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ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Requisition # 73192

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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 seeks applications to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position in Organic Chemistry broadly defined effective August 2019. A competitive salary and start-up package will be provided. The successful candidate will have opportunities to interact with a number of Centers and Institutes with focus on the physical, biological, and medical sciences as described at: https://research.uiowa.edu/directory-centers-and-institutes.



Applicants must clearly demonstrate potential to develop and lead a nationally-prominent, externally-funded research program. The successful candidate must also add to the teaching mission of the Department in organic chemistry through excellent teaching skills and a commitment to excellence in instruction at all levels (small and large enrollment, laboratory, and graduate courses).  Candidates must have a doctoral degree in chemistry or a closely related field and a strong, promising record of scholarship and productivity.  



The Department has appointed 8 new tenure-track faculty members in 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, as well as outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary interactions with major campus initiatives and research centers.



Application materials must include a cover letter describing their academic qualifications and professional experience, CV, and academic transcripts.  Applicants should also provide documents that describe 1) their current expertise and future goals for an independent research program in organic chemistry; 2) their beliefs, practices, and interests in teaching, and 3) how their teaching, service, and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in chemistry and/or how they would like to further the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to chem-facsearch@uiowa.edu. Application review will begin by October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.



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 Department of Chemistry and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty.  The Department values diversity and is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive climate.  We value diversity in all forms.  We conduct all departmental activities, including recruitment, retention, and personal and professional development for a diverse group of faculty, postdoctoral fellows, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students in a manner consistent with these values.  The strategic plans of the University and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences reflect this commitment.  The University also proudly supports work/life resources, including dual-career support; for more information please see https://worklife.uiowa.edu/.

Education Requirement:

Applicants must have a PhD in chemistry or a closely related field, in hand by August 21, 2019

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 a promising record of scholarship and productivity.



Applicants should demonstrate potential to contribute to the University of Iowa’s mission of inclusive excellence.



 

Desirable Qualifications:

Postdoctoral experience in an academic, government, national laboratory, or industrial setting is highly desired.


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
Statement detailing committment to diversity
 Number of References:  3

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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 North Capitol Street
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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