The College of Natural Resources (CNR) has a full time (9-month), tenure track, academic year teaching (100%) position available in the Department of Paper Science and Chemical Engineering. The positions’ primary responsibilities will be to provide undergraduate instruction (12 credits per semester) in chemical/process engineering courses (such as fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, etc.) and to develop a technical expertise associated with local industries such as pulp and paper and/or biofuels. Other duties include undergraduate advising and contribution to College and University governance. Faculty members are expected to accomplish a record of scholarly achievement in their field of interest to complement teaching responsibilities. Opportunities exist for involvement in research, outreach and international programs to meet University scholarship and service requirements. Experience in and desire to work with diverse populations of learners and stakeholders is required.
Have or be near completion of a Ph.D. the area of chemical engineering, bioprocess engineering, biochemical engineering, or paper engineering by the date of appointment. The relevant engineering related Ph.D. is required prior to the first retention decision.
Experience with environmental regulations and compliance.
Experience with the pulp and paper industry.
Demonstrate a clear potential to develop effective teaching skills; strong oral and written communication skills; and
Strong commitment to student learning and professional development.
About UWSP College of Natural Resources
The Paper Science and Chemical Engineering department houses two majors: Paper Science and Engineering, which is accredited by ABET and Chemical Engineering, which is scheduled for its first ABET review in Fall 2020. The department is located in the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The College supports premier undergraduate natural resource programs with disciplines in Fisheries and Water Resources, Forestry, Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management, Soil and Waste Resources, Wildlife Ecology, and the Department of Paper Science and Chemical Engineering. The University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point is a comprehensive regional. Stevens Point, a pleasant college community, with a population of just over 25,000, is midway between Milwaukee and Minneapolis near the center of the state. The area offers a wide range of cultural, shopping and outdoor recreational opportunities.