Employment Opportunities

Assistant/Associate Professor
School of Engineering
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Open Until filled


The School of Engineering and Technology at Hampton University is seeking highly qualified candidates for a (9) month full-time tenure-track position in the area of Chemical Engineering.  Programs in the School of Engineering and Technology fall under three departments: Aviation, Architecture, and Engineering.  The Department of Engineering provides three academic programs which lead to the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a historically black university (HBCU), on the Tidewater Peninsula in Southeastern Virginia.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational and nonsectarian institution of higher learning.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to develop/lead an independent research program of international prominence and teach undergraduate courses in the chemical engineering curriculum.  Opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research abound and are encouraged. 


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and have a written demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, leadership, and research.  The successful candidate's expertise is expected to complement existing departmental strengths in catalysis, energy, fluid-particle systems, and nanomaterials. 

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately.  All interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest/teaching goals and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Jale Akyurtlu--jale.akyurtlu@hamptonu.edu 

Hampton University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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