Sustainable Manufacturing

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Focus Area
Sustainable and Resilient Economy


The Ohio State University seeks qualified candidates for a tenure track faculty position in the Discovery Theme area of Sustainable and Resilient Economy (SRE), in the field of process systems engineering with a focus in sustainable manufacturing, that develops strong collaborative research toward sustainability and resilience of engineering systems through Ohio State's SRE program by working with interdisciplinary research teams. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, process control and process design. This position also develops and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, advises students, directs graduate students, and serves on department, college and university committees. This position is anticipated to be filled at the associate professor level; however assistant- or full professor-level appointments will be considered for outstanding candidates.

This position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact. The successful candidate will join a highly collaborative interdisciplinary community of scholars in the Sustainable and Resilient Economy (SRE) program including faculty from engineering, environmental sciences, social and behavioral sciences, business, public health, and policy. The SRE program seeks to advance sustainability science by developing a more holistic understanding of sustainable and resilient production and consumption systems, human-environment interactions, and innovations in sustainable technologies and governance. Successful applicants will be expected to participate in or lead collaborative teams and interdisciplinary research on sustainability and resilience topics.


Doctorate (Academic) in chemical engineering; demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality research; strong interest in teaching; ability to develop and maintain an active program of teaching and research in chemical and biomolecular engineering.

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