[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry (broadly defined) at the University of Iowa

Betsy Stone betsy.stone at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 09:38:41 MDT 2018

Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry at the
University of Iowa
Requisition # 73192

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:

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 at 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/.
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