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Associate/Full Professor in Chemical and Environmental Engineering-Advanced Materials

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 30th, 2017
Last review date: December 31st, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) invites applications for three open-rank faculty positions in Advanced Materials beginning the 2018/19 academic year.

We are seeking highly motivated teachers and interdisciplinary researchers with demonstrated expertise in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering. Junior candidates are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program in the Department. Senior candidates must have a demonstrated record of success in the appropriate field. All candidates must have a doctorate in a relevant discipline (Chemical or Environmental Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Science or closely related fields) and be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental engineering or chemical engineering and materials science and engineering.

The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering enrolls approximately 450 undergraduate and 100 graduate students. The 22 tenure-track faculty include one NAE member, nine NSF/DOE/DOD early career awardees, and multiple elected fellows in professional societies. This productive and collaborative faculty led $12 million of active research projects in 2016-17. Opportunities for collaboration exist through multiple college-level and campus-wide initiatives, including the Center for Agriculture and Food Enterprise (CAFÉ), the Water Resource Center (WRC), the School of Medicine (SOM), the School of Public Policy (SPP), the Winston Chung Global Energy Center (WCGEC), UC-KIMS Center of Innovative Materials for Energy and Environment (UC-KIMS CIME) and the College of Engineering’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT).

Applications for the Senior positions should include a full curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research, teaching philosophy, and contact information from 3-5 professional references; a statement addressing potential contribution to academic diversity also must be included. Senior applicants should apply through

Applications for the Assistant Professor positions should include a full curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research, teaching philosophy and letters from 3 professional references. A statement addressing potential contributions to academic diversity must be included. Application materials for the Assistant Professor positions should be submitted through

Priority will be given to applications received by December 31, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Riverside, CA

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