Chemical and Biological Engineering
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering invites applications from qualified individuals for an Associate Professor position in the areas of fluid mechanics, transport phenomena and/or fluidized-bed reactors. Applicants must possess a bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related discipline and have demonstrated evidence of research and teaching excellence. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, establishing and/or sustaining a dynamic and vigorous national-caliber research program and contributing to the overall department and college administration. The successful candidate will be recruited with tenure. Applicants should be eligible to be registered as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS).
Located on one of the Canada’s most attractive campuses, the University of Saskatchewan is internationally recognized for its contributions to teaching, scholarship, research, and innovation. The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is one of the four departments in the College of Engineering, which is celebrating its 100-year unprecedented growth and transformation, and has been a research-intensive major academic unit in the University of Saskatchewan.
The Department offers its faculty a thriving intellectual climate and extraordinary opportunities for multi-disciplinary interaction and ground-breaking collaborative research locally and worldwide, with the nicety of partnership with colleagues from the Canadian Light Source (CLS), Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC), and companies located at the Innovation Place on campus in Saskatoon.
With large and modern research laboratories, including the-state-of-the-art fluidization research facilities, the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering promotes collegiality and has five major research themes: Oil and Gas Processing, Energy and Environment, Biochemical and Bioprocess Engineering, Agricultural System Engineering, and Natural Resource Engineering. The Department is a dynamic community of scholars who are dedicated to challenging old notions and creating new ideas that are shared with students. The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. More information about the Department can be found at the website: http://www.engr.usask.ca/departments/chebio/index.php
The University of Saskatchewan offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. Salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested and qualified person should submit an application, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, a plan for future research, the names and contact information (postal, e-mail, fax and telephone numbers) of three referees to:
Dr. Ding-Yu Peng, Head
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering,
University of Saskatchewan,
57 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A9 Canada
The closing date for applications is May 15, 2012. Anticipated appointment start date is July 1, 2012. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately. Electronic submissions by email are preferred. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The University of Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.