Current Positions

Assistant Professor -Tenure Track

The Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department at Tulane University seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure track Assistant Professor position. Competitive applicants will demonstrate research excellence and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants with research applications in Health, Energy, and the Environment are of particular interest. Tulane’s Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department is research active, offering B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Prominent features of our ongoing departmental expansion include major additions to laboratory and office space in a new chemical sciences building.

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering or related field and be authorized to work in the United States. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the position is filled.Please apply on-line with a cover letter outlining your qualifications, vita, research plan, teaching plan, and a list of three references to the:

Junior Faculty Search Committee
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department
300 Lindy Boggs Center
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118.


Postdoctoral Opening

The Shantz Lab at Tulane is currently looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on an industrially funded project in the area of carbon dioxide to chemicals.  The successful applicant will have a background in reaction engineering/catalysis.  Specific skills the successful candidate will need include:

·         Ability to design, set up, and troubleshoot high pressure reactors

·         Expertise in both gas and liquid chromatography

·         Ability to perform kinetics analysis of reaction data

·         Expertise with operando spectroscopies a plus

The successful candidate will also be asked to mentor graduate students and work with the corporate sponsor as appropriate.  The initial appointment is expected to last two years with possibilities of a third year based on performance.

Candidates interested should email Dan Shantz ( a CV and the names of three references.  The anticipated start date for the position is June 2015 but there is flexibility.

Applications will be evaluated immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.  All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

300 Lindy Boggs Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, T: 504-865-5772, F: 504-865-6744