Duties and Responsibilities: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for the Carl Moore Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry beginning in fall 2014. Preference is for an appointment at the rank of Professor, although advanced Associate Professors will also be considered for the position. The Department offers Ph.D., M.S., and ACS-approved B.S. degrees. For more details about the department, visit http://www.luc.edu/chemistry.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching, and to engage in service for the department, college, and university as requested. This appointment will be accompanied by a reduced teaching load and dedicated graduate assistant support. The incumbent will be expected to pursue an internationally competitive, externally funded research program, leading to continued publications and funding opportunities.
Minimum Qualifications: A current, tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or preferably at the Professor level and a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely-related field are required. Candidates for the position must possess a demonstrated record of distinguished teaching and student mentorship, as well as a portfolio of externally funded research projects and a notable number of highly-cited publications. All research areas in chemistry and biochemistry will be considered but analytical biochemistry or forensics biochemistry is of particular interest for this position.