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Professor, Bioprocess Engineering

Apply now Job no: 499190
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level E

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading universities consistently ranked in the top 1% globally. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university. With an outstanding history and a reputation as a progressive institution, the University of Adelaide educates modern leaders and undertakes excellent research that impacts academia and beyond.

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS) educates the STEM professionals of the future and delivers excellent stakeholder-connected research. Along with the other four Faculties at the University, it has a central role in helping shape an exciting new future, rich in innovation, for the benefit of South Australia and for the nation. An innovative STEM powerhouse, ECMS undertakes research that is globally renowned for its excellence and impact.

The School of Chemical Engineering delivers teaching and research programs that educate chemical engineers to play leading roles in the chemical, biochemical, pharmaceutical, environmental, food, energy and materials industries. Dedicated to achieving excellence in research, teaching and knowledge transfer, the School offers a stimulating and intellectual environment in which to work.

An opportunity now exists for a Professor of Bioprocess Engineering to join the School of Chemical Engineering, on a full-time continuing basis.

The successful applicant will be a global leader in bioprocess engineering research and development, with proven ability in the design and delivery of up-to-date curriculum focussed on industrial bioprocessing in sectors including pharmaceutical; materials; food, wine and agriculture. Your excellent communication, engagement, project management, and leadership skills as well as comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical experience in one or more areas including bioreactor design, downstream separations, and formulation design, will be highly regarded.

In this role you will participate in the modernising the existing undergraduate pharmaceutical engineering curriculum, and development of new advanced coursework Masters programmes aimed at educating domestic and international students. Your skillset will complement the University's considerable existing expertise in process engineering, pharmaceutical engineering, nano-materials, plant genomics, crop improvement, sustainable agriculture, horticulture, viticulture and oenology. These areas form the basis for innovative multidisciplinary initiatives to be shaped and led by the Professor of Bioprocess Engineering.

The University of Adelaide is supported by Rachel Lucas Consulting for this recruitment process. To learn more about this critical appointment and and receive a candidate booklet and role statement, please contact Dr Rachel Lucas on Mobile: + 61 402 891 029 or by email at 

Closing date: 5 October 2018

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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