Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Employer
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Location
Lowell, MA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
August 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Department of Chemistry - University of Massachusetts Lowell

Full-time, Benefited

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applicants for two Tenure-Track Faculty positions.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Tenure-Track Faculty in Biochemistry/Biophysics (Job no: 492501)

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Chemistry and/or Biochemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels and develop an active, high quality, externally funded and internationally recognized interdisciplinary research program. Applicants at all ranks conducting research in Biochemistry/Biophysics will be considered, but an appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated. Research interests include, but are not limited to, biochemistry of muscle proteins and/or biomechanics broadly defined. An ability to participate in interdisciplinary research with faculty in other departments such as Biology and Physics research or centers is considered a plus.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related discipline is required.
  • Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred.

Tenure-Track Faculty in Polymer Chemistry/Polymer Science (Job no: 492502)

The successful candidate will teach polymer chemistry and related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is expected to develop and sustain an active, well-funded and internationally recognized research program. Interdisciplinary interests related to materials science and synthesis of polymers will be considered. Areas of particular interest include polymers with thermal and mechanical properties suitable for 3D printing, flexible electronics or energy storage applications. Applicants at all ranks will be considered, but an appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or a very closely related discipline is required.
  • Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, and research statement. *Names and email addresses of three references will also be required during the application process. The references will be notified and should upload recommendation letters. Only recommendation letters that are uploaded to the system by the referee will be accepted. Emailed or hardcopy letters will not be accepted.

Please visit http://explorejobs.uml.edu and reference job number 492501 for Tenure-Track Faculty in Biochemistry/Biophysics, or job number 492502 for Tenure-Track Faculty in Polymer Chemistry/Polymer Science to learn more about these opportunities.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. However, the positions may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.