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Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering 2585

Recruitment Number:  2585

Position: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering (Materials Engineering)

Effective Date: August 17, 2020 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field
  • Degree at the time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020
  • Specialization in the area of materials engineering or a closely related field
  • Potential for effective teaching at the college level
  • Demonstrated potential for successful research, scholarly and creative activities
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level
  • Experience in teaching courses related to materials engineering
  • Demonstrated ability and clear plans for the development of research programs
  • Ability to develop the curriculum in the areas of materials engineering, including but not limited to corrosion, formulation and manufacturing of composite materials, nanomaterials, green materials, biomaterials, and energy-storage materials



  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses pertinent to materials engineering, such as fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, material purification, heat and mass transfer, and polymer material fabrication
  • Develop new courses including laboratories and update existing courses
  • Supervise student projects and theses
  • Write grant proposals and seek external research funding
  • Conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publications and external funding
  • Collaborate with faculty members to plan an option or focus on the materials area in the graduate degree and/or the undergraduate degree
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community


CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required Documentation:

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • A research statement describing your research accomplishments and plans
  • A teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy and experiences
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following:
  1. A signed SC-1 form,
  2. Three current letters of recommendation independently provided by references, and
  3. An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

Application shall be submitted on Academic Jobs Online using the following URL:

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Roger C. Lo, Associate Professor and Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Chemical Engineering

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-5103

Phone: 562-985-1508 or

Application Deadline:

Review of applications to begin January 6, 2020

Position open until filled (or recruitment canceled)

Employment Requirements:

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.  CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.