Assistant Professor-Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley
August 14 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

University of California, Berkeley

Department of Chemistry

Faculty Position in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry, at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for one faculty position at the assistant professor level with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.  Preference will be given to candidates in the broadly defined fields of experimental physical and/or analytical chemistry. However, we will consider creative and energetic candidates who show extraordinary promise or accomplishment in research and teaching in any area of chemistry. The basic qualification for this position is a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in chemistry or a related field at the time of application.

All applicants should submit their most recently updated curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, and provide at least three but no more than five letters of recommendation. A cover letter, a statement of teaching, and a statement of possible contributions to enhancing diversity in higher education are optional. Applications should be submitted electronically through our web-based system at:

All recommendation letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC statement on confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.   

The deadline for receipt of application material is November 1, 2017. Please direct questions to Lauren Nakashima (

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity in all aspects of our mission and to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The Department of Chemistry is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

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