Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry

Riverside, California
Salary is Commensurate with Education and Experience
Sep 25, 2017
Oct 24, 2017
Field of specialization
Biological, Materials
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry -- University of California, Riverside

The Department of Chemistry at the University of California-Riverside invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the broadly defined area of Organic Chemistry. Candidates with expertise in all areas of organic chemistry are encouraged to apply. The Department is looking to expand its strengths in the synthesis of functional, biorelevant small molecules and/or the synthesis of functional materials, including polymers, with biological activity. All candidates must have a doctorate degree in Chemistry or related field and be strongly committed to both undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference will be given to applicants whose  research  interests  complement  those  of  existing  faculty  and  strengthen  campus strategic initiatives. Preference also will be given to applicants who have the potential or demonstrated ability to successfully work with and benefit a diverse student body.

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research, teaching philosophy, letters from three professional references, and a statement addressing potential contribution to academic diversity. All application materials must be submitted through AP Recruit at: For more information, please contact Prof. Richard Hooley, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California. 92521. E-mail contact: Review of applications  will  begin  October  23,  2017,  and  will  continue  until  the  position  is  filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

The University of California is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.  The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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