Boyer/Cram/Libby Teacher-Scholar in Chemistry amd Biochemistry

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Nov 14, 2017
Jan 13, 2018
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education
Job Type
Full time

Title: Boyer/Cram/Libby Teacher-Scholar in Chemistry & Biochemistry (Post Ph.D. Research/Instruction Position)


The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry ( is pleased to announce openings for the 2018 Boyer/Cram/Libby Teacher-Scholar program. Three Teacher-Scholar positions are open. They honor UCLA Nobel Laureates Paul D. Boyer, Donald J. Cram, and Willard F. Libby and recognize their many contributions to the advancement of chemistry and biochemistry. The Teacher Scholars are expected to serve for three-years, with the initial appointment (Assistant Adjunct) being for one year and subject to renewal for the second and third years. Responsibilities include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams and problem sets, supervising teaching assistants. Notably, Teacher Scholars will also conduct cutting edge research with a sponsoring faculty mentor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Qualified candidates will be recent (within 3 years) Ph.D. recipients and have demonstrated excellence in their previous research and teaching positions. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Candidates with expertise aligned with our biochemistry faculty are especially encouraged to apply.


All applications must be uploaded through UCLA Academic Recruit at:


Candidates should provide a cover letter, which includes the names of ~3 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members whose research is of most interest to them; a curriculum vitae; a summary of research accomplishments; and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, candidates should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be uploaded to UCLA Academic Recruit. To assure consideration, all application materials and letters should be received by January 5, 2018.


The University of California, Los Angeles and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: