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        I wanted to inform you of a faculty opening at the University of
        Iowa. Please review and pass onto your colleagues as
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        mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Faculty
        Position in Informatics Applied to Chemical and Biochemical
        Systems<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Department
        of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering - University of Iowa<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        href="https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/65126"><span
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        University of Iowa invites outstanding applicants for a
        tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Chemical and
        Biochemical Engineering. The position is targeted at the
        Assistant Professor level but all ranks will be considered.
        Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Chemical
        Engineering or in an engineering or scientific discipline
        appropriate to their research focus. Potential for excellence in
        research and teaching is essential. This position is targeted to
        those working in research focused on the application of
        informatics to climate, energy, air pollution, environmental
        systems and related topics (e.g., energy systems design, sensor
        networks, combinatorial design, cheminformatics, etc.).<span
          style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The successful candidate is
        expected to develop an internationally recognized research
        program and to contribute fully as a scholar through teaching of
        undergraduate and graduate courses and through service to
        science and engineering.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">For more
        than 100 years, The University of Iowa has been preparing
        students for careers in chemical engineering. Today, with
        approximately 200 undergraduate and 35 graduate students, the
        Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering is a thriving
        program with strong ties to medical and environmental sciences.
        Interdisciplinary research is a strength, with close
        interactions with chemical and health science departments
        throughout the university. This position builds upon a new
        Informatics Cluster hire described below coupled with strengths
        within the department and college related to renewable energy,
        air quality, environmental engineering, and environmental
        change.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Informatics
        is a strategic priority of the university, College of
        Engineering, and the department.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">
        </span>The current position is a part of the University of Iowa
        Informatics Initiative, which includes the recent "cluster hire"
        of 20 new interdisciplinary faculty members to advance
        informatics education, training, research.<span
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        candidate will join a growing cluster of faculty working on
        applied issues in informatics and big data, supplementing
        existing faculty and recent additions to the cluster working in
        both fundamental and applied informatics.<span
          style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The candidates are expected
        to develop independent research programs, become part of the
        anticipated Institute of Informatics (</span><a
        href="http://informatics.uiowa.edu/"><span
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        or more additional centers or research institutes at the
        University of Iowa (e.g. IIHR Hydroscience and Engineering </span><a
        href="http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/"><span
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        Environmental Research </span><a href="http://cgrer.uiowa.edu/"><span
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        Cluster will be an important component in performance
        evaluations.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">The target
        starting date for this position is August 2015. The search
        committee chair is Charles O. Stanier. Send nominations or
        questions to </span><a href="mailto:charles-stanier@uiowa.edu"><span
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        will begin in October 2014. Recruiting will continue until the
        position is filled.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        University of Iowa is an equal opportunity and affirmative
        action employer.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>All
        qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
        consideration for employment free from discrimination on the
        basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex,
        pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
        information, religion, associational preference, status as a
        qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected
        veteran. The College of Engineering is committed to building a
        welcoming and inclusive academic community with the support
        systems for all persons to thrive. The Chemical and Biochemical
        Engineering Department is a leader in this effort and strongly
        encourages applications from women and minorities.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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      Position Number 65126 --<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span></span><a
      href="https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/65126"><span
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Charles Stanier
Associate Professor, Chemical &amp; Biochemical Engineering
and IIHR Hydroscience and Engineering
University of Iowa

email: <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:charles-stanier@uiowa.edu">charles-stanier@uiowa.edu</a>
ph: 319-335-1399 / fax: 319-335-1415
Mail: University of Iowa / Dept. of Chemical &amp; Biochemical Engineering
4122 Seamans Center / Iowa City, IA 52242-1527</pre>
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