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Tenure Track Faculty, Chemical Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University: The Department of Chemical Engineering at Penn State ( invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position. While the area of research and scholarship is open, Penn State is establishing an interdisciplinary center in catalysis ( and we are actively looking for faculty candidates who will broaden the expertise within the center. Applicants who can develop and maintain a vibrant sponsored research program that complements and enhances our current expertise will be given greater consideration. Fundamental and applied research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, reaction engineering, spectroscopy, theory and modeling, and bio-catalysis. In addition to research and scholarship, the successful applicant will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and meaningfully engage in departmental, university, and professional service activities. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field at the time of starting the position and a strong record of scholarly achievement. The successful candidate will join interdisciplinary research collaborations across the Department, College and University.

Penn State’s College of Engineering strives to build a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment for students, staff, and faculty. We rely on the expertise, sensitivity and commitment of an inclusive faculty to enhance diversity, seek equity, and create a welcoming environment within our community. We are committed to nurturing a learning and working environment that respects differences in culture, age, gender, race, ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, and religious affiliation. In welcoming every candidate, we strive to meet the needs of professional families by actively assisting with partner-placement needs.

Applications will be evaluated as they are received and considered until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statements outlining plans for contributing to teaching, research, and diversity/inclusion, and the names and contact information for four references. A single pdf file should be uploaded at

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