Radiochemistry, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, College of Sciences

Las Vegas, Nevada
Salary Commensurate with Labor Market
Nov 13, 2017
Jan 05, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Faculty Position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, tenure-track or tenured position in Radiochemistry, beginning November 1, 2017. Preference will be given to a senior faculty hire. The UNLV Radiochemistry Program ( conducts diverse research in the chemistry of technetium and the actinides in solids, solutions, the environment, and chemical synthesis.  Successful applicants will be expected to develop a rigorous, externally funded research program that contributes to the Radiochemistry program research and education mission. Exploiting existing radiochemistry laboratory equipment and facilities is desirable. A successful professor candidate will also provide leadership in the program and with respect to ongoing or emerging research initiatives while contributing to the education and research excellence of the program. The ability to mentor graduate and undergraduate students in a research-intensive environment and in radiochemistry laboratory techniques and methods is essential. The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in chemistry and radiochemistry is also required. Applicants must hold a doctorate in chemistry, radiochemistry, or a closely related field and have demonstrated records of scholarly productivity and effective teaching. Salary is commensurate with the labor market, and the position is contingent upon funding.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials, including a curriculum vitae, detailed statements of research objectives, teaching philosophy, and anticipated role in enhancing radiochemistry education, leadership, and research on the national and international level must be submitted online at in order to be considered. In addition, three reference letters should be addressed to Dr. Frederic Poineau, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 4003, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4003.  For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or

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