Career Opportunities

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Academia Opportunity Listing

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Posted August 05, 2019

  • UCLA Samueli School of Engineering has initiated a Future Faculty Lectures program for advanced PhD students and post-doctoral scholars to visit UCLA to present their work. We welcome you to apply to our Future Faculty Lectures—an opportunity for advanced Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars to assess whether the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is the best fit for a faculty position. Our goal is to help our faculty tackle today’s greatest engineering challenges and empower students to become future change agents. If selected, you will be invited to present an hour-long seminar on your research; tour the vibrant UCLA campus; and meet with current faculty over lunch. We believe a relaxed environment with open dialog is the best way to learn about each other and the opportunities available at UCLA Samueli. The school will support all travel and lodging expenses. Please feel free to share this opportunity with friends and colleagues who may be interested in this opportunity.

Posted July 22, 2019

  • Princeton University
    Position: Assistant Professor
    Req.#: D-20-CBE-00001
    Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Princeton University seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, effective as early as September 1, 2020. The search is open to candidates specializing in any area of chemical and biological engineering.
  • Penn State
    Position: Assistant or Associate Professor
    Job No.: 87256
    Brief Description: The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, has openings for two tenure-line faculty positions. One position will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, while the second position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level. Both positions are scheduled to have a start date of July 1, 2020. The qualified candidate will have a PhD by the time of hire and expertise in one or more of the following areas of specialization: biomaterials, quantum materials, informatics, machine learning and data science in materials, energy materials, optoelectronic materials, polymer science, or metallurgy.

Posted April 01, 2019

  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    Position: Visiting Faculty position
    Brief Description: The department seeks candidates with a promise of excellence in teaching and an interest in the individual student.

Posted February 18, 2019

  • University of Florida
    Position: Lecturer, SR Lecturer, or Master Lecturer
    Department: Chemical Engineering
    Brief Description: We seek outstanding candidates who have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, or a closely related discipline. Applicants must have an outstanding record of academic and research accomplishments, a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching in chemical engineering, and a commitment to professional service (e.g., through participation in professional societies). The successful candidate will be expected to teach chemical engineering undergraduate and graduate courses, collaborate with faculty in and outside the department, and be involved in service to the university and the profession.
Industry Opportunity Listing

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Posted July 01, 2019

  • AbbVie
    Location: Illinois, Lake County
    Position: Sr. Scientist I, Engineering (Sr. Engineer)
    Req.#: D-20-CBE-00001
    Brief Description: The successful candidate will play a key role in the Process Chemical Engineering function within Process R&D. The core deliverable of the function is to develop robust commercial processes to manufacture small molecule APIs and ADCs. Selected candidate is expected to address challenging problems in chemical reactions, extractions, distillations, crystallizations, filtration and drying to meet the target chemical and physical property attributes of the product through an in-depth scientific assessment of these unit processes/operations. The candidate is also expected to lead identification and development of novel approaches and technologies to enhance efficiency in process development and commercialization. The candidate must exhibit a collaborative nature in identifying process challenges on a wide range of projects, and take on a leadership role in developing and implementing solutions.
  • BIOMARIN
    Position:  Scientist 1, Purification Process Development
    Location:  Novato, California
    Brief Description: The Scientist 1 is responsible for the development and characterization of purification processes for therapeutic proteins and gene therapy vectors, and for their implementation in manufacturing facilities. The Scientist 1 has expertise relevant to the development of purification processes for therapeutic proteins and gene therapy vectors. Working as part of a team, the Scientist strives to design individual process steps and to assemble them into complete processes that meet regulatory requirements and expectations for efficiency and product quality. Send CV’s directly to Rahul Sheth at rsheth@bmrn.com.

Posted June 04, 2019

  • Dentsply Sirona
    Position:  Chemical Processing Engineering – Operations
    Location:  Milford, Delaware
    Req. ID:  62296
    Brief Description: The Engineering Operations has openings for chemical engineers to provide continuous improvement for Safety, Cost, Quality and Reliability of production lines in order to increase plant efficiencies as well as provide day-to-day plant support and troubleshooting. Candidates hired for these role works with an extremely varied chemical portfolio and provide process engineering, chemical/chemistry support and detailed know how to the manufacturing team. You’ll be part of our local team and have potential internal exposure. We require a four year degree in Chemical Engineering, 2-5 years chemical process engineering experience in the medical device, chemical or pharmaceutical industries. Join our team and make a difference every day.

Posted April 15, 2019

  • Intel Corporation
    Position: Physical Science & Engineering Ph.D.s
    Brief Description: • The Technology Development group’s Thin Films division of Intel Corporation currently has openings for physical science and engineering Ph.D.s to support/direct R&D of advanced processing methods. Candidates hired for these positions will be responsible for developing the next generation of Intel’s microprocessors. If you are considering a career which places you at the leading edge of technological innovation with the world’s foremost semiconductor manufacturer, we encourage you to consider joining the team that is chartered with continuing to meet the challenge of Moore’s Law in the 21st century. Interested candidates should email resumes to FE-Planar-Metals_Hiring@intel.com.

Posted March 26, 2019

  • Regeneron
    Position: Process Scientist
    Location: Rensselaer, NY
    Brief Description: Open position for an entry level Ph.D. with a background in protein biochemistry and protein purification. Supports the Process Sciences Department IPC Development group through laboratory-scale validation and evaluation studies, as well as the design, implementation and maintenance of in-process control (IPC) programs for manufacturing bioprocesses.

Posted February 18, 2019

  • Pfizer
    Position: Senior Scientist
    Department: Materials Science
    Brief Description: The Senior Scientist (Particle Characterization) position is a laboratory-based position with responsibility for investigating and understanding the particle and surface properties of Pfizer’s drug molecules. Duties include generating particle and surface property data using state-of-the-art instrumentation and computer models, and interpreting the data to allow new medicines to be brought to the market. He/She serves on multidisciplinary project teams and is responsible for defining the preferred physical and surface attributes (particle shape/particle size/surface energy) of pharmaceutical powders needed for optimum performance. The position is based in Groton, CT (USA).
Internships/Fellowships

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  • The NASA/DESGC Graduate Fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020 is now open for applicants. These awards provide stipends of $27,600 to highly qualified graduate students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who are currently attending a DESGC member institution. Stipends are for one full year, and all recipients of these awards must be US Citizens.

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Career Opportunities