C. Brown Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

Wilmington, North Carolina
Nov 10, 2017
Dec 10, 2017
Field of specialization
Biological, Pharmaceutical
Job Type
Full time

Summary of Position

This position is an endowed chair faculty appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure. He/She is expected to maintain excellence in research with a vigorous, externally funded program, to mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate (MS) levels, and to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs in chemistry. He/She will also have the opportunity to mentor students in two programs currently being developed, in integrative coastal & marine sciences (PhD) and in pharmaceutical chemistry.

Minimum Requirements

A PhD and Post-doctoral or industrial experience in chemistry, or related field, with research interests in the broad area of marine natural products chemistry with biopharmaceutical potential.

Preferred Qualifications

A PhD and Post-doctoral or industrial experience in chemistry, or related field, with research interests in the broad area of marine natural products chemistry with biopharmaceutical potential.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Chemistry & Biochemistry at UNCW offers exciting, student oriented programs that award Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS,ACS Certified) and Master of Science (MS) degrees. A significant portion of the training takes place in our laboratories, both those associated with courses, and those involving research in Marine and Atmospheric Science, Biochemistry, Organic and Inorganic Synthesis, Computational and Physical Chemistry and Chemical Education, all of which incorporate our state of the are instrumentation (http://www.uncw.edu/chem/ ). In addition to rigorous courses in all aspects of chemistry, most of our undergraduate students and all of our local graduate students carry out research under the direct supervision of our outstanding faculty.

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions

Priority review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Application materials include a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, summary of research plans, and contact information for three professional references, and must be uploaded in the online application system – not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Adobe PDF (preferred) or Microsoft Word attachments are required. To apply please visit the Web at http://jobs.uncw.edu. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Steve Skrabal (skrabals@uncw.edu). Contact Libbie Schaffer (schaffere@uncw.edu) for questions regarding the online application system.

Position details and full applicant instructions can be found at https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/9871