Dr. William A. Pryor Chair in Chemistry (Tenured)
Department of Chemistry
College of Science
Louisiana State University
William A. Pryor Chair in Chemistry (R00000842): The Department of Chemistry, housed within LSU’s College of Science, seeks to appoint a distinguished scientist to the inaugural Chair that honors the legacy of Professor Pryor’s research in the field of oxidative biology and free radicals. Candidates in all areas of Chemistry are encouraged to apply, provided their research interests lie at the interface of chemistry, biology and medicine, with clear relevance to human health.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field; demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, service and leadership.
Responsibilities: Maintain a strong, well-funded, widely recognized research program, publish results in appropriate journals or other media, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Chemistry, direct/supervise graduate and undergraduate students.
Benefits: LSU offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their dependents, including health, life, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement options, sick leave, paid holidays, wellness benefits, training and development opportunities, employee discounts and more.
LSU Chemistry: research occupies part of two buildings, Choppin Hall and the new Chemistry & Materials Building. There are a number of instrument facilities, including state-of-the-art NMR, mass spectrometry, microscopy and various synchrotron beamlines.
The Louisiana Board of Regents has a $1.3 billion educational trust fund that supports a variety of research, equipment and graduate fellowship programs. There is scope to interact closely with scientists at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center (http://www.pbrc.edu/).
Candidates should address the ways in which they are poised to help LSU attain its goals as stated in Flagship 2020. Specifically:
Discovery: Expand discovery through transformative research and creative activities addressing contemporary and enduring issues that shape the way we live in the world
Learning: Enhance a faculty-led and student-centered learning environment that develops engaged citizens and enlightened leaders
Diversity: Strengthen the intellectual environment by broadening the cultural diversity of the LSU community
Engagement: Promote engagement of faculty, staff and students in the transformation of communities
Application Process: applications should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research interests and a list of five persons who could be contacted for a letter of reference. Original transcripts will be required prior to an appointment. Applications should be submitted online at: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LSU/job/LSU---Baton-Rouge/Professor-of-Chemistry_R00000842
An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Review of applications will begin November 15th, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.
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