Assistant Professor - Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Dayton
September 26, 2018
Higher Education Institution
At the University of Dayton, we are looking for new faculty whose passion aligns with our mission. If a focus on meaningful research that advances the common good, exploration and implementation of innovative teaching approaches, shaping the next generation of engineers, and engagement in impactful service opportunities sounds appealing, apply today. The Dayton region affords the faculty exceptional opportunities for collaborations with government, industry, and academia. The southwest Ohio region is the home to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), the Community Tissue Services, Miami Valley Hospital, industrial partners such as GE and Emerson Climate Technologies, and regional academic institutions such as Ohio State University and University of Cincinnati. This position at the University of Dayton has an unparalleled opportunity to develop collaborative relationships with these world-class institutions.
The University of Dayton Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering invites qualified applicants to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Candidates with a commitment to innovative teaching and a strong research plan in biomaterials or biomedical engineering are encouraged to apply. The candidate will be expected to work closely with a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students and engage in service to the University, profession, and community. Successful candidates are expected to develop an externally funded research program and build strong governmental, industrial, and/or medical research collaborations. Candidates with a research focus in biomaterials or biomedical engineering will be considered, with a preference given to those that extend or complement current research at the University of Dayton. This position will start on August 16, 2019.
The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering offers a Bachelor’s degree of Chemical Engineering, M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Materials Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering.
The University of Dayton is committed to the recruitment, hiring and promotion of outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community. In support of this commitment, the University is pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty. The dual career program serves as a resource and support system and is not intended to take the place of one’s own job search efforts. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective support system for your spouse. Information can be found at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php
The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
• Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related field by July 15, 2019. • Demonstrated research experience in biomaterials or biomedical engineering with a detailed vision for future research growth • Excellent written communication skills • Articulated commitment to o teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels o effective and innovative teaching strategies o inclusive excellence
• Post-doctoral research or industrial experience • Successful previous experience o Working as an on-site collaborator or contractor at a United States Department of Defense (DoD) installation o Teaching as instructor of record for a college-level course o Writing competitive grants o Collaborating with industrial and/or medical partners • Excellent oral communication skills • Proficient interpersonal communication skills which facilitates working in a collaborative environment • Demonstrated commitment to: o Quality and innovative teaching strategies o Inclusive excellence
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About University of Dayton
The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and to linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. As Marianists, we are a worldwide family of Catholic brothers, priests, sisters and committed lay people. Our spirit of hospitality and inclusiveness permeates campus. What distinguishes us is our constant seeking of truth and knowledge in our overall mission to improve the world.
We ask big questions and take action in all realms of knowledge — the arts, sciences, religion, business, education, engineering and law.
We lead and we serve because we believe that the more people we help to develop compassionate hearts and critical minds, the better our world will be.