MFD Job Openings

Current Openings

The faculty of the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science ( invites applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at all levels in the discipline of Chemical Engineering. We welcome applicants specializing in any area of chemical engineering including, but not limited to, sustainability, advanced chemical manufacturing, biopharmaceutical engineering, and advanced materials / soft materials.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a world-class research program within a stimulating interdisciplinary environment and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate's research work. The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, individuals from racial/ethnic populations demographically underrepresented in engineering, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We are interested in exceptional candidates at all levels.

The position is available starting August 16, 2023. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in chemical engineering or a related field, by the beginning of the appointment. Applications must include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae detailing educational background, research accomplishments, and work experience; a research plan; a teaching and service plan; and contact information of at least four professional references.  Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. In order to receive full consideration, candidates should apply on-line at, and all materials should be received by December 10th, 2022 though earlier application is encouraged; applications received after this deadline might not be considered.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to enabling the success of dual career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.  USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.


Published on May 2nd, 2017

Last updated on September 26th, 2022