Assistant Professor

Job description

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, with research expertise in Organic Chemistry, to begin August 2018.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The CU Denver Department of Chemistry is a vibrant and growing department. The department hosts an active weekly research seminar series including intramural, local, and external speakers. The department awards the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees, with a combined average of approximately 25 graduates per year. Although the department does not currently offer the Ph.D. degree, several of our faculty are listed as mentors in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. Our number of majors has increased recently with the introduction of a Biochemistry Emphasis track to the B.S. Chemistry degree. Our upper-division and graduate courses also attract pre-health majors and students in selective campus-wide programs, including the University Honors and Leadership program, the BA/BS/MD degree program, and premedical/predental postbaccalaureate programs.


Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. The successful applicant is expected to develop a research program involving undergraduate and M.S. level students, and will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. Applicants with research expertise at the interface of Organic Chemistry and other chemical disciplines (e.g., inorganic, analytical, materials, computational chemistry, and chemical education) are strongly encouraged. Ideal candidates will be able to build collaborative research programs with current Chemistry faculty and/or other CU Denver departments on the Downtown Denver Campus and at the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:Applications are accepted electronically only at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11430 Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, statements outlining research plans and teaching philosophy, and the names and addresses of at least 3 references. Paper applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30094 - CLAS-Chemistry

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 16, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Scott Reed

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00698258





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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