Missouri University of Science and Technology, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

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Position ID:MissouriST-ChBE-DEPARTMENTCHAIR [#15440, 31956]
Position Title: Department Chair of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Rolla, Missouri 65409-1230, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Chemical Engineering / Chemical Engineering, Computational Chemical Engineering, energy sciences and engineering, Process Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biomolecular Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/11/08, listed until 2020/02/31)
Position Description:    

The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (ChBE) at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is seeking a transformational leader to serve as the next Department Chair. Founded in 1870 in Rolla, MO, Missouri S&T is a highly selective, top research university with approximately 9000 students. Missouri S&T is part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and conveniently situated 100 miles from St. Louis. New campus leadership has a vision to transform S&T into a leading public technological research university for discovery, creativity, and innovation.

Building from our strengths in student-centered, experiential learning; young, aspirational faculty; and an accomplished alumni base; the next leader will be poised to grow the department’s national and international reputation. Donated by alumni, our new, state-of-the-art 68,500-square-foot facility features unique, modular research labs, high-bay areas, and multi-media classrooms. The next department chair will enable others to strengthen and develop research relationships; as well as leverage campus-wide strategic initiatives to spur regional and statewide growth.

The ChBE department at Missouri S&T is the largest Chemical Engineering department in Missouri. The ChBE department currently has 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 3 teaching faculty, close to 400 undergraduate students and 70 graduate students, plus thousands of dedicated alumni in various sectors. In addition to ABET-accredited BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering, the department is looking to offer graduate certificate programs in Safety and Process Intensification, and an expanded Biochemical Engineering BS degree. More information about the position and the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering can be found at: chemeng.mst.edu/chbechairsearch

The qualified candidates will be renowned scholars with an earned doctorate in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field. They will have demonstrated a strong commitment to diversity and an outstanding record of excellence in research, teaching, and service at a level commensurate with appointment as a tenured, full professor. The successful candidates will possess visionary leadership abilities, rooted in shared governance and effective communication.

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran. Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career families. The university participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.

Interested candidates should electronically submit: 1) a detailed cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a perspective on emerging challenges facing chemical and biochemical engineering, 4) a diversity statement, and 5) current contact information for at least four professional references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should apply by January 15, 2020. Application materials are requested to be submitted using Job Opening Reference Number (JOID) 31956 at: hr.mst.edu/careers/academic-employment/. For questions prior to submitting an application, please contact the Search Committee at ChBEChairSearch@mst.edu.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment. Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator. EEO IS THE LAW To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links: • EEO is the Law (English):www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf • EEO is the Law (Spanish):www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeosp.pdf • EEO is the Law (Chinese):www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost(chinese).pdf


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Contact: ChBE Chair Search Committee, 573-341-6705, 573-341-4377 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
110 Bertelsmeyer Hall
1101 N. State Street
Rolla, MO 65409-1230
U.S.A.
Web Page: chemeng.mst.edu

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