Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointments will be considered for starting dates as early as July 1, 2024.

All applicants must have a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field and must hold great potential for research leadership, grant funding, teaching excellence and service contributions. The research area of specific interest to this position is in the thematic area synthetic biology, which include but are not limited to:

• Development of new metabolic or regulatory pathways for biologics or biofuels production and/or sustainable manufacturing 
• Investigation of novel techniques (e.g., ‘omics) to enhance the reach or enable novel applications 
• Engineering eukaryotes for living cell therapeutic applications such as for immunomodulation or tissue engineering 

The department also has strategic interest in the areas of electrochemical engineering, biomolecular engineering, materials, separations, green manufacturing, and energy. The successful applicant is expected to establish an independent research program with national and international recognition and teach at all levels. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of publications and three references), a research statement, and a teaching statement, by uploading materials to Applicants are also required to submit a statement explaining how their research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion. This statement should reflect on ways in which the candidate’s efforts will continue to foster a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion at Case Western Reserve University. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2023 and the search will continue until the position is filled. 

Case Western Reserve University is an independent research university located in Cleveland's University Circle, a square mile urban district of cultural, medical, educational, religious, and social service institutions. The university is comprised of eight schools with over 11,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. 

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.

Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.