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ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Requisition # 71609

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Chemistry

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Iowa solicits applications to fill a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Physical Chemistry at the Chemistry/Biology interface, effective August 2018.  Applications are encouraged in physical/biophysical chemistry as related to protein folding, misfolding, aggregation, and biomolecular interactions, with particular interest in candidates that will complement ongoing research in the University’s new Iowa Neuroscience Institute (INI).  The University of Iowa has dedicated substantial new investments to Neuroscience research, already involving a large community with more than 100 faculty members across five colleges and 26 departments. The INI offers extensive opportunities and support for vibrant interdepartmental collaboration with researchers across campus. Neuroscience core facilities under development include a Neural Circuits and Behavior Core and a Stem Cell Core.  Potential for interactions with other major campus initiatives in Aging Mind and Brain and Genetics would also be desirable. 



The Chemistry Department has appointed 15 new faculty members over the past 10 years and recently completed a major building renovation that provides state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and research. The University also provides a wide range of accessible state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the Iowa Magnetic Resonance Facility with 3T and 7T scanners, the Central Microscopy Research Facility, and the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics.



A competitive salary and start-up package will be provided.



Applicants should clearly demonstrate potential to develop and lead a nationally-prominent, externally-funded research program and commitment to excellence in teaching chemistry at all levels of coursework (small and large enrollment, laboratory, and graduate courses).  Candidates must have a doctoral degree in chemistry or a closely related field, postdoctoral experience, and a promising record of scholarship and productivity. Application materials must include a cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, statement of teaching interests, and detailed proposals that demonstrate the planned research program. Do not mail paper applications. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to chem-facsearch@uiowa.edu. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



The Department of Chemistry and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

Applicants must have a PhD in experimental physical chemistry or a related area, in hand by August 15, 2018

Required Qualifications:

Applicants should clearly demonstrate potential to develop and lead a nationally-prominent, externally-funded research program



Applicants should demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching chemistry at the graduate and undergraduate levels.



Applicants must have postdoctoral experience.



Applicants must have a promising record of scholarship and productivity.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Academic Transcripts
Statement of teaching interests
Detailed proposals of the planned research program
 Number of References:  3

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Additional Application Materials


Materials:Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to chem-facsearch@uiowa.edu.

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.


Contact Information


Contact:Brenna Goode - chem-facsearch@uiowa.edu
Clas-Chemistry
CHEMISTRY BUILDING
251 CAPITOL ST N
E331 CB
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Department URL: https://chem.uiowa.edu/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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