Faculty Positions in Biosystems Engineering

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Job Institution: 
Clemson University
Job Description: 

The Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in the biosystems engineering program. A fall 2013 appointment is anticipated at the Assistant Professor level.

Professional licensure or the ability to obtain a PE is desirable.

Candidates must hold a PhD in biosystems engineering or a closely related discipline.

The successful candidate is expected to develop internationally recognized and externally funded research in support of program emphasis areas in sustainable bioprocessing and ecological engineering. Research areas may include a systems approach to biorefinery engineering for biofuels and biomaterials; bioprocess modeling; biological carbon sequestration; ecosystem restoration; low-impact development; or similar fields. The candidate will advise MS and PhD students in their specialty area. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with colleagues in the Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences and other academic units on campus, including Clemson's Institute for Sustainability Education and Center of Economic Excellence in Sustainable Development.

The successful candidate is also expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, incorporating elements of their research areas into the classroom environment.
Development of new courses will also be encouraged. Candidates should demonstrate potential for high-quality, effective teaching and mentoring.

Review of candidates will begin December 19, 2012 and applications received by that date will receive guaranteed consideration. The search will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of at least five references, and a statement of teaching and research interests. Electronic submissions to biosysfac@clemson.edu are preferred, but applications may also be mailed to EEES Biosystems Engineering Faculty Search, Box 340919, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0919.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.