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Assistant Professor, Chemistry (Inorganic Materials)

Posted by Tish on 10/15 at 12:57 PM

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

Position Type Academic Faculty
List Rank/Range(s) 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 Inorganic Materials Chemistry. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and establishing an active and innovative experimental research program.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the land-grant institution for the State of Nevada with an enrollment of 21,000 students. 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 16 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.

Nestled in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, Reno offers an excellent quality of life. The region combines a mild high desert climate with many nearby recreational opportunities. Lake Tahoe is less than an hour away by car and Yosemite National Park and the Black Rock Desert are both within a three-hour drive. Featuring high-tech and tourist industries, Reno offers entertainment and cultural opportunities far in excess of those typically found in a city of 400,000.
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 inorganic materials chemistry.
Contact Information for this Position

Search Chair: Prof. Brian Frost, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 775-784-1993
Search Coordinator: Sharee Williams, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), 775-682-8795
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit the following items through the online application system: a cover letter with statement of qualifications, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a detailed research proposal, and a list of required equipment (with approximate costs) and specific facilities necessary to conduct the proposed research. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly via email or hard copy to: David Kaczorowski, Department of Chemistry
University of Nevada 1664 N. Virginia St., MS 0216 Reno, NV 89557-0216
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Review of complete applications will commence on 11/9/2015.
Job Open Date 09/29/2015
Job Close Date 11/09/2015
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 71881
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

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  * How did you initially learn about this recruitment/job opening?
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  If applicable, give more details on specific resource(s) indicated above.

  (Open Ended Question)
  * Do you have postdoctoral research experience?
      No response
      Yes, less than one year
      Yes, between one and two years
      Yes, between two and three years
      Yes, between three and five years
      Yes, more than five years
  * Do you have a doctoral degree?
      No response.
      Yes, in Organic Chemistry.
      Yes, in Inorganic Chemistry.
      Yes, in Physical Chemistry.
      Yes, in Chemical Physics.
      Yes, in Analytical Chemistry.
      Yes, in Materials Chemistry.
      Yes, in a related area.
  * Please provide a brief description of your proposed research program (25 words or less).

  (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Required Documents

  Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  Statement of Philosophy
  Statement of Research and Plans
  Other (See Special Instructions to Applicants)

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