Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Chemical and Environmental Engineering

University of California

Riverside, CA

Job posting number: #7100723

Posted: May 24, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) position beginning the 2021/22 academic year. Appointment as a LPSOE requires evidence of a long-standing record of exceptional undergraduate teaching, professional achievement, and service to the academic community. An LPSOE is a member of the academic senate and will be expected to teach six quarter-based classes per year. Applicants from all areas of Chemical and Environmental Engineering are
encouraged to apply.

Preferred qualifications include:
• Professional engineering licensure
• UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
• The search places strong emphasis on candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusiveness in teaching, research, and service, as well as a commitment to broadening participation for women and other underrepresented groups in Chemical and Environmental Engineering.
• A minimum of 3 years of experience as an undergraduate course instructor in an ABET-accredited Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering program.
• A demonstrated record of high-quality and innovative teaching in a wide variety of undergraduate Chemical and Environmental Engineering courses.
• A demonstrated record of teaching in capstone senior design courses, as well as successful engagement with sponsors to generate support for senior design projects.
• Experience in advising undergraduate students in course selection and career development is strongly preferred.
• At least 1.5 years of prior work experience in Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering in an academic or industry setting.

Further information regarding the CEE Undergraduate Program can be found at the following site: https://www.cee.ucr.edu/

A Ph.D. in either chemical engineering, environmental engineering or a related area is required at the time of employment. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full consideration will be given to applications received by September 27, 2021. The search will continue until the position is filled. Employment will begin January 1, 2022.

To apply for the position, submit a cover letter, most recently updated curriculum vitae, three reference letters, a Statement of Teaching, an optional Statement of Research, and a Contribution to Diversity Statement to the AP Recruit website at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01432. Inquiries should be directed to [email protected]

Advancement through the faculty ranks is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

Department: https://www.cee.ucr.edu

QUALIFICATIONS
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
A Ph.D. in either chemical engineering, environmental engineering or a related area is required at the time of employment.

Preferred qualifications
• Professional engineering licensure.

• The search places strong emphasis on candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusiveness in teaching, research, and service, as well as a commitment to broadening participation for women and other underrepresented groups in Chemical and Environmental Engineering.

• A minimum of 3 years of experience as an undergraduate course instructor in an ABET-accredited Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering program.

• A demonstrated record of high-quality and innovative teaching in a wide variety of undergraduate Chemical and Environmental Engineering courses.

• A demonstrated record of teaching in capstone senior design courses, as well as successful engagement with sponsors to generate support for senior design projects.

• Experience in advising undergraduate students in course selection and career development is strongly preferred.

• At least 1.5 years of prior work experience in Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering in an academic or industry setting.

• UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Document requirements
Cover Letter

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Statement of Teaching

Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

Statement of Research (Optional)

Misc / Additional (Optional)





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