Assistant Professor in Organic or Analytical Chemistry

Ames, Iowa
Commensurate with experience, plus benefits and retirement plan.
Sep 10, 2018
Oct 10, 2018
Field of specialization
Analytical, Organic
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Iowa State University seeks candidates for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in (a) organic and (b) analytical chemistry, both broadly defined.  Candidates should have a demonstrated potential for transformative research and excellent classroom teaching. The successful candidate will have a strong potential for independent and collaborative research in a field that strengthens the department’s portfolio, either through complementarity or building on existing strengths. The Department of Chemistry is firmly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, LGBTIQ, and other under-represented and marginalized individuals.

Qualified applicants must have a PhD in chemistry or a closely related discipline, a strong research record, and enthusiasm for teaching undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses. For further information about these positions and to apply online see # 800172. The application package should include a cover letter, a CV listing publications, statements of future research plans and interests (max. of 10 pages), and of teaching philosophy (max. of 3 pages), and 3 references.

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 35,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.