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Energy Systems Faculty Position

Friday, September 26, 2014

The School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in energy systems. Candidates with a core expertise in energy systems with a strong and consistent track record of applying this expertise to various energy areas will be considered. Demonstrated excellence in and commitment to multi-disciplinary research and teaching is a requirement. All specialties involving a systems approach (e.g., computational modelling, optimization, systems analysis, etc.) with application areas in energy will be considered. Of particular interest are candidates with expertise and creative programs in energy systems analysis and optimization (design, synthesis, utilization, life cycle analysis, and technoeconomic assessment) applied to a range of subsurface science and engineering applications including conventional and unconventional fossil fuels, geothermal energy, carbon capture and sequestration, and energy storage. This is an open-rank search; both senior and junior faculty candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field; salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and under-represented minorities to apply. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has the Dual Career program and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area.

Interested applicants should visit; submit curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and complete contact information for at least 3 references. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience and interests, leadership efforts and contributions to diversity are encouraged. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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