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"The department is building upon its legacy of excellence through groundbreaking research, the education of a record number of students, exciting new STEM outreach activities, and collaborations with industry that bring Clemson’s ideas to the world." David A. Bruce, Ph.D.
Department Chair

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Welcome to the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences at Clemson University.

ChBE Summer 2023 Information

ChBE Summer 2023 Information

Program Overview

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Clemson University offers various courses over the summer terms, either online synchronous or asynchronous, in-person, or mixed format. Chemical engineering Laboratory courses are offered in person only.

Enrollment for CU students begins April 21, 2023.

View the list of ChBE Summer Courses
View the course overview for CHE 4530: Process Dynamics & Control

Open Positions

Department Chair

The Department Chair will provide overall leadership for the department to educate and mentor students, guide faculty and staff; facilitate TPR processes, committees, advisory board(s) and other key policies and organizational elements. The successful candidate will lead day-to-day operations and financial administration of the department, engage with college and university leadership teams, and work with various stakeholders across the university, community and alumni.

View the complete Leadership Profile and Application Instructions. 

Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty: Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment, which can be at any level commensurate with the candidate’s experience and achievements. Outstanding individuals with established research programs in the broad area of advanced materials are of particular interest.

Clemson is a Carnegie “Very High Research Activity” (R1) University and is located on the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains halfway between Atlanta and Charlotte, combining excellent cost-of-living with accessible work-life-family balance. We enroll over 24,000 students, including over 5,000 ethnic minorities and 1,500 international students.


Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field. Exceptional scholars who can contribute to the diversity of our academic community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

To apply, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed research plan, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references to the position application in Interfolio.

The anticipated start date is Spring 2023 or later. Applications received by October 31, 2022 will receive full consideration, with the review process continuing until the position is filled.