Director, Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology Chemistry in Nuclear Science and Technology
Washington State University invites applications for a permanent full-time tenure track faculty position as an Associate Professor or Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry at our Main Campus in Pullman, WA and to serve as the Director of the Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology (a renewable joint position with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory with full privileges as a staff member). This position is responsible for the growth of the Institute, engaging strongly with all partners, recruiting a diverse group of new members, and including collaborative relationships with non-WSU members. The research focus associated with this position should have an emphasis in any area related to Chemistry in Nuclear Science and Technology. Individuals must demonstrate an existing research program in chemistry that is innovative, competitive, vigorous, and nationally and internationally recognized.
Duties: Lead members of the Institute in the formation of research teams that focus on areas for external research funding, including large interdisciplinary projects. Interact with Institute members to manage research opportunities for students funded through the Institute. Establish and maintain significant external research funding in support of the research program. Advise high quality graduate and undergraduate research. Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in chemistry, nuclear science, or related areas. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled.
Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related discipline, an established and ongoing outstanding academic research program related to Chemistry in Nuclear Science and Technology, the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in chemistry (including service courses), and excellent management and communication skills. The application should include: a letter of application, a CV with significant research accomplishments during an independent career, a detailed research proposal addressing current research and long-term research interests (including estimated startup requirements and cost), statements of teaching and management philosophies, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. To apply, visit www.wsujobs. com. The position will remain open until filled, but review of completed applications will begin on January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. WSU is an EEO/AA employer. Protected group members are encouraged to apply. For additional information see: www.chem.wsu.edu.