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Assistant Professor, Chemistry (Materials/Physical Analytical)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The following materials must be uploaded with your application: * Resume/CV * Cover letter with state of qualifications * Statement of teaching experience and philosophy * A detailed research proposal listing required equipment, approximate costs, and facilities necessary to conduct the proposed research Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Seacn Casey via email scasey@unr.edu or hard copy to: University of Nevada, Reno Department of Chemistry Attn: Sean Casey 1664 N. Virginia St., MS 0216 Reno, NV 89557

Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor, Chemistry (Materials/Physical Analytical)
Department Chemistry
Department Web Address https://www.unr.edu/chemistry
Full Time Equivalent

100%

Position Type Academic Faculty
Comp Grade II
Tenure Track Tenure Track
Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno Department of Chemistry is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including analytical, physical, and general chemistry, and establishing an active and innovative research program in the broadly defined areas of materials analytical or physical analytical chemistry. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry, as well as an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Chemical Physics. The department has 18 full-time tenure-track and three lecturer faculty members, housed in a four-story building with state-of-the-art research facilities. Undergraduate laboratory courses are taught in our modern instructional facilities in the nearby Davidson Mathematics and Science Center.
The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student population of approximately 21,000, including over 2,800 graduate students.
The city of Reno offers an excellent quality of life, with entertainment and cultural opportunities in excess of most cities of similar size. The city lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, and has a mild high desert climate. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Chemistry or closely related field and Postdoctoral research experience

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of ability and motivation to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels in chemistry. Evidence of ability and strong commitment to establish an innovative research program in analytical chemistry

Contact Information for this Position

Sharee Williams
shareew@unr.edu
(775)682-8795

Special Instructions to Applicants

The following materials must be uploaded with your application:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter with state of qualifications
  • Statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  • A detailed research proposal listing required equipment, approximate costs, and facilities necessary to conduct the proposed research

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Seacn Casey via email scasey@unr.edu or hard copy to:
University of Nevada, Reno
Department of Chemistry
Attn: Sean Casey
1664 N. Virginia St., MS 0216
Reno, NV 89557

Job Open Date 09/08/2017
Job Close Date 10/26/2017
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 72844
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you initially learn about this recruitment/job opening?
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    • higheredjobs.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education.
    • Other online resource. Specify URL below.
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    • Craig's List
    • CareerBuilder
  2. If applicable, give more details on specific resource(s) indicated above.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a doctoral degree or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have postdoctoral research experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research and Plans
Optional Documents