Tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in Inorganic Chemistry -0807372
THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA seeks an outstanding individual with expertise in inorganic chemistry to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral training in chemistry or closely related discipline and to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program. The ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate Chemistry courses is required. The area of research is open, but areas complementary to existing interdisciplinary programs at The University in materials science, energy, catalysis, synthesis, sustainability, and biological chemistry are of particular interest.
The University of Alabama and The Department of Chemistry are in an exciting time of growth. The UA student population has grown from 20,000 students in 2003 to > 33,000 currently. This growth has allowed UA to grow its faculty and research enterprise despite the poor economy. The chemistry Department is housed in Shelby Hall, which opened in 2004 and provides state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities. Shelby Hall is the first of four science and engineering buildings currently under construction. The Chemistry Department was ranked in thesecond quartile (ca. 60% %tile) in the recent NRC rankings. The department is comprised of 25 faculty, approximately 95 graduate students, and 160 undergraduate majors. Major research instrumentation in the department includes EPR, NMR, Mass Spectrometry, and X-ray diffraction facilities. Additional instrumentation support is provided by the Central Analytical Facility. The Department employs a full-time glassblower and Department faculty have access to college mechanical and electronics shops to support research efforts.
To apply, go to http://facultyjobs.ua.edu, search for this position (requisition #0807372), and complete the online application. Attach files for a cover letter of application, a curriculum vitae with publication list, research plans (3-5 pages), and teaching philosophy (2 pages). If you wish to attach this in a single file, for any entry where you do not attach a file, please write words to the effect of "Included in file with the cover letter" in the text entry box, which is immediately below the file box on that entry's attachment page. There is also an "other document" feature. If you do not have an additional file to attach, access the attachment page for the "other document" entry and type "None" in the text book at the bottom of the page. If you have selected to send documents directly to the chairperson of the search committee, type "Send directly to search chairperson" in the text box for each attachment. The online application form will not consider the application complete and will not send it to the search committee until either file or text is included for each attachment entry.
Please also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:
Chair, Inorganic Search Committee,
Review of applicants will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity in its employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates may be required to undergo
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