Employment Opportunities

Assistant/Associate Professor
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Hampton University's School of Engineering and Technology is accepting nominations and applications for highly qualified candidates for two  full-time nine (9) month tenure-track positions in the area of Chemical Engineering.  Please note that tenure track positions are offered at the discretion of the University conditional upon expertise, credentials and qualifications of the successful candidate(s).   The anticipated start date is August 24, 2015.   Programs offered in the School of Engineering and Technology fall under three departments: Aviation, Architecture, and Engineering.  The Department of Engineering provides three academic programs which leads 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. Opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research abound and are encouraged.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidates are expected to develop/lead independent research programs of international prominence and teach a full load of undergraduate courses in the chemical engineering curriculum.  Faculty will collaborate on various research initiatives (including some of an interdepartmental nature). 


Applicants must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, leadership and research.  The successful candidates' expertise is expected to complement existing departmental strengths in catalysis, energy, fluid-particle systems and nanomaterials.  will be commensurate with experience.


Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate previous teaching experience at the university level.

The successful candidate(s) will possess the following skills and abilities:

--a high level of energy and initiative;

--excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;

--demonstrate a written record of securing external funding; and

--a proven ability to handle multiple priorities while maintaining a high level of professionalism and attention to detail.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application form, a letter outlining the commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work; a curriculum vitae, an official transcript, and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead.  Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.  Applications may be emailed to:


Dr. Morris H. Morgan III-- morris.morgan@hamptonu.edu


**Hampton University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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