The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California Santa Barbara announces a search for a tenure-track faculty member in physical chemistry for a position beginning Fall 2017 at the Assistant Professor level. Outstanding candidates with research and teaching interests in all sub-areas of physical chemistry are invited to apply, including (but not limited to) biophysical chemistry, energy and catalysis, molecular spectroscopy and dynamics, and surface and interface science. In addition to contributing to the research, teaching and service missions of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, we anticipate campus-wide interactions in interdisciplinary programs between departments in the Colleges of Letters and Sciences and Engineering, along with other University-based Centers and Institutes. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, description of their research plans, statement of graduate and undergraduate teaching interests, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to JPF00817 via https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/. Review of applications will begin October 17, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.