Assistant Professor - Experimental Physical Chemistry - (FAC001507)

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in experimental biophysical chemistry or the experimental physical chemistry of materials. The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the Department of Chemistry, including possibly introductory general chemistry, and to perform cutting-edge research in experimental physical chemistry. To gain promotion to associate professor with tenure in the Department of Chemistry at UH, a faculty member is expected to garner peer-reviewed funding from a federal agency to support his or her research, publish a substantial number of papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals from research performed at UH, and establish a national reputation for excellence in research during his or her probationary period. In addition to these criteria for research excellence, the Department expects the candidate to excel at teaching, as documented through teaching evaluations, and to serve on various Departmental, College, and University committees.

To apply, upload a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching interests and experience, summary of research plans (five pages maximum), all as PDF documents. During the application process, the applicant will be prompted to provide the names and email addresses of three people to whom requests will be sent directly for letters of recommendation.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. Additionally, the University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institute. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

Ph.D. in chemistry, materials chemistry, or chemical physics. Postdoctoral research experience or the equivalent industrial research experience strongly preferred.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. During the application process, you will be prompted to provide the names and email addresses of three people to whom requests will be sent directly for letters of recommendation. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

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