Tenure-Track Faculty Position

East Lansing, Michigan
Competitive Salary
Oct 09, 2017
Nov 07, 2017
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time


The Department of Chemistry at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in inorganic chemistry at the assistant professor level. Outstanding candidates in all areas of synthetic and experimental inorganic chemistry—including bioinorganic chemistry, catalysis, nanoscience and solid state chemistry— with research interests in energy science are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates should have an established track record of productivity and evidence of potential for independent research, and are expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program and contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in chemistry or related field at the time of appointment. Review of application materials will begin on October 16, 2017, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Interested individuals should upload a SINGLE PDF application package (no larger than 5MB) consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, synopses of research interests and future research directions, teaching statement and names and email addresses of three references electronically at http://careers.msu.edu for Job No: 468034. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Prof. Hamann, Chair of the Search Committee (hamann@chemistry.msu.edu).

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU is committed to providing a work environment that supports employees' work and personal life, and offers employment assistance to the spouse or partner of candidates for faculty.

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