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Faculty Positions by Department

professorBelow you will find an automated list of available faculty positions by department. These availability for openings for faculty vary from time to time. Please be sure to check often as faculty positions are often posted here and are updated. For more information on University of Connecticut Faculty available positions, please visit the UConn Jobs website at: http://jobs.uconn.edu/



Faculty Position(s) Available in Engineering (please view the summaries below): 6

For more details about the faculty hiring initiative across the entire university, please visit Faculty Hiring


Position: Full/Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Department: Material Science and Engr

Search ID: 2017133

Position Summary:

The School of Engineering (SOE) and the Institute of Materials Science (IMS) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) seek qualified candidates for a senior faculty position (Professor or Associate Professor) in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE). While eminent scholars in any area of MSE are encouraged to apply, the MSE Department is particularly interested in broadening its research portfolio in the area of advanced materials synthesis for energy applications.

UConn is in the midst of a transformational period of growth, supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/), the Tech Park initiative http://innovation.uconn.edu/tech-park/ and a bold new Academic Plan (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications from eminent scholars who can engage with our MSE and IMS faculty members.

The MSE Department has strengths in the entire spectrum of materials research with access to some of the best state-of-the-art infrastructure, and extensive funding from federal agencies and industry. It is home to 17 full-time core faculty members, 4 faculty members with joint appointments with the UConn Health Center, and 7 graduate faculty members. The Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs. Further information on the Department and the IMS can be found at: http://www.mse.uconn.edu/ and http://www.ims.uconn.edu/.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through extramural funding (in disciplines where applicable), high quality publications, impact as measured through citations, performances and exhibits (in disciplines where applicable), and national recognition as through honorific awards. In the area of teaching, the successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests

Applicants must have a PhD in materials science, engineering, physics, chemistry or a related field, and an outstanding track record of scholarly research, extramural funding, and teaching. Successful candidates will teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, develop internationally recognized, externally-funded research programs, and contribute to the operation and promotion of the Department, University, and profession through service.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in materials science (and engineering), physics, chemistry or a related field
  • Outstanding record of peer-reviewed publications
  • A history of strong extramurally funded research programs
  • Experience with teaching MSE courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to obtain sustained extramural support for research programs
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and lead collaborative interdisciplinary research in materials science
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a research cluster
  • Excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Proven commitment to working within a diverse environment

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time (9-month appointment) as Professor or Associate Professor within the Department of MSE. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the UConn main campus in Storrs, CT, with the possibility of work at UConn’s regional campuses across the state.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply

Select "Apply Now" to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online and submit the following materials:  a cover letter; curriculum vitae including a full list of publications; teaching statement (teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts, experience in proposal development, mentorship of post-graduate residents, fellows, and/or graduate students, etc.); and a commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.).

Upon request, three letters of reference will be submitted via email to mseinfo@engr.uconn.edu. Subject line: Faculty Search # 2017133.

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017133)

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

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The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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Position: Assistant or Associate or Full Professor (2 positions), Biomedical Engineering

Department: Biomedical Engineering

Search ID: 2017190

Position Summary:

The Department of BME at the University of Connecticut (UConn) will be undergoing significant growth over the next three years.  The BME Department has branches on the Storrs campus and the Health Science Campus (HSC) at Farmington, CT. The hire of 9-10 faculty members for the two campuses combined is anticipated over the next three years. 

To accommodate the new faculty members’ research initiatives, a new building at Storrs and two new floors of research space at UConn HSC will be completed in the summer of 2017 and March of 2017, respectively.   For this academic year, the branches of the department are each looking to recruit two faculty, for a total of four new faculty members.

The Department of BME at the University of Connecticut at Storrs invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, with an expected start date of August 23, 2017. The Department of BME (http://www.bme.uconn.edu) offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate major as well as masters and doctoral programs in biomedical engineering. The research specialties of particular interest in this search are: Big Data Engineering, Robotics, Rehabilitation Engineering, Neural Engineering, Biomedical Devices and/or Telemedicine, but strong candidates in other biomedical engineering disciplines are welcome to apply.  UConn and the Department of BME, in coordination with the Department of Kinesiology in the School of Health and Natural Resources, and the Department of Medicine at UConn Health Center, are committed to growth and research excellence in Rehabilitation Engineering.  Therefore, it is expected that a new faculty member in Rehabilitation Engineering will work closely with the Department of Kinesiology which is consistently ranked as one of the top three graduate programs in the country.  There will also be ample opportunity for research collaboration with the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine within the Department of Medicine at UConn Health Center.

The University of Connecticut is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty at all ranks during the past three years. We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. The Department of Biomedical Engineering has 36 faculty members, 435 undergraduate and 148 graduate students, and actively engages in research in medical imaging and cancer diagnostics, medical instruments including wearable devices, bioinformatics and regenerative engineering.  Other key strengths for the department include neuroengineering, biomechanics and biomaterials.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through extramural funding (in disciplines where applicable), high quality publications, impact as measured through citations, performances and exhibits (in disciplines where applicable), national recognition as through honorific awards. In the area of teaching, successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or closely related field; a proven record of excellence in teaching; demonstrated potential in establishing a successful research and scholarship, deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in Biomedical Engineering and outstanding record of research and scholarship excellence; commitment to effective teaching, integrating technology into instruction, on-line instruction; the ability to contribute through research and research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience; experience as a post-doctoral or industry researcher in a research-competitive environment; exposure to developing research grant applications to federal funding agencies; interest in collaboration with industry.

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2017.  The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of assignment at one of UConn’s regional campuses.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of graduate students, etc.); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); sample journal articles or books

Please choose one area of specialization from Biomedical and Health Big Data Analytics, Robotics and Rehabilitation, Neural engineering, and Biomedical Instrumentation/Devices/Telemedicine and indicate it in your cover letter.

Five letters of reference should be sent to: Faculty Search Committee, Search # 2017190, University of Connecticut Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, 260 Glenbrook Rd. Unit 3247, Storrs, CT 06269 or e-mailed to harley@engr.uconn.edu. 

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon a successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017190)

Any questions should be sent to: kchon@engr.uconn.edu.

For more information regarding the Department of Biomedical Engineering please visit the department website at http://www.bme.uconn.edu/.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. 


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Position: Professor and Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity

Department: Computer Sci and Engineering

Search ID: 2017205

Position Summary:

The Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at full professor level. The position has an expected start date of August 23, 2017. This position is in cybersecurity, with responsibilities to advance education and research in computer security and possibly drawing from closely related or emerging fields. In addition, the successful candidate is eligible for the Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity, an endowed chair in cybersecurity to advance education and research in cryptography, security engineering, security architecture, secure coding, network and cloud security, malware detection and other emerging security fields.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/), the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments, and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past three years. We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for a position in Cryptography, Computer Security and Security Engineering.

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering harbors a rich environment of instruction and research, offering three rigorous degrees (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.) in the computing sciences and a world-class research enterprise. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/  

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain an internationally-recognized and externally-funded research program in the field of Cryptography, Computer Security, or Security Engineering. The position offers the successful candidate the Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity, an endowed chair in cybersecurity to advance education and research in cryptography, security engineering, security architecture, secure coding, network and cloud security, malware detection, and other emerging security fields.

The successful candidate must also share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach, and professional development. It is the expectation that the candidate will broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field by the time of appointment; an established record of research in computing sciences with a specialty in Cryptography, Computer Security, or Security Engineering; demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching; and a commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs. Candidates must also have a demonstrated commitment to graduate education. Senior candidates must have an established record of leadership excellence.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidates will possess an outstanding record of scholarship and research contributions in relevant cryptography or security domains; expertise in several areas of Computer Science or Computer Engineering; an established record of excellence in teaching; the ability to effectively communicate with students in both large and small audiences, and a record of public engagement.

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, 9-month, annually renewable tenure track position.  Employment is conditional upon the timely completion of an approved I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form). The candidate is expected to begin work on August 23, 2017. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

To Apply

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and scholarship statement; teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); and sample articles or books. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers (five for Senior candidates) to submit letters of reference on your behalf.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Employment of the successful candidates will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017205)

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Mechanical Engineering REVISED

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Search ID: 2017345

Position Summary:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut is growing the faculty to develop existing strengths of the department and expand in exciting new directions. This year, the department invites applications for multiple tenure-track or tenured faculty positions focused on developing innovative material systems, mathematical and computer modeling, as well as analysis and fabrication approaches in support of advanced and digital manufacturing, and with a strong emphasis on scientific rigor. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: computational design & manufacturing, design and synthesis of materials and metamaterials, robotics and control, uncertainty quantification and reliability, multi-scale engineering, and learning models in related areas. Candidates with a distinguished record of achievement as evidenced by leadership in their field of expertise, significant extramural funding, as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching will be considered in all areas of mechanical engineering.

Senior faculty will be considered for the Pratt and Whitney Chair within the department.

The successful candidates will develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, and have demonstrated outstanding scholarly contributions in research as well as a passion for engineering education. Furthermore, successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of underrepresented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment; strong background and research interests in at least one of the areas identified above; a record of or demonstrated potential in scholarship and establishing a successful, externally funded research program; a proven record of or commitment to excellence in teaching; and dedication to promoting diversity through teaching, service and/or research. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Demonstrated outstanding scholarly contributions in research; passion for engineering education; experience in developing research grant applications to funding agencies; experience in conducting research in a competitive interdisciplinary research environment; demonstrated ability to contribute through research, teaching and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

APPOINTMENT TERMS 

These are full-time, 9-month, tenure-track positions with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2018. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Applications can be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” at www.jobs.uconn.edu , Faculty Positions, Mechanical Engineering.  Application packages should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of graduate students, etc.), representative publications; and a commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.). For Assistant Professor level positions, please submit 5 letters of referenceFor Associate and higher Professor levels please provide the names and contact information for 5 references.  Please reference search #2017345 on your application materials.  Applications will be screened starting January 1st, 2018, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017345)

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut provides a vibrant, stimulating and supportive environment for exchanging ideas that advance the frontiers of knowledge. Our faculty have international stature in their fields recognized by prestigious awards, are engaged in ground breaking interdisciplinary research, and actively pursue a dynamic educational atmosphere for our students. The ME Department serves as a UTC Pratt & Whitney Center of Excellence, the department’s yearly research expenditures range between 5 and 7 million dollars, and its student population currently consists of over 160 graduate students as well as more than 600 undergraduate students.  The School of Engineering and the University of Connecticut continue a momentum of unprecedented growth as evidenced by significantly increased research expenditures, and a 20-year state-funded $2.3B initiative to enhance the physical infrastructure as well as research and teaching activities. In response to transformative new partnerships with industry and a state-bonded $1.8B investment in STEM infrastructure and education at the University of Connecticut, the University expects to hire over 500 new faculty by 2023. Key developments driving this growth also include the establishment in 2013 of a General Electric Partnership for Advanced Materials, Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center, Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation, FEI Center of Excellence in Microscopy, Eversource Center for Energy Resiliency, and UTC Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering.

The state is home to a large number of international, high technology companies. The University campus is located in a beautiful area of New England, with a moderate cost of living and proximity to major cultural, recreational and urban centers of the Northeast. The University community affords residents a rich diversity of cultural, athletic, artistic and historic experiences; affordable quality housing and top schools for faculty families.

For further information or questions, please send an email to Elizabeth.dracobly@uconn.edu.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. 

 


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Position: Assistant or Associate Professor-in-Residence, Computer Science and Engineering REVISED/REPOSTED

Department: Computer Sci and Engineering

Search ID: 2017374

Position Summary:

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor-in-Residence. The successful candidate will primarily contribute to the department’s teaching program, but is encouraged to pursue his or her research interests and collaborate within the department. Interested candidates will also be considered for the position of Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in Computing.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/ ) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/ ) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1 ).  As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past three years.  We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for an In-Residence faculty position in the Computer Science & Engineering department at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering harbors a rich environment of instruction and research, offering three rigorous degrees in the computing sciences and a world-class research enterprise. Additional information about the Department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/ .

In the area of teaching, successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development.  Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

Minimum Qualifications   

Earned Ph.D. in computing sciences or related field by the time of appointment; Candidates at the Assistant level must have a proven record of potential in teaching; candidates at the Associate level must have a proven record of excellence in teaching computer science. Candidates at either level must have a deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs. 

Preferred Qualifications 

Expertise in several areas of computer science and outstanding record of teaching and scholarship; commitment to effective teaching and use of innovative techniques; the ability to effectively communicate with students in both large and small audiences; the ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

Appointment Terms

This is a full-time, 9-month, annually renewable non-tenure track positions with the possibility of subsequent annual academic-year reappointment, contingent on positive reviews and program funding, and may lead to a multi-year appointment. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications. Employment is conditional upon the timely completion of an approved I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form). Candidates must be able to begin work on August 23, 2018 for Fall semester start.

To Apply: 

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.) research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of students, etc.); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); sample articles or books.  Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Employment of the successful candidates will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017374)

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp .


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 


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Position: Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) REVISED

Department: Chem and Biomolecular Engr

Search ID: 2018050

Position Summary:

The Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level, with an expected start date of August 23, 2018.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1).  As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past three years.  We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for one Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through extramural funding (in disciplines where applicable), high quality publications, impact as measured through citations, performances and exhibits (in disciplines where applicable), and national recognition as through honorific awards. In the area of teaching, the successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

The research specialty of primary interest is in the area of energy broadly interpreted, with research interests including, but not limited to: advanced energy materials, processes, and systems; combustion science & technology; energy storage and power management; fuels and fuel processing; renewable energy & resources; or bioenergy/biofuels.  Other topics in the broad area of energy are also welcome.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate core curriculum courses and specialty courses in the Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department. 
  • Develop and sustain an externally funded research program in the field of Chemical Engineering, including specialty subfields of interest to the Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Faculty. These include but are not limited to: biomolecular engineering, advanced manufacturing, materials, energy, fluids, heat/mass transfer, reaction engineering, environmental engineering, nanotechnology, electrochemical engineering, and applied computation in chemical engineering. 
  • Develop a national and international presence and reputation for excellence in research in Chemical Engineering and the specialty subfield(s) of interest as listed above. 
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. 
  • Provide service and leadership to all units of the University of Connecticut, to external academic and scientific communities, and to the general public.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field by the time of the appointment.  Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
  2. Research credentials in Chemical Engineering, with a research specialty subfield(s) of interest to the Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Faculty and that complements existing faculty expertise. 
  3. A background that provides preparation for teaching excellence in undergraduate and graduate courses in the Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  5. Strong interpersonal skills.
  6. Demonstrated success in research, including having significant publications in peer reviewed journals.
  7. Experience with oral presentations at national or international scientific meetings. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Research credentials in Chemical Engineering, with a focus on energy, including but not limited to electrochemistry, bioenergy, catalysis, modeling, materials, transport, or advanced manufacturing, that complements existing faculty expertise.
  2. Experience as a post-doctoral or industry researcher in a research-competitive environment.
  3. Senior candidates should have experience developing research grant applications to US federal funding agencies.
  4. Potential for collaboration with industry.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a 9-month tenure-track position with an expected start date of August 23, 2018.  The successful candidate's primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of work at UConn's regional campuses across the state.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

TO APPLY

Please submit your curriculum vitae, a five to ten page research plan, a two to three page teaching plan, and the names and contact information of four referencesInterested candidates may apply online, by selecting “Apply Now” at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu, Faculty Positions, School of Engineering.  The requested submission format is a single PDF file in the order listed. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please reference search #2018050 in your application submission. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2018050)

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 


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