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Assistant Professor - Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - College of Chemistry

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The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for a tenure‐track position at the assistant professor level with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. The Department consistently ranks among the top research and teaching programs in the country and continues to be at the forefront in developing programs in emerging areas of chemical and biomolecular engineering and technology. Creative and energetic individuals who show extraordinary promise or accomplishment in any research area within chemical and biomolecular engineering will be considered, though candidates seeking to conduct work broadly defined as “catalysis” will receive special consideration. The minimum qualification required to be considered for the position is the completion of all Ph.D or equivalent degree requirements in chemical engineering or a closely related discipline at the time of application, and the applicant should have a Ph.D or equivalent degree in chemical engineering or a closely related discipline by date of hire.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, their most recently updated curriculum vitae, proposed research program, teaching statement and provide at least three but no more than five letters of recommendation. An optional statement regarding contributions to diversity may also be included.
Application materials should be submitted electronically through our web‐based system at:

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

Application material must be received by November 6, 2017. Interviewing will begin in December, and early application is encouraged. If you would like to receive more information, please contact Jamie Eagan at

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Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required