The Department of Chemistry of the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in chemical biology. We seek a Ph.D.-level scientist who will establish a vigorous research program in chemical biology, broadly defined. The candidate should also be committed to teaching chemistry and chemical biology at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We further seek candidates who will promote the success of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities and address the needs of our increasingly diverse state and student population.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or a related field; postdoctoral experience is desirable. Applications must be submitted electronically via the Internet at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF06994. The application must include a cover letter (2 pages), a curriculum vitae (including a publication list), a concise statement of proposed research (1 page executive summary and up to 5 pages of additional details), a teaching statement (1 page), and a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (1 page). Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting materials must be received by October 15, 2021.
The University of California, Irvine 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, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports worklife balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.