Linda and Bipin Doshi Professor/Associate Professor Position in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Job Description

The Linda and Bipin Doshi Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla is seeking outstanding applicants for a new Linda and Bipin Doshi Professor or Associate Professor position in one of the areas of drug delivery, biomaterials, biopharmaceuticals, tissue engineering, and energy (including but not limited to renewable fuels, batteries and multiphase reactors engineering). Preference will be given to the best applicants who can contribute to the department’s areas of strength related to drug delivery, energy, and multiphase reaction engineering. Competitive salary commensurate to qualifications of the candidate will be offered.

Successful candidates will be expected to have strong achievements and successes to (a) establishing strong research program that is externally funded and nationally and internationally recognized, (b) securing diverse and competitive external funding (c) contributing to the departmental, college, and campus research efforts, (d) establishing collaborative research efforts within the department, college, campus, UM System and with outside institutions, (e) high-quality teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, (f) service in the applicant’s professional community and our institution, and (g) increasing the diversity of both the student body and coworkers. Applicants should have demonstrated excellence in research, external funding, high-quality teaching, service, and increasing diversity. A preference is given for applicants with a B.S. degree in chemical engineering and a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or a related field at the time of starting the position. Candidates from national labs or industry with a strong research record and ability to secure diverse and competitive external funding coupled with academic/teaching experience are encouraged to apply as well.

Missouri S&T’s Linda and Bipin Doshi Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering occupies a new Bertelsmeyer Hall that accommodates state-of-the-art research laboratories related energy (including multiphase flow and reactors engineering, renewable fuels, and batteries), environmental applications including CO2 capture and conversion, adsorption, and drug delivery. It has state-of-the-art teaching laboratories and classrooms. Currently the department has 12 faculty members.

Further details on required and desired attributes, skills and characteristics of the successful candidate, and the department's vision and strategic plan, activities, and research may be found at:

Missouri S&T’s Linda and Bipin Doshi Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, the campus, and the greater University of Missouri System are deeply committed to inclusion and valuing diversity. Missouri S&T has undertaken a number of initiatives to improve campus life and the work life balance of its faculty and staff (see Missouri S&T seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples. 

Interested candidates should electronically submit their application consisting of: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, 4) a teaching statement, 5) a diversity statement, and 6) complete contact information for at least four references to Missouri S&T’s Human Resources Office at: using Reference Number 38439. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For more information prior to submitting an application, please contact both the Search Committee Chair Dr. Muthanna Al-Dahhan, at: and Search Committee Assistant Chandra Chastain, at:

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities with 98-degree programs in 39 disciplines. Founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Missouri S&T offers degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business, with master’s and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs and master’s degrees in biological sciences, business administration and technical communication. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled on campus and online, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build high visibility, impactful careers!

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The university participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in chemical engineering or a related field at the time of starting the position