Faculty Position in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

University of California, Berkeley
College of Chemistry

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

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, 2019. 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. The minimum qualification required to be considered for the position is the completion of all Ph.D or equivalent international degree requirements at the time of application, and the applicant should have a Ph.D or equivalent international degree by date of hire.

 The Berkeley campus values diversity, equity and inclusion as exemplified by the following principles of community:

  • We recognize the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors.
  • We embrace open and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal.

Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students and staff who share our commitment to these principles. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion at UC Berkeley. Financial and in-kind resources are available to pursue activities that help accelerate our efforts to achieve these goals.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, their most recently updated curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and provide at least three but no more than five letters of recommendation.  The statement of contributions to diversity should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity). Application materials should be submitted electronically through our web-based system at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01874.

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 (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Application material must be received by November 5, 2018. Interviewing will begin in January, and early application is encouraged. If you would like to receive more information, please contact Jamie Eagan at jeagan@berkeley.edu.


UC Berkeley is committed to diversity in all aspects of our mission and to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents.  For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: 

http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffimAct.