The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University (GSU) seeks exceptional candidates for up to two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions.
GSU, a world-class public doctoral research university with more than 54,000 students, is in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. GSU has invested significantly into its academic enterprise recently; is among the Carnegie Foundation’s elite category of Very High Research Activity (R1); and ranked #2 as most innovative university in the U.S, for an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, and among the most diverse universities in the nation (U.S NEWS & WORLD REPORT & U.S. NEWS’s diversity index).
The Department of Chemistry is a fast-growing program where students and faculty contribute to cutting-edge, externally funded research at the interface of chemistry and bio/medical science. Candidates are invited to explore our dynamic/vibrant ongoing research programs, facilities, and resources at https://research.gsu.edu/ and https://chemistry.gsu.edu/.
Essential qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related field and post-doctoral experience are required. Outstanding research accomplishments, the ability to establish an independent research program with major extramural funding, an unwavering dedication towards excellence in teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student and faculty populations, are the main evaluation criteria.
Preferred qualifications: Candidates in analytical and in the broadly defined fields of experimental biophysics or biochemistry, including but not limited to research areas such as chemical imaging, spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, electrochemistry with biomedical interests that push beyond current experimental limits, will best align with department growth.
GSU is committed to developing a diverse faculty. Qualified applicants from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
A single PDF file should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org consisting of: cover letter; curriculum vitae; contact information for three referees; research plan/s (5 pages, excluding references); teaching philosophy including preferred course(s)/area(s), (2 pages); diversity and inclusion statement (may include the past experience and future plans, 1-page) and estimate of startup needs (1-page).
Review of the applications will start on 11/01/21. The position(s) will remain open until filled.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It continues to be the policy of the University to implement affirmative action and equal opportunity for all employees, students, contractors, consultants and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, gender, transgender status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or disability.