Opportunities for Graduate Students

Where do our students go after finishing their graduate degrees?

Industry Careers at companies like 3M, AbbVie, ADM, Arkema, Black & Veatch, Burns & McDonnell, Chemours Chem Company, Chesapeake Energy, ChevronPhillips Chem Co., DuPont, Energy Future Initiative, EQT Corporation, General Motors, Intel, UTC, Schulmerger, and Samsung

Post-Doctoral Positions at institutions such as MIT, University of Texas-Austin, and the University of Colorado

National Lab Research at locations such as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL), and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

Startup Companies resulting from graduate research like Avium, LLC., Bond Biosciences, Iconium Engineering Company, Orion Biosciences, Savara Pharmaceuticals, and Agrivida, Inc.

Academic Positions throughout the United States and around the world

Scholarship Opportunities

  • CPE Academic Support Requests - CLOSED FOR FALL 22. (Link to application) Average awards in Fall 2022 were $500. Spring 23 awards will open in Feb.


Non-academic Opportunties

  • SPE/IATMI Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition

    CALL FOR PAPERS [Submit by Dec 12.22] Aptly themed “Managing the Base During the Net Zero Transition”, the APOGCE 2023 will dive into current practices as the industry strives towards maintaining productivity, remaining sustainable, and preserving business resilience in these challenging times. The energy industry is also transforming and moving towards net zero.

  • SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition

    CALL FOR PAPERS [Submit by Jan 5.23] In its 13th edition, the conference will continue providing an unprecedented platform for experts in drilling and completions to share their latest technological advancements, evolving challenges, and successful case histories.

  • SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

    CALL FOR PAPERS [Submit by Jan 31.23] ATCE is the leading technical energy conference and exhibition for global E&P professionals. As the global energy map continues to shift, ATCE 2023 is focused on leading the discussions around innovation in energy and the technology developments that are building the upstream industry’s road to sustainable solutions and growth. This is your opportunity to participate and be a part of the ATCE technical program in 2023.

  • SPE Offshore Europe 2023

    CALL FOR PAPERS [Submit by Feb 13.23] Our mission is to create a space for collaboration and learning to drive the oil and gas sector forward, bringing together the entire energy value chain back to business, face to face. Shape the agenda at OE23 and have the opportunity to work alongside our technical programme committee by shining a light on what the future holds for our industry. We’d love to hear your professional success stories, achievements, and your view on the future of energy.

  • 2023 OTC

    CALL FOR PAPERS [Submit by March 7.23] The 2023 OTC Brasil Program Committee is now accepting abstracts for next year’s event, which takes place 24–26 October in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Become an industry thought leader and submit your abstract to help accelerate offshore R&D efforts, support business opportunities, and address the challenges faced by the offshore energy sector.

  • SPE Subsea Well Intervention Symposium

    CALL FOR PAPERS [Submit by Mar.9.23] Themed "De-risking the Intervention Decision–Balancing Investment and Reward," the 2023 SPE Subsea Well Intervention Symposium will include in-depth discussions on efficiency gains to reduce costs, optimize well productivity, and reliability.

  • Research-Only Position in Miami

    [Posted 11.2.22] Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering (CPB): Assistant Research Scientist/Engineer, who has potential for developing interdisciplinary research by closely collaborating with current Miami faculty members working in biomedical engineering and biotechnology. This includes planning and conducting research and analyzing and interpreting experimental or computational results in the area of biomedical engineering and biotechnology. The Assistant Research Scientist/Engineer will also be involved in disseminating results from their research. Assistant research Scientist/Engineers are expected to develop a sustainable, funded research program as a PI or CO-PI. This is a full-time, twelve-month assignment. Miami University recognizes that technology enables us to find new ways of providing first class service and workplace flexibility. This position is approved for remote work on a hybrid basis. Remote work is a working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.

  • Kansas Dept of Health & Environment | Open Positions

    Kansas Department of Health and Environment job opportunities include permanent positions, internships, and tax clearance. Learn more at https://admin.ks.gov/offices/personnel-services/jobs

  • SPE Subsea Well Intervention Symposium

    CALL FOR PAPERS [Submit by Mar.9.23] Themed "De-risking the Intervention Decision–Balancing Investment and Reward," the 2023 SPE Subsea Well Intervention Symposium will include in-depth discussions on efficiency gains to reduce costs, optimize well productivity, and reliability.

  • AFB International Associate Product Manager

    We make pet food taste great! For over 30 years, AFB International has been providing pet food solutions that enrich the lives of pets and their people. Our palatants are specially designed to make pet foods, treats and supplements taste better, ensuring pets receive the vital nutrients they need. We know wagging tails, licking whiskers and empty bowls equal happy pets and happy pet parents. Join AFB and you'll be a part of a team of highly skilled professionals that provide the greatest contribution to our success as an organization. Our team members are diverse, creative, passionate experts who are genuinely dedicated to our mission, our customers, and the pets we serve worldwide. ​

  • KU Math GTA positions for the Spring 2023 Semester

    Zhipeng Liu, interim associate chair of the math department, sent the department a message (11.09.22) announcing they have a few open GTA positions for Spring 2023. Please follow this link for more information if you are interested.

  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate Office o…

    The (OUP) sponsors the Professional Opportunities for the Student Workforce to Experience Research Program (HS-POWER) to provide students the opportunity to conduct and participate in research projects at DHS components Nationwide. Benefits Include: Weekly Stipends: Graduate- $950 Undergraduate- $750 Housing Allowance: $400 per week- Available to qualified participants. Travel Allowance: One round trip to the participation site for those who live more than fifty miles, one-way, from their assigned host facility.

Open Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

    [Posted 11.29.22] The University of Tennessee - Knoxville seeks candidates with expertise in any area of modern chemical engineering and who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Applicants must possess excellent academic credentials and a curriculum vitae that demonstrates the potential to develop a robust research program. A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral-level degree in chemical engineering or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate will develop an independent and collaborative research program, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in chemical and biomolecular engineering, and perform service and outreach to various relevant communities. Abundant opportunities for extra-departmental collaboration exist, including those within the Tickle College of Engineering and at nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the UT Medical Center, the UT Institute for Agriculture, and the College of Arts and Sciences, providing an outstanding infrastructure for experimental, computational, and theoretical research.

  • Wayne State University, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Dept, Assist…

    [Posted 11.18.22] Seeks exceptional candidates who pursue experimental chemical, biological or materials engineering research to address the world's most difficult energy, climate, health, and sustainability challenges. Current research strengths of the department include bio- and nano-materials, energy storage, molecular modeling, process control, and process systems engineering. CEMS has 121 undergraduates, 54 graduate students and 13 tenured or tenure-track faculty.

  • The University of New Mexico (UNM) - Assistant Professor Tenure-Tack

    [Posted 11.18.22] We seek an innovative & collaborative researcher & educator in broad areas of chemical engineering. Applications are encouraged from areas related to energy & sustainability, bioengineering, & materials science. The successful candidate should be able to develop a high-impact independent research program that cuts across disciplines, departments, and research centers and the dedication to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • Columbia University Open Rank Faculty Position - Sustainable & Regenerative Mat…

    [Posted 11.16.22] Columbia Engineering invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position. Appointments at the asst, assoc, or full professor rank will be considered. Applications are sought explicitly in any area encompassing material science and its intersections with sustainability. Research emphasizing the transformative manufacturing of soft materials, their use and recycling, engineering living materials, design and synthesis based on the principles of green chemistry, synthetic biology, biofabrication, and green manufacturing for a circular materials economy are encouraged.

  • University of Virginia - Faculty Opening in Chemical Engineering

    [Posted 11.7.22] Invites applications for two tenured or tenure-track positions in the field of catalysis for energy and large-scale chemical processes. The positions are part of UVA's investment of $60 million toward climate solutions through the University's Grand Challenge Research Initiatives, which includes investments in research infrastructure and up to six new faculty positions in the area of catalysis for energy and chemical processes.

  • FAMU-FSU Dept of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering - Two Asst. Professor Search…

    [Posted 11.7.22] One is in the chemical engineering polymers, and one is in the area of biomedical engineering. Please forward the attached advertisements to the appropriate candidates.

  • McMaster University Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Dept of Chemical Engine…

    [Posted 10.31.22] Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline, or a related engineering discipline, by the time of the appointment. Registration as a Professional Engineer of Ontario or eligibility to acquire registration in Canada is an essential qualification. The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate- and graduate-level courses.

  • University of Houston - Energy Transition and Sustainability

    [Posted 10.31.22] We are particularly seeking faculty candidates who will develop an externally-funded research program aimed at overcoming grand challenges in the broad field of Energy Transition and Sustainability, including Biodegradable Plastics, Plastics Upcycling/Recycling and Circularity, Carbon Management, Process Electrification, Blue and Green Hydrogen and Ammonia, Electrochemical Energy Storage, Life Cycle Analysis, and Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Fuels. Desirable areas of expertise include Catalysis, Reaction Engineering, Transport Phenomena, Molecular Thermodynamics, Advanced Materials, Applied Data Science, Systems Engineering, and Biomolecular Engineering. The Department has a strong graduate program with more than 100 PhD students, modern research facilities, and annual research expenditures exceeding $10 million. The successful candidate will join a collegial group of research-oriented faculty working in a highly collaborative environment.

  • Rutgers Chemical & Biochemical Engineering Tenure-track Position

    [Posted 11.1.22] The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (CBE) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick seeks outstanding applicants for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Professor levels. Applicants should have a PhD in chemical engineering or a closely related discipline, a record of excellence in research, and a commitment to teaching and working with a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates in all areas of chemical engineering research will be considered. We are especially interested in candidates whose work will synergize with existing expertise of the department. Those who work in theoretical and computational research, including data science, would especially align with departmental priorities.

  • Drexel Chemical and Biological Engineering \ Multiple

    [Posted 11.1.22] The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Drexel University is currently looking for two tenure-track faculty members at the Assistant Professor level. We are looking to make early offers to strong candidates in the current cycle for a position start date of September 1, 2024. It is anticipated that this will provide the candidate an opportunity to gain an additional year of research/grant experience prior to the start of the tenure clock. Candidates with any research expertise related to Drexel’s College of Engineering’s cluster hiring themes of Energy and Sustainability; Health, Wellness, and Medicine; and Smart, Integrated Cities will be considered.

  • Tulane University

    [Posted 10.25.22] The Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department at Tulane University seeks outstanding candidates for an opening at the rank of Assistant Professor. Competitive applicants will demonstrate research excellence and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This search is focused on candidates with a background in life science. Of particular interest are candidates whose labs utilize computational methods/tools in life sciences, with an emphasis in computational systems biology and its application in Chemical Engineering. The Department currently has 12 faculty, 40 PhD students, and approximately 100 undergraduate students. Tulane’s Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department is research active, offering B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees.

  • Miami Multiple Openings

    [Posted 10.17.22] The College of Engineering (CoE, https://www.coe.miami.edu/) at the University of Miami is proudly celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2022. In strategic partnership with several units at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, it is launching an ambitious growth area in Health Engineering. Multiple hires are expected to support several new initiatives: In line with these opportunities, the College of Engineering at the University of Miami will be recruiting for several tenure-track/tenured faculty at all ranks to lead research programs in Healthcare Engineering with an emphasis in Synthetic Biology & Biophysics, Cancer Engineering, Urologic Engineering, Neural Engineering, or Ophthalmic Engineering. Applications will be considered at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor ranks. Appointments are expected to be made in Department of Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering and/or Department of Biomedical Engineering; but applications will be considered for all departments in the College of Engineering. Joint appointments will also be considered, particularly with the Miller School of Medicine. Each appointment is expected to start on August 15, 2023.

  • University of Colorado, Boulder | Ternure-track

    [Posted 10.4.22] The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder is currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The opening is targeted at the level of Assistant Professor, but experienced candidates with outstanding credentials will be considered for Associate or Full Professor Appointments. The department and college are particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. The department anticipates that faculty hired from this search will start in August 2023.

  • Yale Faculty Opening

    [Posted 9.26.22] Tenure Track Faculty Position in Chemical Engineering at Yale University The Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (CEE) seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with the anticipated start date of July 2023. CEE wishes to recruit an individual holding (or soon to hold) a PhD in chemical engineering or a related discipline and having research expertise in the broad field of chemical engineering with a focus on design, synthesis, characterization, and/or assembly of materials with emphasis on transformative energy applications, quantum materials, and/or data science. These areas complement traditional strengths of the chemical engineering field in advanced materials, synthesis, processing and integration into industrial scale processes, and reflect Yale University’s science and engineering strategic initiatives. Candidates will be sought who can establish strong collaborative efforts within the Department as well as with the Yale Energy Sciences Institute. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, three representative publications, a description of research and teaching interests, and the names and email addresses of three references to https://apply.interfolio.com/112988. Review of applications will commence on October 20, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions or concerns to Ben McManus (felix.mcmanus@yale.edu). Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and under-represented minorities.

  • University of New Hampshire-Postdoctoral Diversity and Innovation Scholars

    [Posted 11.14.22] Through a nationally competitive application and review process, we seek to bring excellent scholars to our campus who have a passion for teaching, research, and public engagement within the context of a research (R1) university that values its commitment to the public good. The program is a high-profile initiative designed to increase the diversity of UNH's faculty, which is inextricably linked to academic excellence and student success.

  • MIT Faculty Search

    [Posted 9.19.22] Invites candidates for faculty positions starting July 2023. Appointment will be at the Asst or untenured Assoc Professor level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in CE. Candidates with research & teaching interests in every area relevant to the field of CE will be considered. The faculty responsibilities of the successful candidate will include advising students, developing and teaching CE courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as developing a sponsored research program and being involved in service to MIT and the profession.

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor level at Texas Tech University

    Exceptional candidates with commensurate experience and proven track record will be considered for tenure and advanced rank of Associate and Full Professor. We encourage applicants specializing in any area of chemical engineering, including, but not limited to, catalysis as applied to energy and sustainability, separations, nanomaterials, machine learning and data science, and translational bioengineering/medicine. Applicants should apply at the TTU online job application web site at Work at Texas Tech ; use requisition number31064BR.

  • Tufts University SOE Dept of Chemical & Biological Engineering - Tenure Track A…

    We invite applicants whose research complements our current strengths in advanced materials for energy and sustainability, catalysis, and molecular engineering. Applicants whose expertise is on technologies for renewable energy and sustainability, including renewable energy conversion and storage, the design of electrochemical (e.g., fuel cells, batteries, etc.) and photochemical systems, surface and molecular engineering for energy and environmental applications, and related experimental and/or computational approaches are especially encouraged to apply.

  • University of Arkansas Assistant Professor - Engineering

    The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to build a nationally recognized research program and contribute to the mission of the university and department through teaching and service. Chemical Engineering faculty are expected to conduct research leading to scholarly publication, design graduate and undergraduate courses, construct syllabi, lead classroom instruction, write and administer exams, prepare and evaluate students, mentor students, serve on various faculty and student-oriented committees, exhibit participation and leadership in related professional societies and participate in the faculty decision-making for the Department. The department promotes a highly collaborative research environment and seeks applicants who share the vision of solving complex problems through multi- and inter-disciplinary teams.