Assistant Professor in Chemistry

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Organic
Work Function
Research-Basic
Job Type
Full time
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Assistant Professor in Chemistry (Chemical Biology)
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The position is anticipated to emphasize research in biomedically relevant chemical biology and would be affiliated with the Nebraska Center for Integrated Biomolecular Communication (NCIBC; https://ncibc.unl.edu/). NCIBC focuses on probing spatial and temporal aspects of chemical and biochemical communication. Possible areas include (but are not limited to): biological mass spectrometry, chemical OMICS, protein engineering/design, and/or high-throughput drug discovery. The faculty member filling the proposed position should demonstrate the capability of teaching basic, advanced, and graduate-level chemistry courses. The anticipated start date is August 2023.

Assistant Professor in Chemistry (Organic)
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The position is anticipated to emphasize research in biomedically relevant synthetic organic chemistry and would be affiliated with the Nebraska Center for Integrated Biomolecular Communication (NCIBC; https://ncibc.unl.edu/). NCIBC focuses on probing spatial and temporal aspects of chemical and biochemical communication. Possible areas include (but are not limited to): novel organic synthetic methodologies, natural product synthesis, catalysis, and/or medicinal chemistry. The faculty member filling the proposed position should demonstrate the capability of teaching basic, advanced, and graduate-level chemistry courses. The anticipated start date is August 2023.
 

UNL is a land-grant institution with a strong commitment to research, teaching, outreach, and service. UNL is a Carnegie Foundation “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity” university and is committed to further strengthening its research standing.

 

A Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry or allied discipline is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong record of scholarly activity as evidenced by a significant publication record, the potential for developing an externally funded research program in biomedically relevant chemical biology or synthetic organic chemistry, and expertise in the teaching of chemistry content or pedagogy to undergraduate and/or graduate students.
 

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and continue until the position has been filled.
 

For consideration, applicants must complete the online Faculty/Administrative form and submit application materials at https://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_220165. Applicants are required to attach the following documents:

  1. Curriculum vitae. A personal statement. A statement of research interests (up to six pages). A statement of teaching interests (up to one full page). A diversity statement. Contact information for three references.

 

Please combine items 3, 4 and 5 into one document and attach as "Other Document."

 

Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent by email to chemsearch@unl.edu or to Search Committee, Attn: Emma Dolenshek, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304.

 

Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to ChemSearch@unl.edu, or Search Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 545 Hamilton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304 (Fax: 402-472-9402).
 

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact: Sarah Woodman, swoodman2@unl.edu.

 

As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

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