Assistant Professor in Synthetic & Bio-Organic Chemistry Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Santa Barbara
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October 02 2018
Health Sciences
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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Synthetic and Bio-organic chemistry, broadly defined, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. The Department is seeking a Ph.D.-level scientist who will establish a high impact, internationally recognized research program. Applicants with expertise and proposed research programs that broadly align with Synthetic and Bio-organic chemistry are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities of faculty members generally include a commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, recruitment and mentorship of graduate students, participation in university service and professional activities, and the development of actively funded vigorous research program of the highest quality. To qualify, applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD in Chemistry(or equivalent) except the dissertation at the time of application. PhD is required by the time of appointment; applicants who already have a PhD and postdoctoral experience are highly desirable.

Applicants currently holding an Assistant Professor position (or equivalent) are also encouraged to apply. A demonstrated record of excellence in research, collaborative research, and a record of teaching or mentoring experience, are desired. The University is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Applications should be submitted electronically, and must include:
Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Statement of research (~4 pages)
Teaching statement (1-2 pages)
2 sample publications
Applicants will need to arrange for 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website.

Applications received by November 9th, 2018 will be given priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

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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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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