Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Majority of courses will be online through fall semester.  More information.

Career Opportunities

If you would like to submit your opportunity/job announcement, use this ONLINE form.

The University of Delaware’s Department of Chemical Engineering does not support or endorse any non-UD website listed.

Opportunities can also be found at the Career Services website. Some sites posted on the Career Services site may be fee based and your personal information may be shared with third parties. These opportunities are for information only and are posted for the benefit of our viewers, no claims are made for their accuracy or availability, nor should their inclusion be seen as an endorsement by the University or the Department of Chemical Engineering.

If you are seeking employment at the University of Delaware, please refer to the UD’s Human Resources website.

Academia Opportunity Listing

The University of Delaware’s Department of Chemical Engineering does not support or endorse any non-UD website listed. 

Posted August 24, 2020
  • California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
    • Position: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
      Department: Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
      Brief description: The Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of chemical engineering. Candidates with strong commitments to research and teaching excellence are encouraged to apply. The term of the initial appointment is four years and is contingent upon completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. in chemical engineering or in a related field. Applications should be received by November 1, 2020.
    • University of California, Berkeley
      • Position: Assistant Professor – Artificial Intelligence
        Department: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
        Job #: JPF02567
        Brief description: The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level with an expected start date of July 1, 2021. The Department consistently ranks among the top research and teaching programs in the country and continues to be at the forefront in emerging areas of chemical and biomolecular engineering and technology. Creative and energetic individuals who show extraordinary promise or accomplishment in using data-driven and artificial intelligence-based approaches to solve the next generation of chemical and biomolecular engineering challenges are encouraged to apply. We are seeking researchers that develop cutting edge computational and experimental approaches for areas such as catalyst design and discovery, analysis of multiscale phenomena, advanced manufacturing, spectroscopy, high-content imaging systems, and high-throughput approaches in chemistry and biology..
    • West Virginia University
      • Position: Department Chair – Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources (15202)
        Brief description: West Virginia University (WVU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair for the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (CBE) in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. We seek an energetic and ambitious leader with a strong record of scholarly and professional accomplishments to lead the department into a new era and help achieve greater national and international recognition. The vision of the Statler College is to be recognized internationally for its excellence in education, research and outreach; the CBE Department plays a key role in meeting this vision.
      • Position: Assistant Professor (15211)
        Brief description: The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at West Virginia University invites applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending upon qualifications. Candidates must have research expertise in the area of process systems engineering, with emphasis on one of the following areas: mathematical modeling including multi-scale modeling, process intensification, optimization, control, artificial intelligence techniques, and/or other computational approaches especially in the area of energy systems. The new faculty member will complement the already established and strong program in process systems engineering in the department that has more than 30 graduate students and over $2 million/year in research funding.
      • Position: Assistant Professor (15217)
        Brief description: The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at West Virginia University invites applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates must have research expertise in one or more of the following areas: (1) Catalysis (2) Catalytic materials (3) Reaction Engineering with applications in natural gas conversion, CO2 utilization and hydrogen production. The new faculty member will complement the already established and strong program in catalysis and reaction engineering in the department.
    Posted August 10, 2020
    • Brandeis University
      Position: Postdoctoral Associate in Microfluidics & Soft-Materials Research
      Location: Waltham MA
      Brief description: We seek a postdoc to join the Brandeis Bioinspired Soft Materials MRSEC, a multidisciplinary, tightly integrated team, to design and fabricate new microfluidic devices. The focus will be on controlling protein crystallization for drug discovery applications and engaging in basic research in active matter of purified biological systems and self-assembly of DNA origami. The position will be integrated into a team of students, postdocs and faculty who work together across groups and disciplines to achieve our goals.
    Posted August 3, 2020
    • Princeton Unviersity
      Position: Assistant Professor
      Brief description: The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Princeton University seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, effective as early as September 1, 2021. The search is open to candidates specializing in any area of chemical and biological engineering. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field, demonstrated excellence in academic research, and a strong interest in teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students. We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department and attract and retain a diverse student body.
    Posted July 27, 2020
    • University of California, Berkeley
      Position: Assistant Professor – Artificial Intelligence
      Brief description: The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level with an expected start date of July 1, 2021. We are seeking researchers that develop cutting edge computational and experimental approaches for areas such as catalyst design and discovery, analysis of multiscale phenomena, advanced manufacturing, spectroscopy, high-content imaging systems, and high-throughput approaches in chemistry and biology.
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
      Position: Postdoc Position
      Brief description: Professors Bernhardt Trout, Richard Braatz, and Allan Myerson are working on a new project involving formulation of biologic drugs which are composed on antibodies and therapeutic proteins. They are looking for two postdocs with general experimental background in or related areas. If interested in this position, please contact Professor Allan Myerson directly via email at myerson@mit.edu.
    Posted June 15, 2020
    • Brandeis University
      Location: Materials Research Science and Engineering Center: Bioinspired Soft Materials research center
      Position: Four Investigators

      1. (1, 2) Experimental Soft Matter (DNA origami and self-assembly)
      2. (3) Computational Soft Matter (Modeling self-assembly pathways)
      3. (4) Theoretical Soft Matter (Theory-directed design)

      Brief description: We seek four postdocs to join a multidisciplinary, tightly integrated team of four investigators within the Brandeis Bioinspired Soft Materials research center (Ben Rogers, Seth Fraden, Mike Hagan, and Greg Grason) to design and synthesize new DNA-origami building blocks, elucidate the mechanisms of their assembly into self-limiting architectures, and model the assembly pathways using theory and computer simulation. Our team of students, postdocs and faculty will work together across groups and disciplines to achieve our goals. This position offers ample opportunities for your professional development including participating in exciting cutting-edge science, gaining mentoring experience, and initiating your own research directions.

    Posted April 14, 2020
    • University of Massachusetts Lowell
      Position: Assistant Teaching Professor – Chemical Engineering
      Job #: 505115
      Brief description: Responsibilities will consist primarily of teaching the undergraduate laboratory courses with opportunities to teach other undergraduate courses. In addition, opportunities may exist for developing new courses and teaching at the graduate level. The successful candidate also would be involved in advising undergraduate students, service and outreach activities, and actively participating in continuing efforts to improve the department’s educational mission.
    Posted April 13, 2020
    • University of Washington
      Position: Temporary Lecturer Full-Time (Chemical Engineering)
      Brief description: We seek a full time (100% FTE) Lecturer for the 2020-21 academic year. The position is a non-tenure track, 1 term appointment (9-month service period), renewable in future years subject to availability of funds. The candidate must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering or several years of relevant teaching experience across the chemical engineering curriculum. The individual must be capable of teaching a range of classes in the Chemical Engineering curriculum, and must have familiarity with a variety of laboratory instrumentation. The position is primarily focused on teaching with a small service component.


    postings from 2019

    Posted September 23, 2019
    • University of California, Santa Barbara
      Position: Assistant Professors of Chemical Engineering
      Job #: JPF01504
      Brief Description: The Chemical Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara is seeking applications as part of an external search for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions with a start date of July 1, 2020 or later. At a minimum, applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application. Applicants must have a PhD degree or equivalent in chemical engineering or a related field by time of appointment as Assistant Professor.
    • The University of Utah
      Position: Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates are expected to develop dynamic, externally funded research programs that lead to national and international recognition, and to demonstrate excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field. We value diversity and seek the best available candidates, including those with research strengths in areas that complement our existing research activities.
    • University of California, Los Angeles
      Position: Faculty Positions
      Job #: JPF04730
      Brief Description: The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is seeking faculty candidates with extraordinary research and teaching capability in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Candidates must have a PhD degree in chemical engineering or a related field, and be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to mentor MS and PhD students. The successful candidates will have an outstanding record of contributions to chemical and/or biomolecular engineering.
    Posted September 16, 2019
    • Colorado School of Mines
      Position: Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
      Job #: 493918
      Brief Description: The Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) department at the Colorado School of Mines invites applications for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. While there is a preference for faculty in either complex fluids or energy, excellent candidates in all research areas related to Chemical and Biological Engineering will be considered.
    • The University of Tulsa
      Position: Applied Assistant Professor
      Brief Description: The Russell School of Chemical Engineering is seeking to fill a term contract position with an initial appointment of three years. The position is approved at the Applied Assistant Professor level. The anticipated starting date is Fall 2020. The successful candidate must have a sincere commitment to excellence in, and must have a formal educational background that provides a foundation for, teaching traditional chemical engineering undergraduate laboratory and lecture courses. Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate or its equivalent in chemical engineering or a closely related field and the ability to communicate effectively.
    • West Virginia University
      Position: Assistant/Associate Professor – Engineering and Mineral Resources
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at West Virginia University invites applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending upon qualifications. Candidates must have research expertise in one or more of the following areas (1) process systems engineering, including artificial intelligence techniques, and/or computations with an emphasis in energy systems, (2) catalysis, catalytic materials, and/or reaction engineering in the area of energy systems (3) materials processing (including polymeric materials and/or biomaterials) for synthetic sustainable applications.
    • University of Oklahoma
      • Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Produced Waters/Water Resources
        Brief Description: The University of Oklahoma (OU) School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science (CEES) and School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering (CBME) in the Gallogly College of Engineering (GCoE) are looking to fill a joint faculty position in the area of produced waters/water resources. The position aligns with the GCoE’s strategic priorities of doubling research productivity in the strategic growth areas of energy (including management of produced waters from petroleum production) and water (including treatment and reclamation of produced waters).
      • Position: Assistant or Associate Professor
        Brief Description: The Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering in the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy, and the School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering in the Gallogly College of Engineering invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with qualifications, with a fall 2020 expected starting date. We expect the individual to teach graduate course(s) that are listed in both schools. For exceptional Associate Professor candidates, an endowed Professorship and granting of tenure will be considered.
    • California State University, Long Beach
      Position: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
      Brief Description: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses pertinent to materials engineering, such as fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, material purification, heat and mass transfer, and polymer material fabrication. Develop new courses including laboratories and update existing courses. Supervise student projects and theses. Write grant proposals and seek external research funding. Conduct independent and collaborative research leading to publications and external funding. Collaborate with faculty members to plan an option or focus on the materials area in the graduate degree and/or the undergraduate degree. Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.
    • University of Washington
      Position: Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering (Tenure Track)
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington invites applications or nominations for a full-time tenure-track faculty position (9 month service period) to begin September 16, 2020. The Department is seeking candidates at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates with the demonstrated capacity to build a world class chemical engineering research program crosscutting these interdisciplinary efforts. Applicants representing all areas of chemical engineering research are encouraged to apply.
    • University of Pennsylvania
      Position: Tenured or Tenure-track Position 2020
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for multiple tenure-track and tenure positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level: The University seeks individuals with exceptional promise for, or proven record of, research achievement who will excel in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Applications are welcome from all areas of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with particular emphasis in the fields of Energy, Biotechnology, Systems Biology, and Nanotechnology.
    Posted September 03, 2019
    • University of Notre Dame
      Position: Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame (http://cbe.nd.edu) seeks outstanding applicants for tenured / tenure-track faculty positions. The search is open to candidates specializing in any area of chemical and biomolecular engineering.
    • Caltech
      Position: Assistant Professor
      Brief Description: The Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of chemical engineering. Candidates with strong commitments to research and teaching excellence are encouraged to apply.
    • University at Buffalo
      Position: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
      Posting #: F1900102
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) at University at Buffalo (UB) invites candidates to apply for the positions of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, mentor graduate students, advise students at all levels and maintain an active research program.
    Posted August 27, 2019
    • University of California, Irvine
      Position: Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty positions
      Job #: JPF05217
      Brief Description: The Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center (SCRC) [http://stemcell.uci.edu] in the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences (CoHS) and the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) [http://engineering.uci.edu/dept/cbe] in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering (HSSoE) at the University of California Irvine invite applications from outstanding candidates for three tenure-track/tenured faculty positions focused broadly on Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells. Faculty appointments will reside in HSSoE (in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering) or CoHS School of Medicine (SOM; in Physiology & Biophysics, Anatomy & Neurobiology, or another SOM department as appropriate).
    • Oklahoma State University
      Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
      Brief Description: The Systems Biomedicine & Pharmaceutics Lab in the School of Chemical Engineering at Oklahoma State University is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow to (a) develop methods to accelerate and facilitate the construction and reuse of multiscale computational models and (b) create new multiscale models to improve physiological understanding of how local and systemic immune stimulants affect tissue damage with applications to inflammation and immunotherapies. Other duties include conducting computational modeling studies, preparing manuscripts and presentations, and writing codes and documentation for models to be disseminated as open source software projects. The applicant should have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in engineering, mathematics, computational science, chemistry, or a biomedical science discipline or a closely related field with significant experience in computer programming (e.g., MATLAB or Python). Experience in one or more of the following areas will be considered: multiscale modeling, partial differential equations, numerical methods, heat and/or mass transport, agent-based modeling, pharmacokinetics, biophysics, biomechanics, machine learning, computational fluid dynamics, immunology. Contact Ashlee Ford Versypt for further details.
    Posted August 05, 2019
    • UCLA Samueli School of Engineering has initiated a Future Faculty Lectures program for advanced PhD students and post-doctoral scholars to visit UCLA to present their work. We welcome you to apply to our Future Faculty Lectures—an opportunity for advanced Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars to assess whether the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is the best fit for a faculty position. Our goal is to help our faculty tackle today’s greatest engineering challenges and empower students to become future change agents. If selected, you will be invited to present an hour-long seminar on your research; tour the vibrant UCLA campus; and meet with current faculty over lunch. We believe a relaxed environment with open dialog is the best way to learn about each other and the opportunities available at UCLA Samueli. The school will support all travel and lodging expenses. Please feel free to share this opportunity with friends and colleagues who may be interested in this opportunity.
    Posted July 22, 2019
    • Princeton University
      Position: Assistant Professor
      Req.#: D-20-CBE-00001
      Brief Description: The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Princeton University seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, effective as early as September 1, 2020. The search is open to candidates specializing in any area of chemical and biological engineering.
    • Penn State
      Position: Assistant or Associate Professor
      Job No.: 87256
      Brief Description: The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, has openings for two tenure-line faculty positions. One position will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, while the second position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level. Both positions are scheduled to have a start date of July 1, 2020. The qualified candidate will have a PhD by the time of hire and expertise in one or more of the following areas of specialization: biomaterials, quantum materials, informatics, machine learning and data science in materials, energy materials, optoelectronic materials, polymer science, or metallurgy.
    Posted April 01, 2019
    • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
      Position: Visiting Faculty position
      Brief Description: The department seeks candidates with a promise of excellence in teaching and an interest in the individual student.

Industry Opportunity Listing
The University of Delaware’s Department of Chemical Engineering does not support or endorse any non-UD website listed.

Posted August 10, 2020
  • Mr. Fusion
    • Position: Product Design Engineer (either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering)
      Brief description: Experience taking a project from initial concept through product design and development. If interested, please contact the CEO, Joseph Quigley via email at jquigley@mrfusion.io.
    • Position: Chemical Engineer (Chemist/BioChemist)
      Brief description: Experience developing biofuels, chemically/thermally decomposing plastics and biomass, or something similar. If interested, please contact the CEO, Joseph Quigley via email at jquigley@mrfusion.io.
Posted July 27, 2020
  • DUPONT
    Position: Senior Scientist
    Brief description: We have an opportunity for a Senior Scientist in the Colloids and Formulated Products R&D group, part of DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences, Pharma Solutions, in Wilmington, Delaware. The R&D Senior Scientist will lead the preparation and execution of experimental activities to support the Pharma Solutions R&D strategy, including developing technologies for applications in adjacent industries. A successful applicant will have laboratory experience associated with the experimental methods, analytical techniques, and instrumentation trouble-shooting. Additionally, the candidate must demonstrate good interpersonal and organizational skills with a strong commitment to safety.
  • VIELABIO
    Position: Scientist I
    Brief description: Viela Bio is looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual to support downstream process development and process transfers with partners and CDMOs to advance our portfolio of products.
Posted July 20, 2020
  • SANOFI
    Position: Postdoctoral Fellowship: Biologics Drug Product Development and Manufacturing
    Brief description: The candidate will work on developing novel in silico tools for process simulation and biophysical properties predictions and will have the opportunity to interact with various experts in the areas of purification process development, formulation development, developability, manufacturing and data analytics across the global Sanofi network.
  • GS-Tek
    Position: Analytical Instrument Service Technician
    Brief description: Key responsibilities:

    • Chromatography instrument services including maintenance, troubleshooting and repair, both in house and in customer sites
    • Solution base turn-key analyzer assembling and test per test standard such ASTM, UOP, EPA, USP
    • Chromatography instrument installation, and customer training at customer site
    • Software/firmware update, both instrument control and data acquisition
    • Service manual preparation and documentations
Posted May 18, 2020
  • Merck
    Position: Senior Specialist, Chromatography Engineering
    Location: Wyndmoor, PA
    Brief Description: Our Engineers support internal and external manufacturing operations remain operational, continuously improve and innovate. With our extensive range of facilities and environments, our Engineers have opportunities across many diverse areas including Biological, Chemical, Automation, Capital Projects, Maintenance, Safety, Process Development, Technical Services, Utilities and Validation. HPV Vaccine Purification Global Technical Operations team is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill an open position to support the future growth of the HPV vaccines business across the Vaccine Site network. The manufacturing sites included in our support scope are: Elkton- VA; West Point-PA; Durham, NC and additional sites TBD.
Posted May 08, 2020
  • Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Research Service
    Position: Research Chemist
    Location: Wyndmoor, PA
    Brief Description: This position is located in the Sustainable Biofuels and CoProducts Research unit in the Eastern Regional Research Center (ERRC) for the Agriculture Research Service (ARS) in Wyndmoor, PA. In this position, you will be responsible for a combination of basic and applied chemical and agricultural research to develop new processes for producing new high quality bio-based functional food and non-food products from agricultural commodities and agricultural processing by-products.
Posted April 15, 2020
  • DuPont
    Req. ID: 209442W-01
    Location: Chesterfield, MO
    Position: Chemical Engineering Consultant – Catalyst Product Specialist
    Brief Description:

    • Utilize modeling and analysis tools troubleshoot and design chemical reactors.
    • Maintain and improve tools for simulating pilot plant information, designing commercial reactors, and understanding the reactor field performance.
    • Effectively communicate work to colleagues and customers.
    • Internal communication may involve presentations to business leadership and tutorials to colleagues on existing and newly developed capability.
    • External communication will involve preparation and presentation of papers at conferences. Document progress on analysis, design, and tools and improvements in reports.
    • Collaborate with internal stakeholders from across the business: leadership, marketing, sales, process engineering, IT, field engineering, manufacturing, and R&D.
    • Consult internally on catalyst-related operating problems, optimization, turnaround activities and quality/warranty issues.
    • Support troubleshooting efforts and root cause investigation of catalyst product quality issues and assist in formulating customer communications.Abide by organizational core values including safety, environmental stewardship, ethics and people treatment.
Posted April 13, 2020
    • OnDemand Pharmaceuticals

      Brief Description: ODP is seeking for a Senior Chemical Engineer and a Senior Scientist to support the development of our next generation medicine manufacturing platforms. Our manufacturing platform is comprised of modules that can chemically synthesize active pharmaceutical ingredients, purify crude products, and formulate into finished drug product. These modules are miniaturized and mobile and can be deployed anywhere in the world to strengthen pharmaceutical supply chain and enable local production of medicines.

    Posted April 08, 2020
    • ARPA-E
      Position: Various Opportunities
      Brief Description: Since its founding in 2009, ARPA-E has funded over 660+ projects in diverse subject areas, including reimagining electrical generation and grid technologies, engineering useful new materials, and finding innovative ways to transform America’s transportation infrastructure, to name a few. At the heart of ARPA-E’s success is its people. Program Directors, Tech-to-Market Advisors, and Fellows come from universities, industry, startups, and the public sector to redefine our nation’s approach to energy innovation. We invite you to learn more about life at ARPA-E and how working with us could be the greatest experience of your career.
    Posted April 02, 2020
    Posted February 27, 2020
    • Lampire Biological Laboratories
      Position: Purification Scientist
      Location: Everett, PA
      Brief Description: The primary responsibility of this individual is to maintain the overall health and well-being of the rabbits including cage and facility maintenance. This would include the feeding and watering of rabbits, administering treatments, as well as swapping, cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing all animal housing units and animal facilities.
    Posted January 27, 2020
    • Moderna
      Position: Scientist, mRNA and lipid Stability
      Brief Description: Moderna is seeking a Scientist for a position based at their Cambridge and Norwood, MA site. The individual in this role will be a highly skilled, talented and motivated scientist who will focus on mRNA and lipid stability. He/she will drive the fundamental understanding of the kinetics and mechanisms of mRNA and lipid degradation. The successful candidate will work closely with scientists/RAs within the mass spec team to identify the products of mRNA and lipid forced degradation using MS/MS and MSn techniques. He/she will also work cross functionally with other scientists within Technical Development to convert these fundamental understandings into real world strategies to slow mRNA degradation within lipid nanoparticles. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. (Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry, or related science) with 0-5 years of post-doctoral or industry experience and be a subject matter expert in nucleic acid chemistry.
    Posted September 16, 2019
    • FreeThink Technologies, Inc.
      Position: Physical Scientist, Ph.D.
      Location: Branford, Connecticut
      Brief Description: FreeThink Technologies, Inc., The Thinking CRO, is a rapidly growing company and the world leader in the science and technology of stability. FreeThink conducts laboratory studies for international clients in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and consumer products industries and also develops its own new technologies. The company is currently seeking for a full-time Physical Scientist, Ph.D. candidate.
    Posted September 03, 2019
    • Merck
      Position: Senior Scientist, Preclinical Development
      Location: Kenilworth, New Jersey
      Brief Description: The Biophysical Characterization group in Pharmaceutical Sciences is seeking a talented and highly self-motivated scientist with solid experience in biotherapeutics characterization. As a Senior Scientist, you will be responsible for characterization of biotherapeutic drug products with focus on higher order structure. You will be working in a collaboratively team environment to support both early and late stage formulation development. You will be responsible for building fundamental formulation stability understanding to ensure formulation robustness.
    Posted August 27, 2019
    • Graduate Research Opportunities at DOE National Laboratories
      The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program 2019 Solicitation 2. Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on November 14, 2019. 4 new research areas have been added to encourage activities at the convergence of multiple disciplines and communities, including Microelectronics, Data Science, Fundamental Symmetries, and Accelerator Science. We strongly encourage applications in these areas. The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program, research areas, and online application can be found at https://science.osti.gov/wdts/scgsr/.
    Posted July 01, 2019
    • AbbVie
      Location: Illinois, Lake County
      Position: Sr. Scientist I, Engineering (Sr. Engineer)
      Req.#: D-20-CBE-00001
      Brief Description: The successful candidate will play a key role in the Process Chemical Engineering function within Process R&D. The core deliverable of the function is to develop robust commercial processes to manufacture small molecule APIs and ADCs. Selected candidate is expected to address challenging problems in chemical reactions, extractions, distillations, crystallizations, filtration and drying to meet the target chemical and physical property attributes of the product through an in-depth scientific assessment of these unit processes/operations. The candidate is also expected to lead identification and development of novel approaches and technologies to enhance efficiency in process development and commercialization. The candidate must exhibit a collaborative nature in identifying process challenges on a wide range of projects, and take on a leadership role in developing and implementing solutions.
    • BIOMARIN
      Position:  Scientist 1, Purification Process Development
      Location:  Novato, California
      Brief Description: The Scientist 1 is responsible for the development and characterization of purification processes for therapeutic proteins and gene therapy vectors, and for their implementation in manufacturing facilities. The Scientist 1 has expertise relevant to the development of purification processes for therapeutic proteins and gene therapy vectors. Working as part of a team, the Scientist strives to design individual process steps and to assemble them into complete processes that meet regulatory requirements and expectations for efficiency and product quality. Send CV’s directly to Rahul Sheth at rsheth@bmrn.com.
    Posted June 04, 2019
    • Dentsply Sirona
      Position:  Chemical Processing Engineering – Operations
      Location:  Milford, Delaware
      Req. ID:  62296
      Brief Description: The Engineering Operations has openings for chemical engineers to provide continuous improvement for Safety, Cost, Quality and Reliability of production lines in order to increase plant efficiencies as well as provide day-to-day plant support and troubleshooting. Candidates hired for these role works with an extremely varied chemical portfolio and provide process engineering, chemical/chemistry support and detailed know how to the manufacturing team. You’ll be part of our local team and have potential internal exposure. We require a four year degree in Chemical Engineering, 2-5 years chemical process engineering experience in the medical device, chemical or pharmaceutical industries. Join our team and make a difference every day.
    Posted April 15, 2019
    • Intel Corporation
      Position: Physical Science & Engineering Ph.D.s
      Brief Description: • The Technology Development group’s Thin Films division of Intel Corporation currently has openings for physical science and engineering Ph.D.s to support/direct R&D of advanced processing methods. Candidates hired for these positions will be responsible for developing the next generation of Intel’s microprocessors. If you are considering a career which places you at the leading edge of technological innovation with the world’s foremost semiconductor manufacturer, we encourage you to consider joining the team that is chartered with continuing to meet the challenge of Moore’s Law in the 21st century. Interested candidates should email resumes to FE-Planar-Metals_Hiring@intel.com.
    Posted March 26, 2019
    • Regeneron
      Position: Process Scientist
      Location: Rensselaer, NY
      Brief Description: Open position for an entry level Ph.D. with a background in protein biochemistry and protein purification. Supports the Process Sciences Department IPC Development group through laboratory-scale validation and evaluation studies, as well as the design, implementation and maintenance of in-process control (IPC) programs for manufacturing bioprocesses.
    Posted February 18, 2019
    • Pfizer
      Position: Senior Scientist
      Department: Materials Science
      Brief Description: The Senior Scientist (Particle Characterization) position is a laboratory-based position with responsibility for investigating and understanding the particle and surface properties of Pfizer’s drug molecules. Duties include generating particle and surface property data using state-of-the-art instrumentation and computer models, and interpreting the data to allow new medicines to be brought to the market. He/She serves on multidisciplinary project teams and is responsible for defining the preferred physical and surface attributes (particle shape/particle size/surface energy) of pharmaceutical powders needed for optimum performance. The position is based in Groton, CT (USA).
Internships/Fellowships

The University of Delaware’s Department of Chemical Engineering does not support or endorse any non-UD website listed.

  • ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Program: Exxon Mobil Corporation, the largest publicly traded international energy company, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowship opportunities in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for Hispanic college students.
  • The NASA/DESGC Graduate Fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020 is now open for applicants. These awards provide stipends of $27,600 to highly qualified graduate students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who are currently attending a DESGC member institution. Stipends are for one full year, and all recipients of these awards must be US Citizens.
Industry Postdoctoral Positions

The University of Delaware’s Department of Chemical Engineering does not support or endorse any non-UD website listed.

Posted February 4, 2020
  • MERCK
    Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Programs

    • Multiscale Modeling of Biotherapeutics and Vaccines
      Brief description: The Preformulation-Predictive Sciences group develops creative and novel solutions to address significant unmet needs in the biopharmaceutical drug product development space. The Preformulation organization is continuing to build key scientific expertise in computational modeling of key molecular and macroscopic protein processes. Thus, we are seeking a highly motivated and driven postdoctoral individual that will lead the development of the next-generation computational and statistical tools to predict and mitigate physical instability challenges in protein-based formulations. The successful candidate will work in an interdisciplinary environment, contributing to cross-functional teams and gaining insight into many aspects of biotherapeutic and vaccine discovery, development and manufacturing. The Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to author scientific papers on their research and present novel findings at scientific conferences.
    • Next-Generation Predictive Technology
      Brief description: We are looking for a highly driven and motivated post-doctoral scholar who will spearhead transformative innovations in machine and deep learning in the biopharmaceutical drug product development space. The advent of machine learning has created exciting new opportunities to improve drug products and positively impact the lives of patients. The integration of these new data technologies into the R&D landscape requires further study. The scholar will work in a highly dynamic environment at the interface of drug product development and data science. The scholar will develop innovative predictive solutions to pressing problems encountered in drug development of next-generation therapies for cancer, infectious diseases, and other areas.

The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

For inquiries or complaints related to non-discrimination policies, please contact:

Danica A. Myers
Interim Title IX Coordinator
305 Hullihen Hall, Newark, DE 19716
302-831-8063
titleixcoordinator@udel.edu

For complaints related to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact:

Elizabeth Reed
Interim Director, Office of Disability Support Services
Alison Hall, Suite 130
Newark, DE 19716
302-831-4643
ecreed@udel.edu

Career Opportunities