Teaching Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Washington State University Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

United States

Teaching Assistant Professor

Washington State University
Voiland School of Chemical Engineering
and Bioengineering

Summary of Duties: The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering (VSCEB) at Washington State University (WSU) invites applications for a full-time, academic year (9 month) Teaching (Career Track) Assistant Professor position. The individual who is hired into this position will be responsible for teaching the capstone bioengineering design sequence, one or more courses in molecular and cellular bioengineering and up to three other courses per year as appropriate, which may include an interdisciplinary capstone design sequence, bioengineering transport phenomena, biochemical engineering, metabolic pathway analysis, quantitative physiology or other courses as appropriate for the successful candidate.  The duties will also include participating in curriculum development, participating in continuous program assessment activities, advising students, mentoring and interacting with students, supporting student recruitment activities, and collaborating with others within the VSCEB, the University or other organizations. The duties may also include mentoring student professional society clubs and activities.

Additional Information: The individual hired for this position will join existing faculty members in the Voiland School. As of Fall 2019, approximately 410 undergraduate (B.S.) students and 60 PhD students are enrolled in programs offered by the VSCEB. We currently graduate about 75 BS student and 12 graduate students each year. We plan to grow these undergraduate and graduate enrollments through new, innovative offerings. Consequently, the VSCEB expects continued increases in enrollments.


WSU is among 108 public and private U.S. universities recognized by the Carnegie Foundation with the “very high research activity” categorization and among 240 universities and colleges nationwide to earn the “community engagement” classification from the Carnegie Foundation. For more information about WSU and the Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, visit our home page at Voiland.wsu.edu.


Required qualifications: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a closely related field or hold a Master’s degree in one of the above disciplines and have at least three (3) years of teaching and/or industrial experience. Candidates with experience in curriculum development or relevant industrial experience that would inform the capstone design course instruction are preferred.


Application Materials: 1) Curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter, 3) teaching statement and 4) contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

To apply, please visit https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/48884

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