Assistant Professor

University of Texas - Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 01, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of chemistry, subject to available funding. Exceptionally qualified senior applicants will also be considered for Associate/Full Professor positions. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through teaching, research, and service.

The Department of Chemistry’s mission is to create new chemical knowledge while providing all of our students with an innovative and forward-looking scientific education grounded in the fundamentals of chemistry. Key research includes drug discovery, green chemistry, cancer research, energy, and materials chemistry. The department has state-of-the-art mass spectrometry, NMR, and X-ray crystallographic facilities, and a full-time scientific glassblower. We are ranked 15th best chemistry graduate program in the United States by US News and World Report (2019 ed.).

PhD in chemistry or closely related field. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the core undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the department, and to engage in departmental, institutional and professional service activities.

Complete applications should contain a cover letter indicating area of expertise, a curriculum vitae, a description of research plans, and a teaching statement. As part of the teaching statement, please describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange for 3 letters of reference to be uploaded to the Interfolio website.

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