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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Practice, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Chemical Engineering

Posting Number: req11028

Department: Chemical & Environmental Engr

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Chemical and Environmental at the University of Arizona invites applications for full-time, career track, non-tenure eligible, professor of practice position at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level for the upcoming academic year beginning August 2022. There is a promotion path through three ranks-Assistant, Associate and Full Professor of Practice.

The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering resides within the UA College of Engineering, with 20 faculty members, approximately 325 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate students. The department offers BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in chemical engineering and environmental engineering. The department is known for its academic rigor, and close and supportive working relationships between faculty and students. The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering supports the UA's diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college. The successful candidate will teach 6 courses (lecture or laboratory) plus serve on department committees.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach lecture-based core chemical engineering courses in the undergraduate program (lecture courses are 3 units each and meet for 3 hours each week) and/or laboratory courses that are 1 unit but meet 3 hours a week.
  • Prepare and use course and classroom instructional materials and when applicable use evidence-based practices which may include peer instruction, active learning, team teaching and other methods.
  • Hold regular office hours to respond to needs of undergraduate students and teaching assistants.
  • Serve on department committees as appropriate.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in chemical engineering or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of industrial experience
  • Experience with some diagnostic equipment used in our laboratory courses such as Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Fourier Transform Infra-red Spectroscopy (FTIR), Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy (ICP-MS), and/or Gas Chromatography (GC)
  • Experience in teaching unit operations desired

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

Career-Track (CT)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE+

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Kimberly Ogden,

Department Chair

Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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