Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry
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The Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering at the University of South Carolina Upstate invites applications for Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry. This is a 9-month, tenure-track position with a start date of August 16, 2024. Areas of interest are physical chemistry, biophysical chemistry, and/or computational chemistry. The successful candidate will teach a 4-4 load including undergraduate senior-level physical chemistry courses as well as lower-level chemistry courses for majors and non-majors, develop a scholarly research program involving undergraduate students, advise undergraduate students, and participate in service (internal as well as external). The Division awards an ACS-certified Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, a non-ACS-certified Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. The Division maintains an array of modern instrumentation including a Bruker 400 MHz NMR spectrometer, two Nicolet FTIR spectrometers with ATR accessories, a Shimadzu GCMS, a Shimadzu HPLC with PDA/fluorescence detection systems, a Jasco spectrofluorometer, a Perkin-Elmer Lambda 750 UV/Vis/NIR spectrometer, a TA Q50 TGA, a TA Q20 DSC, a BioRad ChemiDoc Imager System, BioRad Termocycler, Keyence Inverted Fluorescence Microscope, an Agilent BioTek Synergy HTX Reader, a -80 freezer, plus a Metrohm ion chromatograph, a CEM microwave digester, and assorted UV/Vis spectrophotometers.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry is required by the start date of the appointment. ABD candidates with a completion date no later than August 15, 2024, are welcome to apply. A successful background check is required.
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Dr. Christopher M. Bender, Assoc. Professor of Chemistry
Assistant Chair for Chemistry for the Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: (864) 503-5755
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