California State University, Long Beach, ChE

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Long Beach, California 90840, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemical Engineering / Chemical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2020/02/21 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/06, finished 2020/08/23)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

College of Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
Tenure-Track Position Opening


Recruitment Number:      2585


Position:                           Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering (Materials Engineering)


Effective Date:                 August 17, 2020 (Fall Semester)


Salary Range:                  Commensurate with qualifications and experience




Required Qualifications:       

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related discipline. Degree at the time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020. Specialization in the area of materials engineering. or a closely related field. Potential for effective teaching at the college level. Demonstrated potential for successful research, scholarly and creative activities. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.


Preferred Qualifications:                  

Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. Experience in teaching courses related to materials engineering. Demonstrated ability and clear plans for the development of research programs. Ability to develop the curriculum in the areas of materials engineering, including but not limited to corrosion, formulation and manufacturing of composite materials, nanomaterials, green materials, biomaterials, and energy-storage materials.



Teach undergraduate and graduate courses pertinent to materials engineering, such as fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, material purification, heat and mass transfer, and polymer material fabrication. Develop new courses including laboratories and update existing courses. Supervise student projects and theses. Write grant proposals and seek external research funding. Conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publications and external funding. Collaborate with faculty members to plan an option or focus on the materials area in the graduate degree and/or the undergraduate degree. Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.


CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 


Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:


How to Apply - Required Documentation:                          

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three to five references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • A research statement describing your research accomplishments and plans
  • A teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy and experiences
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following:

1)    A signed SC-1 form,

2)    Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and

3)    An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)


Applications shall be submitted on Academic Jobs Online using the following URL:


Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:


Dr. Roger C. Lo, Associate Professor and Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Chemical Engineering                                                           

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-5103


(562) 985-1508/




Review of applications to begin on January 6, 2020

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)





A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.


The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.




CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Further Info:
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Chemical Engineering
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, Ca 90840-5103

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