Lecturer - Auburn University in Auburn Alabama

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Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama 36849-5127

United States

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Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

Lecturer:  The Auburn University Department of Chemical Engineering invites applications for a full-time lecturer position. This non-tenure track appointment is to become effective in January or August 2016. The primary responsibility of the position is to teach a selection of chemical engineering courses. The successful candidate is expected to bring experience, innovation, enthusiasm, technology, and leadership to the Department of Chemical Engineering educational program. A typical teaching load will be three courses per semester, which includes course and laboratory development and management activities. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Our department seeks outstanding candidates who have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, or closely related field from an ABET accredited institution prior to the date of appointment. 

Auburn University is one of the nation's premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In the 2015 edition of the U.S. News and World Report ratings of undergraduate programs, it was ranked 48th among public universities. Auburn is an institution that is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence offering Bachelor's, First Professional, Master's, Educational Specialist, and Doctor's degrees. Its fall 2014 enrollment of 25,912 students includes 20,629 undergraduates, and 5,283 graduate students. There are 1,209 full-time instructional faculty members distributed across nine Colleges and three Schools, with degrees offered in more than 200 academic programs.

The Auburn Department of Chemical Engineering has a strong and progressive research program and a long tradition of excellence in both graduate and undergraduate education.  The department has eighteen faculty, several research staff and postdoctoral associates, approximately 80 graduate students (more than 70 of whom are in the doctoral program), and almost 700 undergraduate students.  The department maintains vibrant research programs with approximately $7.5 Million annually in sponsored research and recently concluded full renovations of its Ross Hall and Wilmore Laboratories which provide cutting edge research, instruction and office space.  These renovations totaled over $40 Million.

Desired Qualifications: The candidate selected for this position must demonstrate a strong commitment and potential to excel at teaching in the area of chemical engineering. While not mandatory, prior teaching and/or industrial experience will be valued in the review process.

Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants must have Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, or a closely related field from an ABET accredited institution. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent communication skills and a high level of personal motivation are required. 

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2015, and will continue until a candidate has been identified. 



Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: At least 0 years
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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