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Tenure Track Faculty Member - Endowed Chair In Chemical Engineering

Major/Essential Functions
The Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University invites applications for an Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering. Rank is anticipated at the level of Full Professor; other ranks will be considered. The position is supported with a $2 million endowment. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field and an outstanding record of scholarly work and demonstrated funding.

The department has a strong research portfolio with 2012 research awards of over $ 5 million in four focus areas: Bioengineering; Polymers and Materials; Modeling and Simulation in Chemical Engineering; and Energy and Sustainability.

Successful candidates will be expected to manage an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop strong departmental and multidisciplinary collaborations, potentially also with the adjacent Health Sciences Center and medical school, teach existing graduate and undergraduate courses in chemical engineering, and develop new courses.

The candidate will be expected to offer appropriate service to the department, college, and university as needed.


Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity. This position will be classified as Security Sensitive and require a criminal background check if selected for employment.


Texas Tech University
City: Lubbock
Country: United States

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Apply for this Position

Please provide the following with your online application:
• Detailed vitae
• Statement of Research and Teaching interests
• Names and addresses of at least three references

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013; applications will be accepted until position is filled. Starting date may be as early as June 1, 2014.

Candidates must be currently eligible to work in the United States.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the search committee chair, Dr. Gregory B. McKenna at

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