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Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, College of Engineering

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Full Time


Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Delaware



The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in biomolecular, biochemical, and/or bioprocess engineering. 


The candidate hired in this position will be expected to develop and lead a vigorous research program; teach and advise students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; and participate actively in the departmental and larger professional community. We seek candidates who will contribute, through high quality research and teaching, to improve our department’s national standing and visibility. Our department ( is consistently ranked among the ten leading chemical engineering departments nationwide with vibrant research programs in most areas of chemical engineering science, including biochemical and biomolecular engineering, biomaterials, catalysis and reaction engineering, energy, soft matter, thermodynamics and transport phenomena. The requirements include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in chemical engineering or a related field as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity and promoting the values of equity and inclusion in the workplace.


APPLICATION:  Please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a description of research and teaching interests, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three references via application information.  The committee will commence review of applications in October 2019 and applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled. The curriculum vitae and letters of recommendation will be shared with department faculty.



The University of Delaware’s educational mission is to prepare students to live in an increasingly interconnected and diverse world. To do so, we are committed to fostering a robust educational environment that supports critical thinking, free inquiry, and an understanding of diverse views and values. We see diversity as a core value and guiding principle for our educational mission and thus must work to make diversity an integral part of everyday life on campus. To this end, we take diversity to mean both the recognition and appreciation of the different backgrounds, values, and ideas of those who comprise our campus, as well as a commitment to ensuring that all people on our campus are treated according to principles of fairness, civility, dignity, and equity. We are committed to building an educational community that understands people from different backgrounds and economic circumstances, with different needs, and from diverse personal and philosophical beliefs. We want to make all people who are part of the University feel welcome and valued in campus life. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality, the University of Delaware is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education


The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

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