The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in chemical engineering beginning January 2021. The Department consists of twelve full-time faculty (ten chemists and two chemical engineers). The B.S. program in chemical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to: teach chemical engineering courses in process analysis/control and transport operations, and first-year engineering courses as needed; develop a research program that engages students, publish in respected journals, and seek external grant funding; and actively participate in institutional and professional service. Supplemental responsibilities include coordination of the BS chemical engineering program, advising students, coordination of all ABET-related activities, and leading the launch of an MS program in chemical engineering. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests align with college-wide research initiatives in renewable energy, sustainability, or education research.
An earned doctorate in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field and an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering
Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and innovation, active-learning and student engagement, with 3-7 years of teaching experience, including in the area of process controls and design
Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills – in the classroom, with colleagues, in written work, in listening
Experience with course and program development, including navigating a university curriculum approval process
Administrative experience that demonstrates entrepreneurial thinking, collaborative leadership and the potential to effectively lead a program or department
Experience in course and program assessment and with the ABET accreditation process
Record of scholarly accomplishments consistent with the desired rank, including
successful grant funding and notable publications
Demonstrated ability to forge relationships with industrial partners to benefit students;
industrial experience will be considered favorably
Evidence of effective student recruitment strategies
Authorization to work in the U.S.
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.