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Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials ScienceApply Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Faculty Los Angeles, California
We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. We seek outstanding faculty candidates in all areas of chemical engineering, with an emphasis in soft matter. The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
The position is available starting August 16, 2020. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, by the beginning of the appointment. Applications should include:
- a cover letter;
- curriculum vitae detailing educational background, research accomplishments, and work experience;
- a research plan;
- a teaching and service plan;
- and names of at least four professional references.
- Applicants are encouraged to include a statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.
In order to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by December 7, 2019, but earlier application is encouraged. Information about the department can be found at http://chems.usc.edu.
The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 188 full-time tenure-track faculty members, 75 full-time teaching faculty, and 41 full-time research faculty. It is home to the Information Sciences Institute (ISI), two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. As detailed on the website, there are several active research centers at the Mork Family Department. Research expenditures typically exceed $200 million annually. Recently, the School was awarded the ASEE President’s Award for its continuing efforts to “change the conversation” about engineering and develop a robust and diverse engineering pipeline nationally.
USC is committed to a vibrant and healthy work environment, being consistently honored as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. In addition to health, vision, and dental plans for employees, spouses/partners, and dependents, USC also provides services such as the Center for Work and Family Life, access to child care, and the Mindfulness program, as well as cultural events such as Visions and Voices. Deeply connected to the surrounding community, USC partners with local initiatives and encourages faculty to participate through programs such as Good Neighbors and CS@SC.
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. The Viterbi School of Engineering at USC is committed to enabling the success of dual career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.
REQ20080471 Posted Date: 09/17/2019 - Thru date - 2019-12-07 Apply