Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

CBS – Professor in Chemical and Process Engineering

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About Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P)

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is an internationally oriented institution of higher learning, that is committed to an educational system based on the highest standards of teaching and research in fields related to the sustainable economic development of Morocco and Africa. UM6P is an institution oriented towards applied research and innovation. On a specific focus on Africa, UM6P aims to position these fields as the forefront and become a university of international standing.

More than just a traditional academic institution, UM6P is a platform for experimentation and a pool of opportunities, for students, professors and staff. It offers a high-quality living and study environment thanks to its state-of-the-art infrastructure. With an innovative approach, UM6P places research and innovation at the heart of its educational project as a driving force of a business model.

In its research approach, the UM6P promotes transdisciplinary, entrepreneurship spirit and collaboration with external institutions for developing up to date science and at continent level in order to address real challenges.

All our programs run as start-ups and can be self-organized when they reach a critical mass. Thus, academic liberty is promoted as far as funding is developed by research teams.

The research programs are integrated from long-term research to short-term applications in linkage with incubation and start-up ecosystems.

About the Chemical & Biochemical Sciences Green Process Engineering (CBS)

The Chemical & Biochemical Sciences Green Process Engineering Department (CBS) is a component of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P). The main objective of CBS is to set up a distinctive research-teaching program, of international level, to meet the research and teaching challenges of UM6P, in particular on green and environmental chemistry applied to all aspects of chemical sciences: organic and inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical biology, biochemical and thermal reactions.

Research at CBS is organized around several major areas, which aim to answer challenging industrial questions, from complex chemical and biochemical reactions to scale-up and validation of process engineering. CBS projects aim at developing in-depth understanding of molecular mechanisms underlying all chemical transformations in order to propose original, and innovative alternatives promoting efficiency, environmental friendliness and sustainability.

Job Description

As a core component of UM6P, the CBS Department aspires to lead research and teaching at the forefront of innovation. Our scope encompasses green and environmental chemistry across diverse domains: organic and inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical biology, biochemical processes, and thermal reactions. Research endeavors at CBS blend deep molecular insights with practical applications, aiming to introduce novel, efficient, and sustainable alternatives.

CBS is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our faculty as a Professor in Chemical and Process Engineering. The successful candidate will contribute to CBS's Department, and consequently UM6P's commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and innovation by engaging in cutting-edge research, delivering high-quality instruction, and actively participating in the development of innovative solutions in the field of Chemical and Process Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:

Research Excellence: Drive pioneering research in chemical and process engineering, emphasizing sustainable solutions. Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to uncover molecular mechanisms, innovate process technologies, and contribute to the advancement of green and efficient chemical transformations.

Teaching and Mentorship: Develop and deliver high-impact courses in chemical and process engineering at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Employ innovative pedagogical approaches to foster critical thinking, problem-solving, and engineering skills in students.

Research Funding: Actively seek external funding opportunities to support research initiatives aligned with UM6P's mission. Lead collaborative efforts to prepare grant proposals, secure resources, and drive impactful research projects.

Candidate Criteria

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field, complemented by a suitable research track-record.
  • Demonstrated expertise in chemical and process engineering, substantiated by impactful research contributions and publications.
  • Proven excellence in teaching and mentorship, evidenced by innovative pedagogical approaches and contributions to student learning and development.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with a passion for interdisciplinary research and innovation.
  • Alignment with UM6P's mission of promoting sustainable economic development through research and innovation.

Application and Selection:

The application folder must contain:

  • Detailed CV,
  • Cover letter along with a synthetic presentation of the background, research works, projects and activities, publications, key achievements,
  • Research and teaching plans, entrepreneurial ideas and concepts if any, and services to UM6P community: max 3-4 pages,
  • 3 reference letters.

Our Offer

  • Very competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A unique set of research partners and collaborators.
  • Access to a pool of highly motivated and rigorously selected Master and PhD students with financial support.

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CBS – Professor in Chemical and Process Engineering
Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid Ben Guerir, Morocco Benguerir, Morocco
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