Assistant or Associate Professor – Chemical Engineering

first_imgThe UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked first nationally as the most transformativecollege and third nationally in increasing student upward mobility.The University is committed to increasing the diversity of itsfaculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefitfrom multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: October 31, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific DaylightTimeApplications close: Compensation – Commensurate with qualifications andexperience. See Benefits Summary for details.Starting Date – August 2021Eligibility – Employment is contingent upon proof ofeligibility to work in the United States.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents: letter of interest, two page maximum, 11pt fontcurriculum vitaestatement of teaching interests/philosophy – two page maximum,11pt fontresearch plans – three page maximum, 11pt fontdiversity statement regarding specific initiatives, strategies,activities that you have done, and/or will do, to advancediversity, equity, and inclusion, two page maximum, 11pt fontthree references with contact information by 5:00 p.m., MondayFebruary 1, 2021, Pacific Standard Time The Chemical Engineering Program at San José State Universityseeks qualified candidates for a full-time tenure-track Assistantor Associate Professor (with tenure).Department SummaryThe Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering serves more than7000 undergraduate and graduate students across 13 Engineeringdisciplines. The College is nationally ranked at #3 among publicuniversities and #17 overall among engineering programs offeringbachelor’s and master’s degrees (US News and World Report, 2020).Since 1956, the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineeringhas been committed to providing the best academic preparation forundergraduate and graduate students. Most of our students findgainful employment, and enjoy successful and productive careers inthe San Francisco Bay Area, and beyond. Our faculty is committed tostudent success by providing experiential learning throughindependent research projects and collaborative research with localindustries and universities. Details are provided in the departmentwebsite at https://www.sjsu.edu/cme/ .Required QualificationsPh.D. in Chemical Engineering or closely related engineeringdiscipline with at least one degree (B.S. or M.S.) in ChemicalEngineering. The applicant must have attained the PhD degree byJanuary 2021, and must have at least one year of post-doctoral workor equivalent industry/academia experience. Demonstrated researchexpertise in biochemical engineering, materials processing, orrenewable energy, particularly related to the themes identified aspriority areas by the University: Sustainable Futures and EarthSystems Science or Health Equity and Health Infrastructures. Theapplicant must be committed to teaching and research activities ofthe highest academic and professional caliber, and maintain astudent-centric approach, thus contributing to the development ofstudents as productive, responsible, and caring citizens of theworld. Applicants must have a strong commitment to: (a) teachingand working with a diverse population of students at theundergraduate and Masters levels, (b) teaching core and electiveundergraduate and Masters-level Chemical Engineering courses, (c)curricular development to complement and further advance thecurrent curriculum, (d) laboratory development that will enhancethe quality of education and research opportunities provided to thestudents, (e) development of externally funded research program,and dissemination through peer-reviewed publications, and (f)should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to theeducational goals of a multicultural population as might have beengained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and othercomparable experience. The ideal candidate will be a highlymotivated self-starter, have excellent written and oralcommunications skills, and be a team player.Preferred Qualifications Responsibilitiescenter_img Inquires may be directed to the Search Committee Chair – Dr. AnandRamasubramanian, [email protected] Candidate will teach Masters-level and undergraduate courses inchemical engineering, conduct research in their area of expertise,publish in peer-reviewed journals, and contribute to the growth andsuccess of the department.Candidate will participate in shared governance, usually indepartment, college, and university committee and other serviceassignments.Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experienceunderstanding the needs of a student population of great diversity– in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language andacademic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement. 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