Washington State University, Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Position ID:Washington State University-Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering-PROF [#22972]
Position Title: Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Pullman, Washington 99163, United States
Subject Areas: Chemical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/09/26, finished 2023/09/30, listed until 2023/03/26)
Position Description:    

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Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering (VSCEB) at Washington State University (WSU) Pullman, WA invites applications for two full-time, academic year (9 months) Teaching (Career Track) Assistant/Associate Professor positions.

The first individual who is hired into this position will be responsible for teaching the capstone bioengineering design sequence, and up to three other courses per year, which may include bioengineering transport phenomena, cellular bioengineering, instrumentation, numerical methods for bioengineers, quantitative physiology, or other courses as appropriate for the successful candidate.

The second individual who is hired will be responsible for teaching the capstone chemical engineering design sequence, and up to three core chemical engineering courses per year, which may include mass and energy balances, transport phenomena, fluid mechanics and heat transfer, thermodynamics, kinetics and reactor design, process control, or other courses as appropriate for the successful candidate. The ability to contribute to both programs, chemical engineering and bioengineering, will be considered an asset.

The duties for both positions will also include participating in curriculum development, participating in continuous program assessment activities, advising students, mentoring, and interacting with students, supporting student recruitment activities, and collaborating with others within the VSCEB, the University or other organizations. The duties may also include mentoring student professional society clubs and activities.

Required Qualifications: Candidates for both Assistant and Associate ranks must hold a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related field by the appointment start date or hold a Master’s degree in one of the above disciplines and have at least a combined record of three (3) years of teaching and/or industrial experience.

Candidates with experience in curriculum development or relevant industrial experience that would inform capstone design course instruction are preferred.

For the Associate rank, candidates must demonstrate sustained excellence in teaching. Scholarly contributions and service will also be considered such as educational publications, presentations, funding, involvement in ABET accreditation, etc.

Additional Information:

The individual hired for this position will join existing faculty members in the Voiland School. As of Fall 2022, approximately 290 undergraduate (B.S.), 58 Ph.D. and 4 M.S. students collectively are enrolled in the two programs offered by the VSCEB. We currently graduate about 49 BS students and 18 graduate students each year. We plan to grow these undergraduate and graduate enrollments through new, innovative offerings. Application review will begin on October 17 and continue until the positions are filled. Expected start dates for the appointments are August 16, 2023.

Additional Information:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.


Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture (VCEA)

Department Name:

Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164

Department Link:


Monthly Salary:

Commensurate with upon qualifications and experience.



Tenure Track:


This is a Permanent position.

Screening Begin Date:

This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin October 17, 2022.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Required Documents:

Candidates should be prepared to upload the following documents into their online applications: 1) Curriculum vitae

2) A cover letter

3) Teaching statement

4) Diversity, equity, and inclusion statement

5) Contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

Full time Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

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Contact: Nicole Leavitt
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
PO Box 646515
Pullman, WA 99164-6515
Web Page: voiland.wsu.edu