Assistant Professor - University of Arkansas-Fayetteville in Fayetteville Arkansas

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University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701


United States
(Y15911)

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The Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of August 2015. Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or closely related field, be eligible to work in the United States, and have excellent communication skills. Candidates should also demonstrate abilities in high quality research for competitive funding, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, advising graduate students, and providing appropriate service to the department, university and the profession. The department is seeking applicants in all areas of chemical engineering.  Preference will be given to candidates whose research aligns with departmental research areas including membrane sciences and technology, sustainability, biomedical, and nanotechnology.  

The Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering is endowed with over 13 million in funding and the successful applicant to this position will receive an endowed professorship. The department’s faculty have received significant research and teaching awards and hold key leadership positions at the University of Arkansas and in professional societies.  Leadership in professional societies include the Secretary of the North American Membrane Society, Director of the Membrane Science, Engineering and Technology Center, Vice-President of the American Electrophoresis Society, Chair of the Safety in Chemical Engineering Education, etc. 

Applicants are asked to provide electronically (preferred) a single PDF file that includes: a one-page letter of application, a curriculum vita, a three-page statement of research interests, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and a list of three references (including an e-mail address for each reference). This PDF file should be sent to jhesteki@uark.edu or send hard copy to CHEG Faculty Search Chair, University of Arkansas, 3202 Bell Engineering Center, Fayetteville, AR 72701. To ensure full consideration, this file should be submitted by December 15, 2014. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Founded in 1871 as a land-grant college and state university, the University of Arkansas established its campus on a hilltop overlooking the Ozark Mountains. More than 140 years later, the university’s enrollment is over 25,000 and its students represent all 50 states and 120 countries. The Carnegie Foundation categorizes the University of Arkansas as a research institution with “very high research activity,” placing the university among the top universities nationwide and in a class by itself within the state of Arkansas. The University of Arkansas is located in Fayetteville, part of the Northwest Arkansas metropolitan area. Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest-growing areas in the nation and has a population of over 400,000.  Northwest Arkansas features a strong local economy, good highway and commercial air access, award-winning K-12 schools, comprehensive healthcare, extensive cultural programs, and outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities.

The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Keyword Phrases

  • membrane sciences
  • sustainability
  • biomedical
  • nanotechnology
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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