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(Open Rank) Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Viterbi School of Engineering Faculty Los Angeles, California

The faculty of the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science invites applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at all levels in the discipline of Materials Science or Chemical Engineering.  In Materials Science we welcome applications from both experimental and computational candidates specializing in any area of materials science including, but not limited to, advanced materials synthesis, properties and/or functionality with focus on sustainability, machine learning, quantum, and biomaterials. In Chemical Engineering we welcome applicants specializing in any area of chemical engineering including, but not limited to, sustainability, advanced chemical manufacturing, biopharmaceutical engineering, and advanced materials / soft materials. 

The successful candidate is expected to develop a world-class research program within a stimulating interdisciplinary environment and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate's research work. The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, individuals from racial/ethnic populations demographically underrepresented in engineering, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We are interested in exceptional candidates at all levels.

The position is available starting August 16, 2022. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D., or equivalent degree in materials science or chemical engineering or a related field, by the beginning of the appointment. Applications must include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae detailing educational background, research accomplishments, and work experience; a research plan; a teaching and service plan; and contact information of at least four professional references.  Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. In order to receive full consideration, candidates should apply on-line at the link below, and all materials should be received by January 3rd, 2022 though earlier application is encouraged; applications received after this deadline might not be considered.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to enabling the success of dual career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.  USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

REQ20108587 Posted Date: 10/21/2021

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