Director, Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology

Pullman, Washington State
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Sep 10, 2018
Oct 09, 2018
Field of specialization
Nuclear / Radiochemical
Job Type
Full time

Washington State University invites applications for a permanent full-time TT position as an Associate/Full Professor in the Department of Chemistry at our Main Campus in Pullman, WA and to serve as the Director of the Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology (a renewable joint position with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory). This position is responsible for the growth of the Institute, engaging with partners, and recruiting and collaborating with diverse membership. The research foci should emphasize any area related to Chemistry in Nuclear Science and Technology. Individuals must have an existing research program that is innovative, competitive, and nationally and internationally recognized. 

Duties: Lead Institute members in the formation of research teams for significant external research funding. Manage research opportunities for Institute funded students. Establish and maintain significant research funding. Advise graduate and undergraduate research and teach courses in chemistry, nuclear science, or related areas. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled. 

Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in Chemistry or closely related discipline, an established research program related to Chemistry in Nuclear Science and Technology, the ability to teach chemistry courses, and excellent management and communication skills. The application should include: a letter of application, a CV with research accomplishments, a detailed research proposal addressing current and long-term research interests, statements of teaching and management philosophies, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. To apply, visit The position will remain open until filled. WSU is an EEO/AA employer. Protected group members are encouraged to apply. For additional information see: