THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL & BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING AT UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field by the time of appointment, an outstanding academic record, a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and be capable of establishing a strong international reputation for their research program.  Research interests are open but process systems engineering and bioengineering areas are preferred. 

The Department has an ABET accredited undergraduate program and an industrially oriented Masters program.  Furthermore, the Department participates in a Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering track in the Basic Medical Sciences Program in the College of Medicine. The Department is moving to a new state-of-the-art 155,000 sq. ft. Engineering & Computing Science building in Spring 2012. 

The preferred appointment is for Fall 2012; however, a review of applications will begin September 26, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. The University of South Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Application Process

Please submit the following via email to in a single pdf file:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Statement of research and teaching plans
  3. List of three references
  4. Copies of up to three representative publications
  5. Copies of transcripts from all institutions of higher learning from which a degree was received

Alternatively, the above material may be sent via regular mail to the following address:

Dr. Srinivas Palanki
Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of SouthAlabama
6041 USA Drive South, EGLB 244
Mobile, AL36688-0002

Candidates who are called for interview on campus will be required to submit originals of the Biographical Data Form, USA Faculty Consent Form and official transcripts.  For the candidate who is offered employment, proof of U. S. citizenship or other authorization to work in the United States will be required within three (3) days after employment.

Contact Information
Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular
University of South Alabama
6041 USA Drive South, EGLB 244
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
Phone: (251) 460-6160
Fax: (251) 461-1485

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