Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry

Reno, Nevada
Sep 25, 2017
Oct 24, 2017
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor, Chemistry (Materials/Physical Analytical)

The University of Nevada, Reno Department of Chemistry is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including analytical, physical, and general chemistry, and establishing an active and innovative research program in the broadly defined areas of materials analytical or physical analytical chemistry. 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 18 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.

The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student population of approximately 21,000, including over 2,800 graduate students. The city of Reno offers an excellent quality of life, with entertainment and cultural opportunities in excess of most cities of similar size. The city lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, and has a mild high desert climate. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community.

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 analytical chemistry

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The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.