Faculty Position in Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
May 29, 2018
Jun 28, 2018
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education, General / Technical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

University of California, Berkeley

Department of Chemistry

Faculty Position in Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the associate/full professor level with an expected start date of January 1, 2019 in the broadly defined field of chemical biology. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in chemistry or a related field is required at the time of application, as well as demonstrated leadership in chemical biology through published papers, peer-reviewed grant support, invited lectures at national and international meetings and universities, and recognition through awards.


All applicants should submit a cover letter, an updated curriculum vitae, and a succinct summary of future research plans and past teaching experience. Additionally, please provide contact information for three to five references. We will only contact your referees if you are a finalist for the position, and we will seek your permission before doing so. Applications should be submitted electronically through our web-based system at:



All recommendation letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC statement on confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.


The deadline for receipt of application material is July 2, 2018. Please direct questions to Lauren Nakashima (ltnakashima@berkeley.edu).


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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:



UC Berkeley is committed to diversity in all aspects of our mission and to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The Department of Chemistry is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.