The University of Nevada, Reno Department of Chemistry is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Inorganic Chemistry with a focus on Materials (e.g., solid-state, biological, polymeric, catalytic, responsive, etc.). The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes in Inorganic Chemistry and related areas and to establish an active and innovative experimental research program.
The University of Nevada, Reno is the land-grant institution for the State of Nevada with an enrollment of 21,000 students. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry, as well as an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Chemical Physics. The department has 16 full-time tenure-track and three lecturer faculty members, housed in a four-story building with state-of-the-art research facilities. Undergraduate laboratory courses are taught in our modern instructional facilities in the nearby Davidson Mathematics and Science Center.
Nestled in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, Reno offers an excellent quality of life. The region combines a mild high desert climate with many nearby recreational opportunities. Lake Tahoe is less than an hour away by car and Yosemite National Park and the Black Rock Desert are both within a three-hour drive. Featuring high-tech and tourist industries, Reno offers entertainment and cultural opportunities far in excess of those typically found in a city of 400,000.
Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Chemistry or closely related field and postdoctoral research experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of ability and motivation to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels in chemistry. Evidence of ability and strong commitment to establish an innovative research program in inorganic materials chemistry.
For further information, complete position description and qualifications, online application instructions and to apply, please visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/21469. Application review will begin September 26, 2016.
EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.