The Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering is housed in a state-of-the art building dedicated to Chemical and Petroleum Engineering. The School currently enrolls over 500 undergraduate and graduate students with approximately 450 undergraduates in chemical engineering and 80 in petroleum engineering. Currently 14 members comprise the faculty with 3 dedicated to delivering petroleum engineering curriculum and 2 serving administratively in the Swalm School (as Director) and the Bagley College of Engineering (as Dean).
Area of Specialization:
Anticipated Appointment Date:
August 16, 2018
Tenure Track Status:
Non-Tenure Track Position
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Teach undergraduate and, when necessary, graduate courses in the areas of chemical
and petroleum engineering.
2. Provide supervision and instruction in Chemical Engineering Unit Operations laboratories.
3. Provide expertise in guiding undergraduates in chemical engineering process & plant
4. Collaborate with faculty in the pursuit of external support including submission of proposals
and contracting with funding agencies where appropriate with accompanying publication or
presentation of scholarly work.
5. Assist in the recruiting and advising of undergraduate students.
6. Provide guidance and leadership in maintaining the chemical engineering curriculum to
meet the needs of our external constituents.
7. Serve as a member of the graduate faculty in the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering.
8. Participate and serve as a member of the department faculty to promote the strategy and
goals of the department
1. Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or in a closely related area with a B.S. in Chemical
Engineering from an ABET certified institution.
2. Proven excellence of performance in teaching, engineering design and direction of
research, extension, or clinical activity and associated creative achievement in the
3. Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills are required.
4. A strong commitment to higher education, and in particular to the mission of Mississippi
State University; and a willingness to assume responsibilities and obligations appropriate to
a professional or faculty university employee (see Faculty Handbook,
5. All clinical faculty employed by the University are expected to participate to some degree
in service activities within the university, the discipline, and/or the community as well as
meet high standards of professional integrity, collegiality and objectivity, and to further the
goals of his/her unit(s) and the University.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
1. Professional Licensure as a Registered Professional Engineer.
2. Prior experience teaching chemical engineering courses.
3. A demonstrated record of research or engineering accomplishments.
4. Industry experience.
Instructions for Applying:
The application must include a cover letter and complete curriculum vitae that includes a list of references and teaching statement. Letters of recommendation (minimum 2) may be emailed directly from the writer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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