Assistant Professor-Tenure System

Location
East Lansing MI
Posted
Oct 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in inorganic chemistry at the assistant professor level. Outstanding candidates in all areas of synthetic and experimental inorganic chemistry—including bioinorganic chemistry, catalysis, nanoscience and solid state chemistry— with research interests in energy science are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates should have an established track record of productivity and evidence of potential for independent research, and are expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program and contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in chemistry or related field at the time of appointment.

Required Degree

Doctorate

Minimum Requirements

A PhD in chemistry or related field of research

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, synopses of research interests and future research directions (10 page max), teaching statement and names and email addresses of three references

Special Instructions

Review of application materials will begin on October 15, 2017, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Interested individuals should upload a SINGLE PDF application package (no larger than 5MB) consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, synopses of research interests and future research directions (10 page max), teaching statement and names and email addresses of three references electronically at http://careers.msu.edu.  Questions regarding the position may be directed to Prof. Hamann, Chair of the Search Committee (hamann@chemistry.msu.edu).

 MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and iscommitted to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusiveculture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. TheUniversity actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women,persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU is committed toproviding a work environment that supports employees' work and personal life, andoffers employment assistance to the spouse or partner of candidates for facultyand academic staff positions.