CHAIR & PROF

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science, Executive/Director/Management
Department:19030000 - EG-CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Classification Title: Chair & Professor
Job Description:

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is conducting an internal search to fill the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering.   The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the operational management of the Department, responsibilities of the Chair include:  (1) creating a compelling vision for the advancement of the department to include increasing existing strengths, fostering new disciplines in emerging fields within CHE, and strengthening interdisciplinary efforts across the College and University; (2) facilitating both the professional and scholarly growth of the faculty, particularly the junior faculty; (3) ensuring cutting-edge education is provided to all trainees (undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral and researchers); (4) enhancing the working partnership with the leaders of UF colleges and departments, administrations, industry and government agencies along with facilitating knowledge and technology transfer with industry; (5) recruiting a diverse faculty and student body; (6) increasing sponsored research, private and external funding opportunities for the department, cultivate corporate, governmental, alumni and other private donations.

Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. and research and teaching experience in chemical engineering, operations research or closely related field is required.   In addition, we are seeking an individual who is a proven scholar in their field of research, with demonstrated academic credentials sufficient for appointment at the Full Professor level; is committed to high academic standards; is skilled in the development and expansion of sponsored research programs; is experienced in enhancing the representation and success of underrepresented populations; has excellent leadership, management and interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills; and encourages open, collaborative and inclusive problem solving.

The University of Florida is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer; women, minorities and other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Earned Ph.D. and research and teaching experience in chemical engineering, or closely related field is required. The incumbent must be a demonstrated and proven scholar in their field of research, with demonstrated academic credentials sufficient for appointment at the Full Professor level; is committed to high academic standards; is skilled in the development and expansion of sponsored research programs; is experienced in enhancing the representation and success of underrepresented populations; has excellent leadership, management and interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication skills; and encourages open, collaborative and inclusive problem solving.

Only current permanent UF Faculty members are eligible to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should include a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three or more references. The application packet will be submitted through the UF Jobs website at https://jobs.ufl.edu/.  The review process will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No

 

 

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