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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Faculty positions

 

Senior Faculty Position in Energy & Sustainability

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenured Associate or Full Professor whose research is in the area of Energy & Sustainability. This position is part of the multi-year Strategic Excellence Hiring Program at Illinois. The successful candidate is expected to sustain a strong and imaginative research program, and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. An earned Ph.D. with a distinguished academic record is required. Candidates should have demonstrated evidence of leadership in the field at the national and international level, respectively.
 
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references. Submission of the application is via the web http://go.illinois.edu/CHBEEnergy. Questions can be addressed to the Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department Office, 217-244-9214, chbe_applyatscs [dot] uiuc [dot] edu.

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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Faculty Positions


The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for one or more full-time tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor level in all research areas, including but not limited to computation, systems, materials, transport, energy, sustainability, and biotechnology. The successful candidate is expected to develop and sustain a strong and imaginative research program, and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. An earned Ph.D. with a distinguished academic record is required. Candidates for associate or full professor rank should have demonstrated evidence of leadership in the field at the national and international level, respectively.
 
Qualified senior candidates may also be considered for a named Professorship or Chair, for example, as part of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative, which is backed by a $100-million gift from the Grainger Foundation. Over the next few years, more than 35 new endowed professorships and chairs will be established, which will provide incredible opportunities for world-renowned researchers. The two main research areas are Big Data and Bioengineering. More information regarding the Grainger Initiative can be found at: http://graingerinitiative.engineering.illinois.edu.
 
Questions can be addressed to the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering department office, 217-244-9214, chbe_applyatscs [dot] uiuc [dot] edu.
 
The target starting date is August 16, 2015. For full consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 2014. Early applicants may be interviewed before the closing date, and some hiring decisions may be made before the closing date. However, every application submitted prior to the closing date will receive full consideration. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
 
To apply, visit http://go.illinois.edu/CHBEfaculty and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of at least three professional references, and descriptions of past research accomplishments and future research program directions.
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Academic Hourly – Instructional Laboratory Assistant
 
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois is looking for a full-time instructional laboratory assistant. The primary functions of this position are being responsible for maintaining the undergraduate experiment lab, ensuring lab is safe and clean, repairing equipment as needed, and keeping an inventory of supplies. The successful candidate is self-motivated, independent, and a problem solver.
 
The ideal candidate will enjoy working with students to diagnose problems with experiments; coordinate the development, fabrication, and installation of new experiments; assist in the design, development, construction, and demonstration of specialized equipment or materials; provide sketches or simple drawings using in the construction of new equipment – and repair/replace faulty equipment; train and supervise graduate students; neutralize and remove waste; be responsible for all aspects of safety in the lab, and perform other related duties to assist in an instructional laboratory.
 
A BS from an accredited college or university is required. Previous experience designing experiments and maintaining equipment is desired. Hourly wage is commensurate upon abilities and experience.
 
Successful applicants must: train others with experience; possess strong written and oral communication skills; anticipate needs and establish priorities; work under pressure; use various standard software packages; have knowledge of lab safety policies and procedures; have excellent organizational skills; work independently to gather statistical information; have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds, faculty, administrative officials, and high-level people outside of the university.
 
Applicants must submit a resume with cover letter, names, contact information, and the relationship of three professional references to Dr. J. A. Henderson at jahenderatillinois [dot] edu">jahenderatillinois [dot] edu. Or mail to:
 
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Illinois
Attn: Dr. J. A. Henderson
114 Roger Adams Laboratory
600 S. Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
 
Applications will be accepted until August 29, 2014 or until a suitable candidate is found.
 
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