Materials Chemistry Faculty Position

University of Georgia Dept of Chemistry
Athens, Georgia
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 23, 2021

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Field of specialization
Education, Materials
Work Function
Research-Applied, Research-Basic, Teaching-Graduate
Job Type
Full time
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The University of Georgia Department of Chemistry ( invites applications for a
tenure track faculty position in experimental materials chemistry (broadly defined), beginning
August 1, 2022, at the level of Assistant Professor.

UGA is a member of the Battelle Savannah River Alliance (BSRA) managing and operating
the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). Faculty have the opportunity to build
collaborations with SRNL research staff, engage in joint projects, and participate in joint
appointments as well as leverage co-located facilities, such as the planned DOE Advanced
Manufacturing Cooperative (AMC) and UGA’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
(SREL). Particular areas of interest include high-performance materials, functional devices and
assemblies, additive manufacturing, new materials for radiation detection and other sensing
applications, quantum devices, energy technologies, and environmental monitoring.

Competitive applicants will have a strong research record, research plans aligned with areas of
joint UGA and SRNL interest, demonstrate creativity in their research plans, and exhibit a
commitment to teaching organic, inorganic, or materials chemistry at the graduate and
undergraduate levels. A Ph.D. in chemistry or related field is required at time of appointment; 1
to 2 years of postdoctoral experience is highly desirable. Candidates should submit a cover letter
of interest with a brief summary of research accomplishments, curriculum vitae, and concise
statements of research plans and teaching interests. The application materials must be submitted
electronically at Completed applications must
include at least three letters of recommendation. Applications submitted through this system
require the names of at least three references, who will be asked to submit letters directly.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to the search committee chair, Prof.
Salguero ( To receive full consideration, completed applications, including
reference letters, should be received by December 17, 2021.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are
committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and
learning environment that is inclusive. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability,
gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations
or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact
Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with
such requests.

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