Assistant Professor - Organic and Organic Materials Chemistry

University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California
Depends on Qualifications
Aug 23, 2019
Sep 22, 2019
Field of specialization
Materials, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor, Organic and Organic Materials - University of California, Riverside


The Department of Chemistry in the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Organic Chemistry. All candidates must have a doctorate degree and be strongly committed to both undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests complement those of existing faculty and strengthen campus strategic initiatives. Preference also will be given to applicants who have the potential or demonstrated ability to successfully work with and benefit a diverse student body. Teaching responsibilities to be in organic chemistry.


Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research, teaching philosophy, letters from three professional references, and a statement addressing potential contribution to academic diversity. All application materials must be submitted electronically via the Internet at through AP Recruit at: For additional information, please contact Distinguished Professor Michael Pirrung, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California. 92521. E-mail contact: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2020. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.


The University of California is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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