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University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Idaho invites applications and nominations for the Lou Edwards Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering. We seek a transformative leader and scholar committed to continuing Professor Edwards’ tradition of excellence in leadership, teaching, and research.

 The Lou Edwards Chair position was established to attract individuals with a distinguished record in scholarship and education and/or proven leadership in chemical and allied industries to serve as a faculty of excellence in chemical engineering. The individual is expected to have made outstanding contributions in the core discipline of chemical engineering and be recognized as an expert in the field with a strong track record of working with industry. The area of specialization and expertise should be closely aligned with the anticipated future trends in chemical engineering such as energy, health-related biotechnologies, artificial intelligence, data analytics and modeling, food and agriculture, semiconductor, and microelectronics, relevant to industries in Idaho.

 The endowed chair will provide leadership in research, teaching, and student mentorship to enhance learning experiences and promote industry engagement opportunities for the students. The person will teach required chemical engineering courses as well as develop elective courses to serve undergraduate and graduate students. They will explore collaborations with internal and external partners of the university. They will also vigorously engage in industrial outreach and strengthen departmental connections with chemical and allied industries.

 The position is an academic year, tenure track appointment, and is available at the Associate/Full Professor level.

 The activities of the Endowed Chair will be supported by proceeds from an endowment made possible through the generous donations of family and former colleagues of Professor Lou Edwards, alumni, and well-wishers of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.


  • Hold a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field;
  • Must meet the College tenure and promotion requirement for the rank of Associate or Full Professor;
  • Hold/obtain a Professional Engineer license in the state of Idaho within five years of appointment
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship including track record of competitive sponsored research.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 71331893
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Moscow, Idaho, United States
  • Position Title: Associate Professor
  • Company Name For Job: University of Idaho
  • Industry: Academia
  • Job Function: Education,
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Degree Required: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $120,000.00 - $135,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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