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
Appl Deadline:2019/01/10help popup finished (2018/08/27, finished 2019/09/06, listed until 2019/02/15)
Position Description:    

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


POSITION: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering


EFFECTIVE DATE: August 19, 2019 (Fall Semester)


SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


MINIMUM 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, 2019. Specialization in the area of Chemical Process Engineering or a closely related field. Potential for effective teaching at the college level. Record of or demonstrated potential for successful research, scholarly and creative activities. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.


DESIRED/PREFERRED               Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level.

QUALIFICATIONS:                       Experience in teaching courses that heavily involve chemical process design, process optimization, and process simulation using modern engineering tools. Demonstrated ability and clear plans for the development of research programs and curriculum in the areas of integrated process design, biochemical and pharmaceutical process engineering, process optimization, and environmental systems.


DUTIES:                                       Teach undergraduate and graduate courses pertinent to process engineering and control, such as thermodynamics, transport phenomena, separation processes, process design and optimization, process control, biochemical engineering, and pollution prevention. Develop new courses and laboratories; update existing courses; supervise student projects and theses; write grant proposals and seek research funding; conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publication and external funding. 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:



REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:                                 


    • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
    • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
    • CV (including current email address)
    • Names and contact information for at least three references
    • Copy of the transcript from the institution awarding the highest degree
    • A research statement describing your research accomplishments and plans
    • A teaching statement describing your philosophy and experiences in teaching a diverse student population
    • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation, and an official transcript


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



    Questions regarding applications 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 or



    Review of applications to begin January 10, 2019

    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.


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

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