tenure-track assistant professor position in organic (broadly defined) chemistry

Location
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Salary
Salary competitive with PhD-granting Midwest chem departs. Excellent retirement and health benefits.
Posted
Aug 28, 2019
Closes
Oct 27, 2019
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Wayne State University seeks applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in organic chemistry with appointment beginning in August, 2020. The search is open to all areas of organic chemistry, broadly defined. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field and postdoctoral experience are required. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and productive faculty dedicated to teaching and research excellence and will benefit from the state-of-the-art facilities in the department as well as collaborative opportunities throughout the main campus, with the medical school, and with local industry. Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education.  Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity, and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities and prepares students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Please submit your application materials merged into one pdf at jobs.wayne.edu (job posting number 044617). In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted on your behalf to facultysearch@chem.wayne.edu. Junior candidates are expected to develop a nationally recognized, externally funded research program and should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of future research plans, statements of teaching philosophy and diversity, and three letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation should be sent by email directly from the recommender to facultysearch@chem.wayne.edu. Mid-career and senior candidates should have an established record of excellence in teaching and research and should submit an application letter, diversity statement, and curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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