The Department seeks to fill a tenure-track position in experimental physical chemistry at the level of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2022. Teaching responsibilities consist of lecture and laboratory courses in General Chemistry, and undergraduate and graduate courses in Physical Chemistry. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching and will be expected to establish an externally funded research program suitable for B.S. and M.S. students. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.
A Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Chemistry or a closely related field, postdoctoral training and a record of scholarly activity in experimental physical chemistry, a strong commitment to teaching, and the ability to build an externally funded research program suitable for B.S. and M.S. students are required. Teaching experience at the university level, with the ability to teach lecture and lab in General Chemistry, and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Physical Chemistry, are preferred.
Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff, and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
Review of completed applications begins September 27, 2021, with the position remaining open until filled. To apply, submit the following materials: 1) cover letter addressing the position qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy (one page max), 4) statement of research plans and their suitability for undergraduate and master’s students (three pages max, not including references), 5) diversity statement that describes specific plans for engaging a diverse student population in teaching, research, and mentoring, and incorporates contemporary pedagogical approaches (one page max), 6) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants should arrange to have 3 confidential letters of recommendation submitted.