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Assistant Professor - Organic and Organic Materials

Recruitment Period

Open August 26th, 2019 through Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

Assistant Professor - Organic and Organic Materials - University of California, Riverside

The Department of Chemistry in the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Organic Chemistry. All candidates must have a doctorate degree and be strongly committed to both undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests complement those of existing faculty and strengthen campus strategic initiatives. Preference also will be given to applicants who have the potential or demonstrated ability to successfully work with and benefit a diverse student body. Teaching responsibilities to be in organic chemistry.

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research, teaching philosophy, letters from three professional references, and a statement addressing potential contribution to academic diversity. All application materials must be submitted electronically via the Internet at through AP Recruit at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01162. For additional information, please contact Distinguished Professor Michael Pirrung, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California. 92521. E-mail contact: michael.pirrung@ucr.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2020. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

The University of California is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Riverside, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://chem.ucr.edu

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required