Assistant Professor

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Job Description

The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in synthetic organic chemistry, broadly defined, with expertise in synthetic methodology, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, catalysis, green chemistry, natural product synthesis, or polymer synthesis, with an intended start date of Fall 2021. The candidate will be encouraged to participate in the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery (https://www.vtcdd.science.vt.edu), and/or the Macromolecules Innovation Institute (https://mii.vt.edu).

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field is required; the degree is required at the time of appointment. The successful candidate must establish an internationally recognized research program and be an effective teacher in graduate and undergraduate courses. We welcome applications from diverse, underrepresented candidates.

Applicants must submit application materials online at jobs.vt.edu in response to job number 515283. Application materials include a curriculum vita, a description of research plans (not to exceed five pages), a statement of teaching philosophy and plans (not to exceed two pages), and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin March 10, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

For any questions specifically related to the position, please contact Felicia Etzkorn, Search Committee Chair, at chemsearch@vt.edu

For further information about the position and the Department of Chemistry, please visit www.chem.vt.edu.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field is required; the degree is required at the time of appointment.

Appointment Type

Regular

Review Date

March 10, 2021

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Brandi Webb at bowens20@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: February 24, 2021
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