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February 7, 2019: Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at Mount St. Joseph University - Cincinnati, OH

Mount St. Joseph University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of analytical chemistry. A Ph.D. in analytical chemistry is required with a specialty in separations preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in analytical and instrumental chemistry as well as courses for allied health students and non-majors. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching, are expected to maintain an undergraduate research program, and are expected to take an active role in the life of the University.

The department offers an ACS-certified Chemistry degree, a Biochemistry degree, and a degree in Natural Sciences. For more information about the University, please visit www.msj.edu.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States, without sponsorship from the University, under the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

To apply, please upload e-note, cv, and contact information with three professional references on our website: https://www.msj.edu/contact/employment-at-the-college/

A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

January 30, 2019:   Postdoctoral Fellow at Smith College - Northampton, MA

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in David Gorin's lab in the Chemistry Department at Smith College.  The Fellow will conduct research into the use of modified DNA molecules as chemical reagents to selectively modify one compound in a complex mixture (for recent progress, see: Chem. Sci., 2018, 2105). There are extensive opportunities to directly mentor undergraduate researchers. The desired start date is summer 2019.

Additional information and application instructions may be found at: https://smithcollege.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=53137&job=ad0901-postdoctoral-fellow-in-the-laboratory-of-prof-david-gorin

Contact:

David J. Gorin
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Smith College
310 Ford Hall
(413) 585-3889
dgorin@smith.edu

January 14, 2019: Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry at Tennessee Wesleyan University - Athens, TN

The Department of Natural Sciences of Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, Tennessee invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry.  Requirements for the position include a terminal degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or related field and a strong commitment to collegiality.

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated ability to teach the following courses for science majors:  a two-semester sequence of Organic Chemistry; Biochemistry; and an upper level chemistry course for majors.  Additionally, a general education course in Introduction to Chemistry with laboratory will be taught; and other teaching assignments as needed by the university and department such as science courses with a service-learning component.

In addition to the teaching duties described above the successful candidate will be expected to advise students; serve on college committees; assess/evaluate instruction, courses and programs; participate in community service, departmental meetings, curriculum planning, and student recruitment and retention activities.  Supervision of student research would be strongly encouraged.

The deadline for submitting an application is May 1, 2019 or until the position is filled.  Interested individuals should submit an employment application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one page summary of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation that can address the candidate’s ability or potential to educate, and unofficial copies of transcripts to:

kfulbright@tnwesleyan.edu
Kyle Fulbright, Director of Human Resources
Tennessee Wesleyan University
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303

November 2, 2018: Post-Doctoral Research Associate at IBS Center for Genomic Integrity - Ulsan, South Korea

The Center for Genomic Integrity (CGI) of Institute of Basic Science (IBS) at UNIST in Ulsan, Korea invites applications for post-doctoral research associates. The successful applicant will conduct research in the Chemical and Cancer Biology Branch (CCBB). CGI-IBS is a recently established research center belonging to IBS, a national research institute to enable top notch basic science research of Korea, and aims to be one of the leading institutes in the world in the area of DNA repair and genomic integrity.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to perform active research in one of the following sections, which share one big laboratory, resources and a collaborative spirit. Molecular Cancer Research Section (PI: Kei-ichi Takata): DNA double strand break repair, DNA mutations in cancer cells, DNA polymerase theta (POLQ), DNA helicase HELQ. DNA Damage Repair Section (PI: Jung Eun Yeo): Molecular mechanisms of nucleotide excision repair, Canonical and non-canonical roles of the Fanconi anemia pathway. Cancer Therapeutics Mechanism Section (PI: Orlando D. Schärer): DNA interstrand crosslink formation and repair, connections of DNA repair pathways with cancer therapy. We offer significant resources to conduct research, state of the art facilities, core and technical support and an intellectually stimulating and highly interactive environment. Our research is intrinsically interdisciplinary and employs biochemistry, molecular, structural, cellular and cancer biology, as well as organic chemistry. For more information please consult the CCBB website (www.chemicalcancerbiology.org).

Qualifications:
- Ph. D. in biochemistry, cell biology, organic chemistry or related fields.
- Strong record of productive and creative research demonstrated by publications in peerreviewed
journals and presentations at scientific conferences.
- Highly motivated to conduct top level research.

Appointment and Benefits:
The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of extension of up to a total of five years. We offer competitive salary and on campus housing and relocation help is available. All classes at UNIST are conducted in English and our campus has many international researchers. Ulsan is a thriving city located between the ocean and mountains and is conveniently located to explore Korea and Asia.

How to Apply: 
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references in a single pdf file to Orlando Schärer at: orlando.scharer@ibs.re.kr.

November 1, 2018:  Assistant Professor in Multidisciplinary Chemistry at Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

Position Summary:
The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

The primary mission of the OSU Department of Chemistry is to provide a program of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral education in chemistry and to conduct research and scholarly activities focused on areas of chemistry important to human health, materials and the environment. The department offers PhD and MS degrees in Chemistry and has approximately 28 faculty members, 115 graduate students and a rapidly growing student body, including 200 undergraduate majors. This position will develop and maintain a strong research program that addresses challenging problems in energy, health, or the environment. A research focus in analytical, inorganic/materials, and/or organic chemistry is preferred. The position will teach both graduate and undergraduate level courses appropriate to the candidate's expertise.

Position Duties:
45% Instruction: This position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Chemistry. The normal assignment corresponding to 45% commitment is three courses per academic year. A "course" is a 3 or 4-credit course that may be a lecture, a lab, or some combination thereof. This position will have responsibility for course design, composition of the course syllabus, selection of text and other supporting materials, choice of topics and subject matter, fashioning presentations, creating assessment tools, overseeing graduate teaching assistants assigned to the course, and assigning grades. Compliance with University academic regulations is expected.

45% Research: This position will conduct research in their area of specialization in such a manner that attracts national and international recognition and establishes the employee's reputation for scholarly excellence. Such activities are expected to include but not be limited to: oversight of students and postdoctoral associates in the execution of research; publication of research results in peer-reviewed literature; presentation of research results at scientific meetings and conferences; submission of grant proposals and administration of successful grants; compliance with University regulatory policies concerning grants and research.

10% Service: Participation on Department, College and University committees; participation in peer review activities; promotion of the profession through outreach and participation in professional societies.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Chemistry or an allied discipline.
Capabilities for developing and maintaining a strong research program.
Commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications:
-Relevant postdoctoral experience.
-Relevant teaching experience.

-A commitment to innovation and commercialization.

Apply here: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/65831

November 1, 2018: Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry at Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

Position Summary:
The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus in Physical Chemistry.

The primary mission of the OSU Department of Chemistry is to provide a program of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral education in chemistry and to conduct research and scholarly activities focused on areas of chemistry important to human health, materials and the environment. The department offers PhD and MS degrees in Chemistry and has approximately 28 faculty members, 115 graduate students and a rapidly growing student body, including 200 undergraduate majors. Some areas of research that would complement our department include the use of existing or new experimental methods to study biomolecules or materials (surfaces, interfaces, and/or solids), or advancing new theoretical frames of analysis and modeling.

Position Duties:
45% Instruction:
This position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Chemistry. The normal assignment corresponding to 45% commitment is three courses per academic year. A "course" is a 3 or 4-credit course that may be a lecture, a lab, or some combination thereof. This position will have responsibility for course design, composition of the course syllabus, selection of text and other supporting materials, choice of topics and subject matter, fashioning presentations, creating assessment tools, overseeing graduate teaching assistants assigned to the course, and assigning grades. Compliance with University academic regulations is expected.

45% Research:
This position will conduct research in Physical Chemistry in such a manner that attracts national and international recognition and establishes the employee's reputation for scholarly excellence. Such activities are expected to include but not be limited to: oversight of students and postdoctoral associates in the execution of research; publication of research results in peer-reviewed literature; presentation of research results at scientific meetings and conferences; submission of grant proposals and administration of successful grants; compliance with University regulatory policies concerning grants and research.

10% Service:
Participation on Department, College and University committees; participation in peer review activities; promotion of the profession through outreach and participation in professional societies.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:
-Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry or an allied discipline.
-Capabilities for developing and maintaining a strong research program.
-Commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
-A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications:
-Relevant postdoctoral experience.
-Relevant teaching experience.
-A commitment to innovation and commercialization.

Apply here: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/66499

November 1, 2018:  Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at California State University, LA - Los Angeles, CA

Starting Date: Fall, 2019

Minimum Qualifications:
1) An earned doctorate in Analytical Chemistry or closely-related field from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/19/19).
2) Demonstrated research at the university level in the area of analytical chemistry.
3) Evidence of publications in scholarly journals with an analytical chemistry focus.
4) Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Post-doctoral research experience.
2) Evidence of a research focus in spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, and/or chemical separations.
3) Demonstrated experience and training in development and maintenance state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation.
4) Demonstrated experience mentoring undergraduate students in a research setting.

Duties:
The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

Specific duties as a faculty member in the Cal State LA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry include:

1) Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the area of expertise which may include, but not be limited to, Quantitative Analysis lecture and laboratory, Advanced Analytical Chemistry lecture and laboratory series, and General Chemistry lecture and laboratory.
2) Participate in curriculum development which includes modification and improvement of existing courses and development of new courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program which can be supported by external funding, disseminated through scholarly publications, and involve mentoring and training students at the undergraduate and Master's levels.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University's shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Apply here: http://www.calstatela.edu/2019/college-natural-social-sciences/nss-cb-ttf

October 9, 2018: Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry at Agnes Scott College - Decatur, GA

The Agnes Scott College Chemistry Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor in organic chemistry and related areas, to begin August of 2019. This is a three-year, full-time, non-tenure track position. A strong commitment to both undergraduate teaching and research is expected. The ideal candidate should be prepared to incorporate undergraduates into their research program. The teaching load is the equivalent of five courses per year and includes introductory chemistry, organic chemistry, courses in areas of specialty, and the possibility of contributing to the college global learning or leadership development curriculum. A Ph.D. is desired by August of 2019, but candidates may be hired at the rank of Instructor if they have almost completed a Ph.D. by the start date. The successful candidate will possess teaching experience, research publications, and a commitment to working with a socially and economically diverse student population.

Interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), teaching and research statements, and three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Sarah A. Winget, Chair, Department of Chemistry, facultysearch@agnesscott.edu (please include "Chemistry Search" in subject line). Additional materials - including syllabi, teaching evaluations, and official graduate transcripts - will be solicited from selected candidates later in the search process. Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2018.

September 19, 2018: Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at St. John's University - New York City (Queens), NY

St. John's University in Queens, NY seeks to fill an assistant professor tenure-track position in Analytical Chemistry starting in the fall semester of 2019.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates will be expected to : i) develop an independent and vigorous research program, ii) demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching chemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, iii) engage in service to the University and community. Teaching will primarily be in undergraduate and graduate courses in analytical chemistry along with general chemistry. In your application letter we encourage you to address how you would be successful in these areas.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related analytical discipline. The qualified candidate will have a proven record of research accomplishments, including post-doctoral research training or equivalent research/industrial experience. The development of a research program involving undergraduate and master's degree students is expected and strongly supported.

Application Process: Please submit your letter of intent, curriculum vitae, research proposal, and teaching philosophy online at this link. Please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to serafinj@stjohns.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and they should be received by October 1, 2018 to guarantee full consideration.

September 19, 2018: Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry at Duquesne University - Pittsburgh, PA

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is currently seeking a Full-Time Faculty, for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of physical chemistry starting August 2019. Duquesne's Chemistry and Biochemistry Department combines world-class research with the intimacy and attention of a small liberal arts college. Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. 

Requirements: The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. and have post-doctoral experience.

Application Instructions: Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty applications electronically. The successful candidate will submit a letter of intent that addresses the reasons for the application for this faculty appointment, a completed curriculum vitae (CV), a description of proposed research projects, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references complete with telephone and email contact information to http://apply.interfolio.com/52373. While the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to applications submitted by October 1, 2018.

August 3, 2018: Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA

The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a tenure-eligible, Assistant Professor Position in Analytical Chemistry to begin in fall 2019. Candidates are required to have an established research agenda and clear potential for extramural funding as well as potential for nationally-recognized scholarship in Analytical Chemistry that complements or expands existing expertise in the Department of Chemistry. Teaching will primarily be in undergraduate and graduate courses in Analytical Chemistry. Those candidates with analytical chemistry interest's especially biological mass spectrometry and nanoscience as applied to biology and medicine are encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. in chemistry is required and post-doctoral experience is strongly encouraged.

Candidates need to submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a document containing detailed research proposals, teaching plans and an estimate of start-up costs to https://www.vcujobs.com/. In addition, names of three references must be entered into VCUjobs.com; these individuals will be asked to provide recommendation letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please contact Maryanne Collinson, Search Committee Chair, at <mmcollinson@vcu.edu> for any questions about the position.

July 26, 2018:  Assistant Professor in Physical Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA

The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a tenure-eligible, Assistant Professor Position in Physical Chemistry to begin in fall 2019. Candidates are required to have an established research agenda and clear potential for extramural funding as well as potential for nationally-recognized scholarship in Physical Chemistry that complements or expands existing expertise in the Department of Chemistry. Teaching will primarily be in undergraduate and graduate courses in Physical Chemistry. Candidates with physical chemistry interests such as biophysical chemistry or nanoscience as applied to the biological and medical sciences are encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. in chemistry is required, and post-doctoral experience is strongly encouraged. A well-qualified candidate at higher ranks may be considered, contingent on funding availability. Such a candidate must have a well-developed research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding.

Candidates need to submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a document containing detailed research proposals, teaching plans and an estimate of start-up costs to https://www.vcujobs.com/. In addition, names of three references must be entered into VCUjobs.com; these individuals will be asked to provide recommendation letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please contact Sally Hunnicutt, Search Committee Chair, at <sshunnic@vcu.edu> for questions about the position.

July 18, 2018: Assistant Professor of Instruction at The University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin is hiring a full-time assistant professor of instruction (non-tenure track) for the 2018-2019 academic year. Primary duties for this position will be teaching general chemistry at the undergraduate level, however courses in other content areas may be available depending on candidate qualifications. https://facultyjobs.utexas.edu/position/35359