Energy/Materials Research

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Requisition Number: 0810240
Number of Open Positions: 2
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Other Title Information: Energy/Materials Research
Position Type: Faculty
Position Summary:

Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Position (Assistant/ Associate Professor)
in the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering.

Ad Text:

The Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The University of Alabama invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions consistent with building upon and expanding the strengths of our faculty ( Candidates will be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications are sought to fill positions are in the areas of energy storage or smart/ionic polymeric materials. Successful candidates will have expertise in at least one of these areas.

The department benefits from the College and University’s expansion in enrollment and facilities including completion of the $300 MM Engineering and Science Complex in 2013. These buildings provide nearly one million ft2 of state-of-the-art research and instructional space.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in chemical engineering or a closely related field. Application packages must be submitted electronically and should consist of a cover letter, CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for at least three references. Applications will be accepted and reviewed continuously until the positions are filled with a possible start date as early as January 2017. Apply online at (Requisition Number: 0810240). Questions about the positions can be directed to

Additional Position Information:
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Search Initiation Date: 08/16/2016
Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload five separate files: a cover letter, your CV, your research and teaching plans, and a list of at least three references (other document), including contact information. Please also answer some short questions to assist the search committee with identifying top candidates.
Questions about the positions can be directed to

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Web site
    • Other
  2. * What year did you receive your PhD? Answer "pending" if your PhD is not yet complete.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is the name of your PhD granting institution?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How many refereed journal articles do you have that are either published or fully accepted?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * In what field(s) was/were your BS degree(s) earned?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * In what field(s) was/were your PhD(s) earned?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * At what rank are you applying?
    • Assistant
    • Associate
  8. * Which option best matches your research area?
    • Materials
    • Energy
    • 1 & 2
    • other area in ChBE
  9. * List up to 5 keywords related to your research field. (separated by commas)

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Research/Scholarship/Creative Activities Statement
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other Document 1
Optional Documents