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Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Michigan Tech University Department of Chemical Engineering
Houghton, Michigan, United States
29 days ago


The Department of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications for an assistant professor tenure-track faculty position.  The position is expected to be filled at the assistant professor level, but senior-level individuals with exceptional records will be considered.  All areas of chemical engineering are of interest, including but not limited to advance materials, biotechnology, energy & sustainability, modeling (molecular simulation, systems etc.), separations, process simulation & design, and process automation & control.  We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated excellence in research and have a strong commitment to teaching and working with students.

Review of the applications will begin immediately.  If you plan to be at the AIChE Annual meeting in Boston this fall, please provide information on session(s) where you will be making poster and/or oral presentation(s).

Please direct inquiries to the Search Committee Chair Timothy Eisele at

The Department of Chemical Engineering currently has 15 full-time faculty members, 450 undergraduate students and 30 graduate students.  Externally-funded research has doubled in the past four years, and the Department is on a trajectory to double its graduate enrollment over the next five years.  In March 2018, the undergraduate program was ranked 9th in the nation by College Factual, making it the highest-ranked program in the State of Michigan.  The Department has one of the best Unit Operations Laboratory in the nation with two pilot-plant set-up and state-of-the-art process simulation and control facility.  Michigan Tech's graduates are eagerly sought by industry because of their hands-on training and rigorous coursework.

Michigan Tech, one of four major research universities in the State of Michigan, is located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, adjacent to Lake Superior.  The community offers a small-town environment with outstanding four-season recreational opportunities. 

Michigan Tech is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all individuals.  Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE Institution, and has twice received the National Science Foundation funds in support of efforts to increase diversity, inclusion and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.

Michigan Tech actively supports dual-career partners to retain a quality workforce.  Candidates are invited to bring a guest to an on-campus interview and we offer career exploration advice and assistance finding positions at the university and in the local community.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

If you require any auxiliary aids, services or other accommodations to apply for employment, or for an interview, at Michigan Technological University, please notify the Human Resources office at 906-487-2280 or

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57575168
  • Location:
    Houghton, Michigan, United States
  • Position Title: Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Faculty Position
  • Company Name: Michigan Tech University Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Job Function: Engineering
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