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Process Systems Engineering

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure-track position in the areas of Process Systems Engineering research including: process design and intensification, control,  optimization and development of machine learning algorithms for chemical and biological processes. It is anticipated that the position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, however, Associate or Full Professor rank will be considered in exceptional circumstances. The anticipated start date for this position is September 1, 2019.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field.  All applicants must demonstrate excellent research potential as well as strong interest and ability in undergraduate and graduate teaching. The candidate will be expected to develop and lead an active, internationally recognized research program and cooperate with graduate students and professors on a variety of research problems. The candidate is also expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels along with some curriculum development, as well as to engage in various administrative service to the department. The applicant is expected to have an engineering license for practice in Canada or to apply for an engineering license with Professional Engineers Ontario within 5 years. The salary range for this position is $100,000-$150,000 per year. 

The closing date for applications is December 31, 2018. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references to Professor Eric Croiset, Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, https://cheserv13.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/index.php.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity and is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority in the recruitment process. The University of Waterloo offers some unique reasons to apply. Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why.

The Department of Chemical Engineering offers a collegial, interdisciplinary and collaborative research environment. With 34 faculty members and an annual enrolment of 550 undergraduate and over 200 graduate students, it is one of the largest Chemical Engineering departments in Canada. The department is benefiting from its new home, a 115,000 square-foot building with 48 state-of-the-art research labs and new instructional spaces. The undergraduate programs in Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology Engineering (jointly with the Departments of Chemistry and Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Biomedical Engineering draw the top students from across Canada.