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Assistant Professor-New Chemistries and Materials for Sustainability

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 15th, 2018
Last review date: November 12th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: May 31st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of Chemistry at the University of California-Riverside invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the broadly defined area of New Chemistries and Materials for Sustainability. Candidates with expertise in developing new chemical processes and functional materials for energy and environmental sustainability are encouraged to apply. The Department is looking to expand its strengths in energy conversion and storage, environmentally benign and energy efficient synthesis, renewable materials, and green catalysis. 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.

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 through AP Recruit at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01002. For more information, please contact Prof. Chris Bardeen, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California. 92521. E-mail contact: christopher.bardeen@ucr.edu. Review of applications will begin November 12, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2019. 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 with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. 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 characteristic protected by law.

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 Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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