Assistant Professors of Chemical Engineering

Texas A&M University at Qatar – Chemical Engineering Program

The Chemical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar invites applications for two Assistant Professor Positions at our campus in Doha, Qatar (www.qatar.tamu.edu). Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 31, 2017, applications received after that date may be considered until the positions are filled. The appointment is anticipated to begin in August 2018.

Position Title: Assistant Professors of Chemical Engineering

Texas A&M University at Qatar
Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) is a partnership with Qatar Foundation. Established in 2003, TAMUQ offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical, Electrical and Computer, Mechanical, and Petroleum Engineering and a Master Program in Chemical Engineering. The degree programs are identical to those of the main campus at College Station, Texas. A Texas A&M University diploma is awarded to graduates.

Doha is the home of Education City (http://www.qf.org.qa/qf-entities/qf-entities), a dedicated campus devoted to research and education. In addition to TAMUQ, Education City campus hosts other academic institutions including Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, Carnegie Mellon University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Northwestern University, University College London, and Georgetown University. As an international institution of higher learning, TAMUQ, and its partners in Education City, have significantly contributed to the development of post-secondary education and cultural growth in Qatar.

Program Overview
Texas A&M Qatar attracts some of the best high school graduates in the region. The Chemical Engineering Program (https://www.qatar.tamu.edu/programs/chemical-engineering/) has 10 faculty with supporting administrative and research staff, and approximately 50 graduate and 100 undergraduate students within the Department. Faculty members have a strong commitment to teaching, research, and service. The program benefits from state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation in support of its key educational and research missions. The faculty have established strong educational and research programs on a foundation of core engineering disciplines. The program continues to be refreshed in terms of its curriculum and research to meet local and global needs. There is significant support in Qatar for research through funds from Qatar National Research Fund and Industry. The Program follows the Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas program and the Diploma are valued as such.

Salary and Benefits:
TAMUQ offers a competitive salary package commensurate with rank and experience. The package includes overseas salary premium, accommodations, annual home leave allowances, dependent education, local transportation allowance, medical insurance, and other benefits.

Required Education and Experience
Applicants for these positions must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering or closely related field. Individuals with research and teaching interests in chemical engineering are encouraged to apply. Of particular importance to the program are the areas of Process Systems Engineering, Energy and Fuel Processing, Catalysis, Process Safety Engineering, Thermodynamics and Environmental Engineering. Prior experience in the USA, a strong record of published research, and experience in supervising research of graduate students is desirable. The successful applicants will be required to teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes; advice and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department's activities; and serve the profession. Applicants will be expected to establish/maintain a well-funded, internationally recognized, research program in an area of importance in chemical engineering. This position is in Doha and the successful candidate must relocate to Qatar.

Other Requirements
Candidates should submit applications electronically (a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, three journal publications, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Nimir Elbashir, (nimir.elbashir@qatar.tamu.edu) Chair, Search Committee, Chemical Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar. The complete application should be forwarded as a PDF by December 31, 2017. Early applications are encouraged since applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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