Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University

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Position ID:OSU-CBE-CBE3AY18 [#10222]
Position Title: Sustainable Manufacturing Engineering - Assistant or Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Starting Date:2018/09/01
Appl Deadline:2018/04/11 finished (2017/10/17, finished 2018/10/25, listed until 2018/04/17)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The William G. Lowrie Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering is a top-25 program located in a new, $125M, 225,000 square foot building, offering outstanding lab facilities and vast opportunities for collaborative research throughout Ohio State, one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive universities featuring a diverse group of the best and brightest. The department has a rigorous research program and is known for being exceptionally collegial. The Ohio State University is located in the state capital of Columbus, OH, a vibrant city which has consistently been rated as one of the top U.S. cities for quality of life, with a cost of living 6.3% below the national average.

Position Overview

This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Sustainable and Resilient Economy program (SRE) in the Discovery Themes Initiative, a substantial faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact. The candidate should be working in the area of process systems engineering with a track record and strong interest in contributing to efforts toward sustainable manufacturing. Opportunities are available for collaborative research toward sustainability and resilience of engineering systems through Ohio State's SRE program by working with interdisciplinary research teams. Areas of interest include but are not limited to process control and process design. 

This position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact.

Performance Objectives

Demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality research.
Strong interest in teaching.
Ability to develop and maintain an active program of teaching and research in chemical and biomolecular engineering.

Experience Requirements

Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a closely related discipline, as well as a strong commitment to research. Competitive applicants will have a strong record of scholarly publication with the potential to sustain externally sponsored research funding, and will demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The incumbent should demonstrate intellectual leadership in their research field and a record of leading or working with interdisciplinary research teams. .
Experience working with and contributing to diverse learning environments.

The Ohio State University College of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas including scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas.

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. 

Requires the successful completion of a background check.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
College of Engineering CBEC
Room #324
151 W. Woodruff Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210

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