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Requisition # 71694

Position Basics

Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, September 18th, 2017
College:College of Engineering
Department:Chemical & Biochemical Engineering


Salary:$76,000.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at The University of Iowa invites applications for an Instructional Faculty track appointment in chemical engineering with a start date of Fall 2018. The ranks within this instructional track include Lecturer, Associate Professor of Instruction, and Professor of Instruction. It is expected that the successful candidate will be an engaging and effective teacher of undergraduate chemical engineering classes. Position responsibilities include classroom teaching of undergraduate courses, effective laboratory development and supervision, undergraduate student advising, and working with other faculty on innovative teaching methods and curricular advances.

The University of Iowa understands the link between diversity and excellence in education.  We embrace our responsibility to create a welcoming and inclusive campus culture so that all community members are able to unlock their own potential and be prepared for their future.  Faculty members in the College of Engineering contribute to this mission in all areas of faculty effort by designing curricula, research programs, and engagement opportunities that advance understanding of diversity and emphasize the value of global citizenship.  Candidates are asked to provide a Commitment to Diversity statement addressing their experience, current activities, and/or future plans to advance diversity and inclusion in alignment with the University of Iowa’s mission and values.

The University of Iowa is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community with support systems for all persons to thrive. We are committed to mentorship of faculty and to creating a vibrant and inclusive educational environment.  We enthusiastically invite applications from women and underrepresented minority groups.   We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career | Build a Life.” For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see:  https://worklife.uiowa.edu/.

Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2017, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Further inquiries regarding this position can be sent to: chemeng@engineering.uiowa.edu.

***Note to applicants: Candidates must submit a letter of application with a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a current curriculum vitae, a Commitment to Diversity Statement, and the names and addresses of three references.

Education Requirement:

An earned doctorate in chemical engineering or a related discipline.

Required Qualifications:

  • Effective communication, teaching, and leadership skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience, especially in undergraduate chemical engineering classroom and laboratory courses.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter with Teaching Interests & Philosophy
Commitment to Diversity Statement
 Number of References:  3

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Contact Information

Contact:David G Rethwisch - chemeng@engineering.uiowa.edu
Cend-Chemical & Biochem Engine
4138 SC
Department URL: https://cbe.engineering.uiowa.edu/

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