Van Daniel III Endowed Chair in Chemistry

UVA Wise
Wise, Virginia
Up to $90,000 per year plus benefits.
Jan 22, 2021
Feb 21, 2021
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Natural Science Department invites applications for a position in its ACS-approved Chemistry program.  The Van Daniel III Endowed Chair in Chemistry, is a tenure appointment at the associate or full professor level, depending on the experience and accomplishments of the candidate. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a primary field of chemistry and have an exemplary history of teaching at the undergraduate level and research that involves undergraduate students. The candidate should also demonstrate a commitment to leadership in the department through the recruitment, advising, and mentoring of undergraduate students, and through the mentoring of junior faculty. In addition, the applicant should be prepared to serve as an advocate for the role of chemistry in a public liberal arts curriculum.

Preference will be given to candidates who articulate a clear understanding of UVA Wise’s public liberal arts mission and who express clear interest in overseeing undergraduate research and mentoring of students as they seek opportunities for post-graduate study in chemistry or health-related programs.

Applicants should apply online at and complete a candidate profile that includes: 1) application, 2) cover letter, 3) current CV, 4) letter describing your teaching philosophy, 5) contact information for three references and 6) unofficial transcripts. Review of applications will begin in mid-February 2021, but will remain open until filled. Start date for all positions will be August 2021. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

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