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Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry - College of Natural Sciences - The University of Texas at Austin

Location: Austin, TX
Open: July 1, 2020 · Apply by: September 28, 2020

https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/62288

Description

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of chemistry, subject to available funding.  Exceptionally qualified senior applicants will also be considered for Associate/Full Professor positions.  We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through teaching, research, and service.  

The Department of Chemistry’s mission is to create new chemical knowledge while providing all of our students with an innovative and forward-looking scientific education grounded in the fundamentals of chemistry.  Key research includes drug discovery, green chemistry, cancer research, energy, and materials chemistry.  The department has state-of-the-art mass spectrometry, NMR, and X-ray crystallographic facilities, and a full-time scientific glassblower. We are ranked 15th best chemistry graduate program in the United States by US News and World Report (2019 ed.).

Qualifications

PhD in chemistry or closely related field. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the core undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the department, and to engage in departmental, institutional and professional service activities.

Application Instructions

Complete applications should contain a cover letter indicating area of expertise, a curriculum vitae, a description of research plans, and a teaching statement.  As part of the teaching statement, please describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange for 3 letters of reference to be uploaded to the Interfolio website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.