Cullen College of Engineering Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Faculty Position – All Ranks – Chemical Engineering/Petroleum Engineering – Tenure-Track


The Petroleum Engineering Program in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the University of Houston seeks faculty candidates with superior skills for effective teaching and pioneering research.

The successful candidates will contribute to the creation of a new specialty degree program in Petroleum Engineering to expand the Cullen College of Engineering research activities in petroleum and gas recovery.

Although the research is open, we are especially interested in candidates specializing in:

  • Drilling and well completions
  • Production engineering
  • Applications of novel technologies in petroleum recovery and production operations, especially in deep water or for ultra-low permeability reservoirs

Candidates at all ranks will be considered. Candidates at the Professor level must have demonstrated records of scholarship. Appointment to our faculty requires a Ph.D. In Engineering, Physical Sciences or a related field.

For more information on the Petroleum Engineering Program, please visit

Application Procedures:

Please send a curriculum vitae, detailed description of research interests, your contact information, and names and e-mail addresses of at least three references to:


Petroleum Engineering Search Committee
UH Energy Research Park
5000 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. 9, Rm. 219
Houston, TX 77204-0945

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.