View Full Version : Position Announcement: Director,School of Chemical Eng. and Bioeng., Washington State University

09-17-2007, 10:15 AM
Washington State University (WSU) is seeking a highly motivated,
visionary leader to direct the School of Chemical Engineering and
Bioengineering. The Director will show leadership in enhancing graduate
education, increasing research expenditures, building research groups in
critical thrust areas, forging strategic interdisciplinary
collaborations, developing educational programs for preparing globally
competitive engineers, and expanding successful interactions with
industry and alumni. Preference will be given to candidates who have an
active research program in either alternative energy or in
bioengineering and they will be expected to continue that research at
WSU. An earned doctorate in a relevant engineering discipline is
required, as is demonstrated potential for academic leadership, a strong
record of scholarship, success in effective integration of research and
teaching, and proven success in funding from industry and government

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a letter
summarizing their experience and vision, and the names, addresses,
telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Inquiries
may be directed to directorsearch@cea.wsu.edu or (509) 335-8730.
Application materials should be sent to: Professor M. Grant Norton,
Chair of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Director Search
Committee, College of Engineering and Architecture, Washington State
University, P.O. Box 642714, Pullman, WA 99164-2714. Screening of
applicants will begin November 1, 2007, and continue until the position
is filled.

EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special
disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated
veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or
persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

Anita Vasavada, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6520
voice: (509) 335-7533
fax: (509) 335-4650