Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Department

Faculty Openings

Tenure-track Position

Assistant Professor of
Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

The Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering of the Fenn College of Engineering at Cleveland State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.  Applicants should have research experience and interest in an area related to surface engineering, such as solid-fluid interfaces, bioactive materials, catalysis, or bio-separations. Other related areas that can complement our current research strengths and have potential for collaborations with industry and other departments at Cleveland State, will also be considered.

Candidates must hold a Doctoral Degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses, supervise graduate student research, and establish an independent, externally funded research program.

The position will commence August 18, 2014

For full consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including names of at least three professional references), a statement of interests in teaching, and a research plan through the Human Resources Website (

Review of applications will begin December 1.

The Department offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees in Chemical Engineering.  In addition to the graduate degrees in Chemical Engineering, the Department also offers Biomedical Engineering degrees at the Master and Doctoral levels through a joint program with the Lerner Research Institute of the Cleveland Clinic.

Women and members of under-represented minority groups in engineering are especially encouraged to apply.

Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check. Hiring is contingent on maintaining existing levels of funding from the State.

For questions on lecturing and adjunct appointments, contact:

Department Chairperson,
Office: SH 455
Tel: (216) 687-2571

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Mailing Address
Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Department
Fenn College of Engineering
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Ave., SH 455
Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214
Campus Location
Stilwell Hall Room 455
1960 East 24th Street
Phone: 216.687.2569
Fax: 216.687.9220
Jorge E. Gatica
Phone: 216.523.7274

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