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Assistant Professor - Organic Chemistry - (FAC003036)

University of Houston
Houston, Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 1, 2023

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in synthetic organic chemistry. The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the Department of Chemistry, including introductory organic chemistry, and to perform cutting-edge research in experimental synthetic organic 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.

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 or chemical biology. Postdoctoral research experience or the equivalent industrial research experience strongly preferred.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcript are required for faculty appointments. All positions at the UH are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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