Assistant Professor-Tenure System

Job description

Assistant Professor-Tenure System

Job no: 537314
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Chemistry 10032142
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Education/Training, Research/Scientific, Non-Union
Position Summary

As part of a multi-year, multi-departmental effort to expand and strengthen the research portfolio of Michigan State University in the area of ultrafast science, the Department of Chemistry seeks outstanding candidates for a position at the Assistant Professor level. Individuals with interest and expertise in the application of ultrafast experimental methods to the study of chemical processes in areas including (but not limited to) catalysis, interfacial phenomena, materials, and energy sciences are encouraged to apply. Depending on the nature of the research, a minority appointment in the Department of Physics is also possible.

Successful candidates should have demonstrated an established track record of productivity and evidence of potential for independent research, develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, as well as contribute to the teaching mission of the University at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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 proposed research directions, a teaching statement, degree transcripts, and names and e-mail addresses of three references

Special Instructions

Review of application materials will begin on November 15, 2018 and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Interested individuals should upload a SINGLE PDF application package (no larger than 5 MB) consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, synopses of research interests and proposed research directions, a teaching statement, degree transcripts, and names and e-mail addresses of three references at https://careers.msu.edu. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Prof. James K. McCusker, Chair of the Search Committee ([email protected]).

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

Review of Applications Begins On

11/15/2018

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Sep 25, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Sep 24, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

 

 

 

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