San Francisco State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in inorganic chemistry beginning August 2017.
The department seeks individuals with a background in inorganic chemistry and a research specialization in fields related to inorganic chemistry or chemical education.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers undergraduate degrees in Chemistry (BA and BS) and Biochemistry, along with master’s degrees. Faculty are committed to engaging students in the teaching and research environment.
Candidates must have Ph. D. in inorganic chemistry or closely related field. Post-doctoral or equivalent research experience required, and an active record of scholarship in their research area.
Candidates will be expected to develop an externally-funded research program involving undergraduate and MS students in the applications of inorganic chemistry to solve problems including but not limited to: synthesis and catalysis, elucidation of function, materials for energy generation and storage, remediation of pollutants, small molecule sensing, or in chemical education at the postsecondary level.
Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach courses in the areas of inorganic chemistry lecture and laboratories, at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as courses in their area of specialization.
Candidates must have an active record of scholarship in their research area, and have the potential to carry out an active, externally-funded research program involving both undergraduate and master’s students.
Candidates are preferred who can demonstrate experience in or a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population.
Candidates are preferred who have a strong commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching and who are able to work cooperatively with colleagues on curriculum and programs.
Responsibilities: The position requires undergraduate and graduate teaching in inorganic chemistry, mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students, developing an active, ongoing research program, and active participation in committee and service assignments.
A complete job description is available at www.chemistry.sfsu.edu
Rank and salary: Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The CSU provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.
Submit a CV, a statement of proposed research and student mentorship, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests. Three recent letters of recommendation are to be sent separately.
Submit all materials as pdf files online to academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7662 by October 1, 2016. Follow instructions at the site to arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted separately. Applications will only be accepted at academicjobsonline.org.
San Francisco State University is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU faculty are expected to be effective teachers and demonstrate professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship, and/or creative work.
San Francisco State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We welcome applicants of all ethnic, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations as well as people with disabilities. We particularly encourage those who may be from historically underrepresented groups.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.