The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Drexel University is currently looking for two tenure-track faculty members at the Assistant Professor level. We are looking to make early offers to strong candidates in the current cycle for a position start date of September 1, 2024. It is anticipated that this will provide the candidate an opportunity to gain an additional year of research/grant writing experience prior to the start of the tenure clock.
Candidates with any research expertise related to Drexel’s College of Engineering’s cluster hiring themes of Energy and Sustainability; Health, Wellness, and Medicine; and Smart, Integrated Cities will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with research in either of the following two areas:
1. Process Systems Engineering
2. Biotechnology and Biomedicine – This focus is also part of the University-wide research initiative around Cell and Gene Therapy.
The deadline to apply is December 9. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to send their full CV to [log in to unmask] by November 8, about one week prior to the AICHE Annual Meeting.
Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Drexel University is a world‐class, comprehensive, R1 research institution and a global leader in experiential education. Drexel has also been consistently named as one of the "Most Innovative Schools" in the US. Drexel values inclusion as a core strength and an essential part of our founder, AJ Drexel’s mission of preparing each new generation of students for productive professional and civic lives, while also focusing our collective expertise on solving society’s greatest problems.
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) at Drexel is a collegial and vibrant department featuring outstanding faculty members including one PECASE, nine NSF CAREER award winners, one ONR Young Investigator, and one Fulbright Fellow. We have research activity in four principal areas of polymer science and engineering, multiscale modeling and process systems engineering, energy and environment, and biological engineering. Our faculty have a record of outstanding research collaborations with other engineering departments, as well as other colleges and schools at Drexel, including the School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Medicine, the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Public Health, College of Computing and Informatics, and the College of Arts and Sciences.
You can view a complete description of our position(s) and apply through our department website:
For questions, please contact Dr. Vibha Kalra at [log in to unmask]