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Academia Opportunity Listing

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Posted September 23, 2019
    • University of California, Santa Barbara
      Position: Assistant Professors of Chemical Engineering
      Job #: JPF01504
      Brief Description: The Chemical Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara is seeking applications as part of an external search for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions with a start date of July 1, 2020 or later. At a minimum, applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application. Applicants must have a PhD degree or equivalent in chemical engineering or a related field by time of appointment as Assistant Professor.
    • The University of Utah
      Position: Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates are expected to develop dynamic, externally funded research programs that lead to national and international recognition, and to demonstrate excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field. We value diversity and seek the best available candidates, including those with research strengths in areas that complement our existing research activities.
    • University of California, Los Angeles
      Position: Faculty Positions
      Job #: JPF04730
      Brief Description: The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is seeking faculty candidates with extraordinary research and teaching capability in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Candidates must have a PhD degree in chemical engineering or a related field, and be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to mentor MS and PhD students. The successful candidates will have an outstanding record of contributions to chemical and/or biomolecular engineering.
    Posted September 16, 2019
    • Colorado School of Mines
      Position: Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
      Job #: 493918
      Brief Description: The Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) department at the Colorado School of Mines invites applications for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. While there is a preference for faculty in either complex fluids or energy, excellent candidates in all research areas related to Chemical and Biological Engineering will be considered.
    • The University of Tulsa
      Position: Applied Assistant Professor
      Brief Description: The Russell School of Chemical Engineering is seeking to fill a term contract position with an initial appointment of three years. The position is approved at the Applied Assistant Professor level. The anticipated starting date is Fall 2020. The successful candidate must have a sincere commitment to excellence in, and must have a formal educational background that provides a foundation for, teaching traditional chemical engineering undergraduate laboratory and lecture courses. Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate or its equivalent in chemical engineering or a closely related field and the ability to communicate effectively.
    • West Virginia University
      Position: Assistant/Associate Professor – Engineering and Mineral Resources
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at West Virginia University invites applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending upon qualifications. Candidates must have research expertise in one or more of the following areas (1) process systems engineering, including artificial intelligence techniques, and/or computations with an emphasis in energy systems, (2) catalysis, catalytic materials, and/or reaction engineering in the area of energy systems (3) materials processing (including polymeric materials and/or biomaterials) for synthetic sustainable applications.
    • University of Oklahoma
      • Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Produced Waters/Water Resources
        Brief Description: The University of Oklahoma (OU) School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science (CEES) and School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering (CBME) in the Gallogly College of Engineering (GCoE) are looking to fill a joint faculty position in the area of produced waters/water resources. The position aligns with the GCoE’s strategic priorities of doubling research productivity in the strategic growth areas of energy (including management of produced waters from petroleum production) and water (including treatment and reclamation of produced waters).
      • Position: Assistant or Associate Professor
        Brief Description: The Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering in the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy, and the School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering in the Gallogly College of Engineering invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with qualifications, with a fall 2020 expected starting date. We expect the individual to teach graduate course(s) that are listed in both schools. For exceptional Associate Professor candidates, an endowed Professorship and granting of tenure will be considered.
    • California State University, Long Beach
      Position: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
      Brief Description: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses pertinent to materials engineering, such as fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, material purification, heat and mass transfer, and polymer material fabrication. Develop new courses including laboratories and update existing courses. Supervise student projects and theses. Write grant proposals and seek external research funding. Conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publications and external funding. Collaborate with faculty members to plan an option or focus on the materials area in the graduate degree and/or the undergraduate degree. Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.
    • University of Washington
      Position: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering (Tenure Track)
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington invites applications or nominations for a full-time tenure-track faculty position (9 month service period) to begin September 16, 2020. The Department is seeking candidates at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates with the demonstrated capacity to build a world class chemical engineering research program crosscutting these interdisciplinary efforts. Applicants representing all areas of chemical engineering research are encouraged to apply.
    • University of Pennsylvania
      Position: Tenured or Tenure-track Position 2020
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for multiple tenure-track and tenure positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level: The University seeks individuals with exceptional promise for, or proven record of, research achievement who will excel in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Applications are welcome from all areas of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with particular emphasis in the fields of Energy, Biotechnology, Systems Biology, and Nanotechnology.
    Posted September 03, 2019
    • University of Notre Dame
      Position: Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame (http://cbe.nd.edu) seeks outstanding applicants for tenured / tenure-track faculty positions. The search is open to candidates specializing in any area of chemical and biomolecular engineering.
    • Caltech
      Position: Assistant Professor
      Brief Description: The Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of chemical engineering. Candidates with strong commitments to research and teaching excellence are encouraged to apply.
    • University at Buffalo
      Position: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
      Posting #: F1900102
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) at University at Buffalo (UB) invites candidates to apply for the positions of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, mentor graduate students, advise students at all levels and maintain an active research program.
    Posted August 27, 2019
    • University of California, Irvine
      Position: Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty positions
      Job #: JPF05217
      Brief Description: The Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center (SCRC) [http://stemcell.uci.edu] in the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences (CoHS) and the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) [http://engineering.uci.edu/dept/cbe] in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering (HSSoE) at the University of California Irvine invite applications from outstanding candidates for three tenure-track/tenured faculty positions focused broadly on Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells. Faculty appointments will reside in HSSoE (in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering) or CoHS School of Medicine (SOM; in Physiology & Biophysics, Anatomy & Neurobiology, or another SOM department as appropriate).
    • Oklahoma State University
      Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
      Brief Description: The Systems Biomedicine & Pharmaceutics Lab in the School of Chemical Engineering at Oklahoma State University is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow to (a) develop methods to accelerate and facilitate the construction and reuse of multiscale computational models and (b) create new multiscale models to improve physiological understanding of how local and systemic immune stimulants affect tissue damage with applications to inflammation and immunotherapies. Other duties include conducting computational modeling studies, preparing manuscripts and presentations, and writing codes and documentation for models to be disseminated as open source software projects. The applicant should have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in engineering, mathematics, computational science, chemistry, or a biomedical science discipline or a closely related field with significant experience in computer programming (e.g., MATLAB or Python). Experience in one or more of the following areas will be considered: multiscale modeling, partial differential equations, numerical methods, heat and/or mass transport, agent-based modeling, pharmacokinetics, biophysics, biomechanics, machine learning, computational fluid dynamics, immunology. Contact Ashlee Ford Versypt for further details.
    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 September 16, 2019
  • FreeThink Technologies, Inc.
    Position: Physical Scientist, Ph.D.
    Location: Branford, Connecticut
    Brief Description: FreeThink Technologies, Inc., The Thinking CRO, is a rapidly growing company and the world leader in the science and technology of stability. FreeThink conducts laboratory studies for international clients in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and consumer products industries and also develops its own new technologies. The company is currently seeking for a full-time Physical Scientist, Ph.D. candidate.
Posted September 03, 2019
  • Merck
    Position: Senior Scientist, Preclinical Development
    Location: Kenilworth, New Jersey
    Brief Description: The Biophysical Characterization group in Pharmaceutical Sciences is seeking a talented and highly self-motivated scientist with solid experience in biotherapeutics characterization. As a Senior Scientist, you will be responsible for characterization of biotherapeutic drug products with focus on higher order structure. You will be working in a collaboratively team environment to support both early and late stage formulation development. You will be responsible for building fundamental formulation stability understanding to ensure formulation robustness.
Posted August 27, 2019
  • Graduate Research Opportunities at DOE National Laboratories
    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program 2019 Solicitation 2. Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on November 14, 2019. 4 new research areas have been added to encourage activities at the convergence of multiple disciplines and communities, including Microelectronics, Data Science, Fundamental Symmetries, and Accelerator Science. We strongly encourage applications in these areas. The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program, research areas, and online application can be found at https://science.osti.gov/wdts/scgsr/.
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).
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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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