Wichita, Kansas
Compensation commensurate with experience
Nov 01, 2018
Nov 30, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Wichita State University ( invites applications at all ranks for a faculty position in inorganic chemistry. Applicants will be considered for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position or a tenured position as the Erach Talaty Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. A PhD or equivalent degree in chemistry or related field, a strong record of scholarly achievement, and experience in working with diverse populations are required.  Applicants at the Assistant Professor level must have postdoctoral experience and will be expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and directing research involving undergraduate, MS, and PhD level students. Senior applicants should have a record of nationally and internationally recognized research and funding normally associated with tenure at Ph.D.-granting institutions. A generous package of start-up funds, state of the art research facilities, and competitive salary are available. The successful candidate will be expected to teach General Chemistry and undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The following should be submitted at (1) letter of application, (2) full CV, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) research plan, (5) estimated start-up costs. In addition, applicants at the Assistant Professor level should arrange for letters of recommendation from 3 individuals familiar with the their professional accomplishments and qualifications to be sent to Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0051, or e-mailed to Letters of recommendation may be requested from senior applicant finalists. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Kansas Board of Regents policy. All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU vision, mission, and values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity of culture, thought, and experience. Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student population. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.