Temporary Instructor Opportunity in Chemical Engineering

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The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a temporary instructor to teach ECH 158C "Plant Design Project." This is a 4-unit course taught in Spring with an anticipated enrollment of 30 - 40 students. This course is taught in separate sections each with a distinct instructor and design project. Collaboration between instructors is an elemental part of the teaching effort. The course involves process design and safety, including the impact of multiple realistic constraints, costing and profitability analysis of complete chemical plants using computer-aided design techniques.

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The duties will include (but are not limited to) teaching a course including: mentoring design teams, leading lecture and discussion sessions, holding office hours, grading design reports and presentations, managing and mentoring teaching assistants, preparation of course materials, and additional duties as needed.

Candidates must have a Master’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry, experience in teaching undergraduate plant design, be expert users of Aspen Plus, and have relevant chemical plant industrial experience and plant process safety. The candidate will lead undergraduate student design projects and develop new plant design problems. Salary and appointment level commensurate with experience. Actual salary is based on percentage of appointment. Normally a 4-unit course equals a 33% appointment and employment for Spring quarter runs April through June. This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.Please direct questions to Veronica Stanton atvstanton@ucdavis.edu, or by phone at (530)-754-6143.

Consult che.engineering.ucdavis.edu or https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03755 for our online application procedure and requirements. The positions will remain open until filled; but to assure full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than 11:59 pm PST on December 15, 2020. We welcome applicants who have shown a commitment to educating and mentoring a diverse student body to expand opportunities and enhance personal growth, retention, and academic success. UC Davis is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer, and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. UC Davis supports family-friendly recruitments. See: http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/wl-brochure.pdf.

Please be aware that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, campus in-person operations have been restricted to essential personnel only. All academic and scholarly activities are being conducted remotely for the time being. As a result, interviews, seminars, and additional consultations may occur via remote platforms, including Zoom, to which we will provide access.

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