples, samples@pitt.edu, (814) 269-7244

Review of applications wiU begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an undergraduate college of the University of Pittsburgh enrolling 3000 undergraduates in over 40 majors. Johnstown is located approximately 80 miles east of Pittsburgh. The campus is situated on a picturesque 650 acres in the Laurel Highland Region of Western Pennsylvania.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 12/07/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 02/07/2018
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