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Institution:Louisiana State University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Target rank:Assistant Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2018
Posting date:November 21, 2017
Application deadline:none
More info URL:https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/LSU---Baton-Rouge/Assistant-Professor_R00017768

Research areas:unrestricted

Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor position in the Cain Department of Chemical Engineering at Louisiana State University. We invite applicants with a doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering (or closely related fields) from recognized institutions and a proven record of academic accomplishment. The broad research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, fields such as: energy, materials, environment, biochemical engineering, process systems and computational simulation / modeling. The successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching courses in chemical engineering and to build a strong research program through independent and collaborative work. Applicants are also encouraged to review the strategic plans of the University (LSU Strategic Plan 2025) and the College of Engineering, both available online at lsu.edu.

Responsibilities include:
Teaching undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering courses.
Building a recognized and sustainable research program
Supervising graduate student research and instruction.
Providing service to LSU, the chemical engineering profession and the community.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Chemical Engineering or closely related field. A.B. D. candidates will be considered, as long as the Ph.D. is obtained by August 15, 2018.

About the department: The Cain Department of Chemical Engineering is one of the first undergraduate programs in chemical engineering with roots in the Audubon Sugar School (1897). For over 100 years, our faculty and alumni have established an outstanding record of advancing scholarship, producing goods and services on a global scale and serving our profession, academia and our communities. Our department has recently moved to a new building and our growing faculty continues to honor our longstanding mission.

Applications may be submitted at the link below and questions may be addressed to Mr. Frank Blystad via email or phone (fblyst13@lsu.edu or 225.578.1426). Applications submitted before December 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Details of available benefits are provided online at LSU’s benefits website.