Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Chemistry and Biochemistry
Salary range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale.
Open date: November 29th, 2021
Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Monday, Feb 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with research interests in quantum and/or energy materials and/or solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a strong record of research accomplishment, an innovative research plan, and a demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching. All positions are subject to availability of funding.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field prior to the start of appointment and demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research. In addition, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education. A successful candidate should have a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. We welcome candidates who have already participated in, contributed to, or created such programs, and can articulate how these activities helped shape their plan. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to helping shape and expand the University's diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). Candidates are encouraged to discuss prior experience as a role model, mentor, advocate, or inclusive leader in the education and/or research domains, and applications should include a statement describing past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion (see http://physicalsciences.ucsd.edu/faculty/contributions-to-diversity-statements.html.)
Teaching in general chemistry, materials chemistry, and related topics will be expected. The candidate should have skills and interest in teaching lab and lecture courses at both the graduate and the undergraduate levels.
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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry or a closely related field prior to the start of appointment.
Candidates must have demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Candidates must have received their Ph.D. before July 1, 2022.
A candidate with a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences.
A candidate that can demonstrate a commitment to helping shape and expand the University's diversity initiatives.
A candidate with skills and interest in teaching lab and lecture courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. and a publication list. Statement of Research - Statement of past and proposed research Statement of Teaching - Statement of past and proposed teaching
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. See our http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu/recruitment/contributions-to-diversity.htmlsite for more information.
COVID-19 Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider faculty achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light. (Optional)
Publication 2 (Optional)
Publication 3 (Optional)
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Publication 5 (Optional) Cover Letter (Optional) Misc / Additional (Optional)
3-5 letters of reference required
Candidates must arrange to have at least three letters of reference submitted that address research, teaching, and professional service.
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