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Regular Faculty

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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University of Idaho

Regular Faculty

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Science

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
As part of the University of Idaho’s focus on sustainability, the College of Science announces a cluster hire focused on the response of biological communities to global change. By hiring a cluster of collaborative faculty, we seek to aim our research infrastructure at the most pressing problems facing humanity over the next decades.

Hires will be at the tenure track assistant professor level, and research pairs or teams are encouraged to apply. We seek highly collaborative and interdisciplinary scientists to establish strong extramurally funded research programs that build on existing strengths and collaborations within the college and university. We welcome applications from scientists with research programs that fit under the broad umbrella of this cluster and anticipate a hire within each of four departments within the college—Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geography and Geological Sciences, and Mathematics and Statistical Science. The College of Science places a high priority on increasing the diversity of faculty, and we are committed to hiring, supporting, and retaining a diverse team of researchers for this cluster hire.

We seek a colleague with a research program that studies and addresses global change using chemical approaches. Examples of research programs include but are not limited to the development of green technologies and efficient catalysts, studying the chemical impact of climate change in the environment, or development of new drug strategies to address emerging diseases brought about by global change. Areas of interest may complement or contribute to existing strengths in medicinal, synthetic, energy storage, environmental, or electrochemistry.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Chemistry, experience in a field chemistry that is compatible with Sustainability and Global Change such as environmental chemistry (analytical or physical), Organic chemistry with a biomedical focus, or Inorganic chemistry specializing in development of sustainable methods/materials. A strong commitment to research and teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:
Postdoctoral experience preferred. A strong commitment and potential for collaboration with other UI College of Science faculty and/or National Laboratories.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000953P

Posting Date: 11/11/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
This position is open until filled, however, applications received on or before December 17, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Please address each minimum and preferred qualification in the Letter of Application.
Please upload a research statement of 1-2 pages to Statement of Research.
Please upload a teaching statement of 1-2 pages to Statement of Teaching.
Please upload contributions to diversity and inclusion statement of 1 page to Other Document 1.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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