Tenure-track faculty position in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Johns Hopkins University

  • Johns Hopkins University, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department
  • Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
  • Oct 22, 2020
Full time   Chemistry Engineering & Applied Sciences Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description



The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position. All research areas will be considered. We especially seek applicants who will build on our strengths in catalysis/separations/energy, in computational science and machine learning, synthetic biology and/or cellular engineering.  

With twenty tenured and tenure-track faculty, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is a collaborative, innovative  department with leading expertise in emerging areas including engineering approaches to understand disease, immunoengineering, targeted drug delivery, artificial intelligence, soft robotics, and sustainable energy. The department has significant representation in major research centers and institutes on campus including the Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT), the Maryland Area Research Computing Center (MARCC), and the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute (HEMI).  We have large, vibrant educational programs at the undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. levels.  

As part of the Whiting School of Engineering, you will become a part of a unique research and educational environment with over 300 full time tenure-track, research, and teaching-track faculty in nine academic departments with a total annual research budget of over $200 million. Faculty collaborate frequently  with scholars in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Applied Physics Laboratory, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. The Whiting School has more than 1800 undergraduates and 1000 full time MS and PhD students. 

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is dedicated to fostering an inclusive, diverse, and welcoming environment for faculty, staff, and students. We recognize the value and experience of individuals of different backgrounds, and our department is engaged in  improving and sustaining equitable structures throughout our community. 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants must hold an earned doctorate in an appropriate field by the time their appointment begins. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding independent research and show promise for excellent teaching, mentoring, and impact on society. Candidates must be committed to creating and sustaining diverse and inclusive research, academic, and professional environments. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant. 

Application Details

Applications must be submitted on-line at http://apply.interfolio.com/79215

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a statement on diversity and inclusion, three recent publications, and complete contact information for at least three references.  We encourage interested candidates to apply by October 30, 2020 so that we may have the opportunity to hear your talks at the AIChE Annual Meeting (or other venues).

While candidates who complete their applications by November 30, 2020 will receive full consideration, the department will begin reviewing applications immediately and consider exceptional applicants at any time.


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Application Deadline

November 30, 2020