Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission.


Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chair of the Chemical Engineering Department in the Manhattan College School of Engineering. The College seeks an energetic academic leader capable of formulating and building consensus while assuming a visionary role. Prior administrative or relevant experience is required and evidence of industrial and/or corporate experience will enhance the application.

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in chemical engineering or a closely related discipline. The individual should have a commitment to excellence in teaching and engineering education as well as a record of scholarship/published research. Excellent communication and administrative skills are essential for the position. The successful candidate should be eligible for appointment at the rank of full professor. It is expected that the new chair will join the Department in the Fall Semester 2017.


The School of Engineering is located in the City of New York with a rich diversity of cultural activities. The Chemical Engineering Department includes six full-time faculty members, 154 full-time undergraduate students and 30 master's degree students. The Chemical Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the EAC of ABET.

Applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vita, three professional references with contact information, and a strategic vision statement. Inquiries and electronic submissions should be sent to the attention of Department Chair Search Committee at the online application link below:

Manhattan College is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. The College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.