Assistant Professor: Inorganic Chemistry

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THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY AT SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY announces a tenure-track position in INORGANIC CHEMISTRY at the assistant professor level with the appointment beginning Fall 2018.  Applicants with research interests in energy conversion, catalysis, or materials chemistry that complement existing strengths within the department are especially encouraged to apply. Highly preferred areas of interest are photoelectrochemistry, electrocatalysts, and applications of perovskites at the inorganic/organic interface. A Ph.D. degree in a relevant field is required (inorganic chemistry preferred) and postdoctoral experience is required. The successful candidate is expected to develop a robust research program and teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) students. External funding and independent scientific productivity are expected. 

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence.  Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status.  We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.  SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.  The College of Sciences is host to a large number of federally-funded minority training programs (described at

Applicants should apply via Interfolio at Review of applications will begin January 18, 2018, and will continue until February 2, 2018.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Posted: 1/17/2018
Application Due: 3/18/2018
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