School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University

633 9116
Position ID:Cornell-ChemE-LECTURER [#9116]
Position Title: Lecturer in Industrial Process and Product Design
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemical Engineering / Chemical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2017/10/01 finished (posted 2017/04/26, finished 2017/09/06, listed until 2017/10/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University seeks applications for the position of Lecturer in Industrial Process and Product Design. Requirements for the position include a B.S. in chemical engineering or the equivalent and a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience, preferably not limited solely to activities in research and development. We particularly encourage individuals with experience in bioprocess engineering and related fields. Appointment at the level of Senior Lecturer will be considered for candidates with exceptional credentials.

A successful applicant will be expected to lead a senior level capstone course in process and product design while working with other members of the faculty and with graduate teaching assistants. Duties in this capstone course include lecturing on core course concepts, including engineering economics, developing and managing design projects, and interacting with student teams, other faculty and TAs in weekly meetings. We also encourage the successful applicant to develop elective courses, based on the applicant’s own industrial experience, for upper-level undergraduate and Master of Engineering students. The applicant should be skilled in leadership, management, and written and oral communication and should strive to have a lasting pedagogical impact on our students.

Lecturers and Senior Lecturers in the College of Engineering at Cornell University are expected to (i) excel in classroom teaching; (ii) contribute to the development of courses, both syllabi and teaching materials; and (iii) participate in advising of students as well as their academic and honorary societies. Additionally Senior Lecturers are expected to (iv) make substantial contributions to course design, syllabi, organization and lasting teaching materials; (v) provide leadership in supervising and training teaching assistants and new Lecturers; and (vi) provide educational contributions and leadership in areas of importance to the department, college and, where appropriate, to the university and nation. We anticipate that Senior Lecturers that establish a proven track record of success will receive strong consideration for appointment at the level of Professor of Practice.

Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, and a brief cover letter outlining their interests and plans for the position at This position can be filled as soon as 16 August 2017, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For Lecturers, appointments are up to 3 years and renewable; for Senior Lecturers appointments are up to 5 years, also renewable.

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Further Info:
(607) 255-6331
Robert Frederick Smith School of
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
126 Olin Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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