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Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI, United States
19 days ago
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Michigan Technological University
Houghton, Michigan, United States
19 days ago


The Department of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University seeks to fill a non-tenure track Lecturer/Professor of Practice position. The Department of Chemical Engineering currently has 15 faculty members, 450 undergraduate students, and 35 graduate students. Externally-funded research has more than doubled in the past four years, and the Department is on a trajectory to double its graduate enrollment over the next five years. In March 2018, the undergraduate program was ranked 9th in the nation by College Factual, making it the highest-ranked such program in the State of Michigan. The Department's Unit Operations Laboratory is one of the best in the nation, with two pilot-plant set-ups, numerous bench-scale processes, and a state-of-the-art process simulation and control facility. Our graduates are recognized for excellence and leadership and are highly sought by industry because of our emphasis on hands-on training and rigorous coursework.

Michigan Technological University, one of the four major research universities in the State of Michigan, is located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula adjacent to Lake Superior. The community offers a small-town environment with outstanding four-season outdoors recreational opportunities. Houghton is listed at #3 on list of the "Top 10 Affordable Small Towns where you'd actually want to live, 2021 Edition." Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institute, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds supporting our commitment to increasing diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM. The university encourages minority and female applicants and is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all people. Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution / Equal Opportunity Employer which provides equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting dual-career partners in attracting and retaining a quality workforce. Candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be offered the opportunity to have a guest accompany them for their visit. We are committed to offering advice on local career opportunities and job assistance when feasible and appropriate at the university and in the local community. See for additional information.

We seek to add a non-tenure track lecturer/professor of practice position to foster innovation and excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and developing innovative pedagogical methods. An MS degree with significant industrial experience and/or a PhD in chemical engineering or closely related discipline is required. Applications are to be submitted online at  Applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, a statement of their teaching interests and philosophy, and the names of at least three professional references. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please direct inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Tim Eisele at Review of the applications will begin immediately. If you plan to be at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Boston this fall, please provide information on the session(s) where you will be making a poster and/or oral presentation(s). We anticipate bringing the finalists to Michigan Tech starting in late November/early December 2021.  

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58987763
  • Location:
    Houghton, Michigan, United States
  • Position Title: Lecturer/Professor of Practice
  • Company Name: Michigan Technological University
  • Engineering Discipline: Engineering-Chemical
  • Job Function: Faculty
  • Work Setting: Higher Education
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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