Applications are invited for a tenured faculty position at the Professor level. The successful candidate is expected to have an established productive research program in the area of Chemical Engineering with a demonstrated expertise in Nanobubble Engineering. Candidates must have the demonstrated ability to conduct both independent and cooperative research, develop viable and productive research programs, and to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in chemical and/or materials engineering. The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community of mineral and process engineering researchers on the University of Alberta campus.
Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree in Engineering and a PhD in Chemical Engineering, or related field, and have expertise in nanobubble research to complement their educational qualifications. The recruited individuals are expected to develop collaborative efforts with other groups in the area and with oilsands and mineral processing industries in Alberta.
The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta is a global leader in research and education. With a faculty complement of 54 and plans for continued expansion, we have created a dynamic and supportive research environment. Among your peers in the department, you will find a Canada Excellence Research Chair (one of only two in Canadian Engineering Schools), 8 Canada Research Chairs, 6 NSERC Industrial Research Chairs (the largest concentration of such chairs in any department at Canadian universities), a Campus Alberta Innovates Program Chair, and 6 endowed chairs. Our rapidly expanding research programs involve approximately 400 graduate students and 70 other researchers.
The exceptional experimental and computational facilities available to our faculty members include comprehensive set of analytical and characterization facilities such as the Alberta Centre for Surface Engineering and Science (ACSES), the Integrated Nanosystems Research Facility (INRF), and an extensive set of departmental surface and interfacial equipment. In addition, our researchers have access to on-site machine and instrumentation shops, as well as one of the most technologically advanced nanotechnology facilities in the world – the National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT).
A curriculum vitae, the names of three confidential references, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and a statement of current research interests and plans for future research should be submitted online at http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Engineering/Faculty/ by March 22, 2017.
Please quote cheNB17 as the competition number in your application. The position will be available in 2017. Subsequent applications will be considered until the positions are filled.
For more information, please contact:
Dr. K. C. Cadien
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 1H9
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Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.