The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering in theBenjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources atWest Virginia University invites applications for a ResearchAssociate in the area of process systems engineering.Qualifications :Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering with expertisein the area of process systems engineering. Applicants must alsohave expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) partialdifferential equation (PDE)-based dynamic modeling of processunits; 2) nonlinear estimation techniques; 3) reduced ordermodeling; 4) equipment stress modeling and advanced processcontrol. Demonstrated sound knowledge of using commercialsteady-state and dynamic process modeling software such as AspenPlus, Aspen Plus Dynamics, Aspen Custom Modeler, etc., andprogramming languages, especially Python is also required. Inaddition, applicants should have at least 1 year of postdoctoralexperience in academia, government or industry in the area ofprocess systems engineering.Responsibilities will include but not limited to guiding graduateand/or undergraduate students who will also work on the project;meeting deadlines, preparing, presenting, and reporting resultseffectively; working with other researchers from national labs,academia, and industry on all aspects related to this work;assisting with writing proposals to seek funding; communicatingeffectively both orally and in writing as demonstrated throughmonthly and quarterly reports, preparation of peer-reviewedjournals, and presenting at national and international meetings andconferences.WVU is the State’s comprehensive Land Grant University with anenrollment of about 29,000 students and a R1 CarnegieClassification. Morgantown and vicinity has a diverse population ofabout 62,000 residents and is ranked highly among the most livablesmall cities in the country. The community lies within a hightechnology corridor that also includes several federal researchfacilities as well as industries active in shale gas operations.The city is readily accessible and within driving distance fromPittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. For more information on WVU andMorgantown, see http://www.wvu.edu and https://www.morgantownwv.gov/.Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. WVUprovides faculty members with a supportive environment fordeveloping a visible and productive career ( https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/new-employees) and a range of progressive policies to support work-lifeintegration ( https://faculty.wvu.edu/policies-and-procedures/work-life-integration). WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners intheir career transition and job search and belongs to theOH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( https://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv).To apply for this opportunity, visit www.jobs.wvu.edu. Applicants must include a curriculum vita and a statement ofresearch interests. Review of applications will commence with theirreceipt but will be reviewed until the position is filled. Forfurther information, contact Prof. Debangsu Bhattacharyya at (304)293-9335, or e-mail: [email protected] Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunityemployer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for genderequity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff,and students, and invites applications from all qualifiedapplicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, genderidentity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics,disability, or Veteran status. The University received the 2019Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award and the Benjamin M.Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has receivedthe ASEE Bronze Award for Diversity.