Assistant or Associate Professor - SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING 

The William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering seeks highly qualified candidates for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Process Systems Engineering. 


This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Sustainable and Resilient Economy program (SRE) in the Discovery Themes Initiative, a substantial faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact.

The candidate should be working in the area of process systems engineering with a track record and strong interest in contributing to efforts toward sustainable manufacturing.  Opportunities are available for collaborative research toward sustainability and resilience of engineering systems through Ohio State's SRE program by working with interdisciplinary research teams.

Areas of interest include but are not limited to process control and process design.


Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a closely related discipline, as well as a strong commitment to research. Competitive applicants will have a strong record of scholarly publication with the potential to sustain externally sponsored research funding, and will demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

The incumbent should demonstrate intellectual leadership in their research field and a record of leading or working with interdisciplinary research teams.

Application Instructions

Click here to submit an application for the Sustainable Manufacturing position in chemical engineering.

The Ohio State University College of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas including scholarship, instruction and outreach. In  your cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas. 

Requires the successful completion of a background check. 

Application reviews will begin on December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.