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Assistant Professor - Chemical Engineering (#FP00077)

Kettering University
Michigan, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

 The Department of Chemical Engineering at Kettering University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Applicants with a demonstrated record of superior teaching performance may alternatively be considered for an appointment as Assistant Teaching Professor. The target date for appointment is July 1, 2022. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Department is particularly interested in applicants who have demonstrated expertise in broad areas including but not limited to polymers and composites, energy storage materials and batteries, manufacturing of materials, and sustainability; however, all chemical engineering areas are of interest.  The successful candidate will have teaching experience in chemical engineering that includes laboratory instruction and experiential-based learning activities along with related professional experience outside academia. They will share our passion and dedication to outstanding undergraduate instruction and be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to innovative teaching excellence and student learning. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be expected to develop a successful externally funded applied research program appropriate for Kettering University, and aligned with the teacher-scholar model.

Required qualifications include 1) a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a closely related field, 2) expertise and experience in developing and teaching courses related to chemical engineering, 3) good oral and written communication skills in the English language, 4) proof of legal authority to work at Kettering University, and 5) an understanding and commitment to Kettering University values: Respect, Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

Kettering University enjoys a very strong reputation in industry, where its graduates have historically been highly sought after and successful. It offers a unique and fully cooperative education program in which students alternate 11-week academic terms with 12-week work terms, beginning from the freshman year. On campus, classes are small and faculty-student interaction is strong.  The Department of Chemical Engineering has been ABET accredited since 2013.  Currently, the Department has about 100 undergraduate students, 3 faculty and 2 staff members.  Its curricula emphasize hands-on learning and creating opportunities to apply classroom theory to practice. 

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