Assistant Professor -Chemistry - Department of Chemistry

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October 02 2019
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Full Time
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Recruitment Period Open September 19th, 2019 through Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Description

University of California, Berkeley Department of Chemistry Faculty Position in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry, at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a faculty position at the assistant professor level, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. We will consider creative and energetic candidates who show promise or accomplishment in research and teaching in any area of chemistry. Preference will be given to candidates in the broadly defined fields of chemical biology, physical chemistry, and soft materials/polymers. The basic qualification for this position is a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree at the time of application.

The Department of Chemistry and the Berkeley campus value diversity, equity and inclusion as exemplified by the following principles of community:
We recognize the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors. We embrace open and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal.
Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students and staff who share a commitment to these principles. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education through their teaching, research and service activities.

Applicants should provide at least three but no more than five letters of recommendation. 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 the application materials is October 21, 2019. Please direct questions to Katie Cisco (

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 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:
Job location Berkeley, CA Requirements Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research - Statement of research plans
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - A 2-3-page statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (for additional information, go to

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required







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