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Tenure-track faculty positions for Chemical Engineers

The Department of NanoEngineering (http://ne.ucsd.edu), which combines materials and chemical engineering applied to nanotechnologies in the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego, invites applications for multiple tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. The NanoEngineering Department is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body (http://www.jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/diversity).

Candidates must have earned their Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering to support the Chemical Engineering Program within the department. New faculty will be expected to build and maintain a strong independent research program in the area of chemical engineering and advanced materials. Of particular interest are advanced nanobiotechnology, bio-inspired nanomaterials and nanomedicine with potential applications to healthcare and bioengineering applications. The career development of the new hire, based on the research interest, may have the opportunity to participate in various school-wide and university-wide initiatives and centers, including the Institute of Engineering in Medicine, Moores Cancer Center, Center for Nanomedicine and Engineering, Center for Wearable Sensors and Robotics, Institute for Materials in Energy Technologies Initiative, Center for Energy Research, Sustainable Power and Energy Center, etc.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Chemical Engineering. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching of Chemical Engineering undergraduate laboratory courses and other core classes, improvement of curriculum, helping coordination of ABET accreditation activities, development and assessment of new educational initiatives, and serving as the faculty advisor to student organizations.

In addition to research, teaching, and general professional and public service, service contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity are encouraged and given recognition in the evaluation of the candidate’s qualifications. Examples include, but are not limited to, developing strategies for the educational or professional advancement of students in underrepresented groups; efforts to advance equitable access and diversity in education; and activities such as recruitment, retention, and mentoring or advising of underrepresented students or new faculty.

For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please see the website for the UC San Diego Partner Opportunities Program https://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/.

RANK AND SALARY: Level of appointment and salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on UC pay schedules and market conditions.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Candidates applying by January 13, 2017 will be given full consideration.

Candidates should submit (i) a letter of interest including specific synergies envisioned with our faculty, (ii) curriculum vitae, including the list of publications and professional activities, (iii) a statement of research interests and teaching experience, including a summary of leadership efforts, (iv) a separate statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp, and (v) the names and email addresses of 3 references, using the online application. All applicant materials including referee info should be submitted via UC San Diego Academic Personnel On Line Recruit at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01275
Inquiries: Kati Gonsalves at kagonsalves@ucsd.edu

UC San Diego strives to maintain a climate of fairness, cooperation and professionalism that enables us to attract a more diverse cross section of faculty in terms of gender, nationality, and ethnicity. Candidates who have a demonstrated track record of enhancing diversity or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.

AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


Temporary Lecturer

The Department of NanoEngineering (http://ne.ucsd.edu), which administers the NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering undergraduate and graduate degree programs for the Jacobs School of Engineering, invites applications for temporary, non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18). Courses may include undergraduate lower- and upper-division lecturers in the areas of Physical Properties of Materials and Mechanical Behavior of Materials. The full list of courses offered by the Department of NanoEngineering can be found in the online course catalog: http://ucsd.edu/catalog/courses/NANO.html

Candidates should have expertise in undergraduate and graduate education in Chemical Engineering and/or NanoEngineering, and can provide evidence of effective and innovative teaching. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree in NanoEngineering, Chemical Engineering or similar advanced graduate degree, with experience in laboratory work related to those fields.

The Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body (http://www.jacobsschool.ucsd.edu/diversity/). Candidates with experience with or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and candidates will be contacted as teaching needs arise throughout the academic year.

Review of applications will begin August 16, 2016 and continue until positions are filled.

To apply, submit the following materials to https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01142.

Please provide:

• A cover letter which indicates the course(s) and quarter(s), for which you wish to be considered

• Curriculum vita

• Statement that provides evidence of effective teaching

• A list of at least 3 references who can speak about your teaching experience and/or content knowledge.

Questions can be directed to kagonsalves@eng.ucsd.edu.

UCSD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. (see http://diversity.ucsd.edu).