Assistant Professor in Computational Polymer

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LogoPosting NumberFAC00147PO18Advertised TitleAssistant Professor in Computational PolymerCampusColumbiaCollege/DivisionCollege of Arts and SciencesDepartmentCAS Chemistry and BiochemistryAdvertised Salary RangeWe offer a competitive salary and benefits package.Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per WeekPosition CategoryFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 9 monthsWork CountyRichlandTenure InformationTenure-Track/TenuredJob Search CategoryFaculty About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

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The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Computational Polymer Chemistry, with a start date of August 16, 2019.

The Department has vigorous research and comprehensive infrastructures in macro/supramolecular sciences. The successful candidate is expected to develop a highly recognized, externally funded research program focused on understanding and predicting the dynamic behavior of macromolecules in complex environments (interfaces, surfaces, etc.) of multiphase or heterogeneous systems, such as block copolymers, supramolecular polymers, biomacromolecules, polymer/particle mixtures and adaptive or responsive polymers.

Candidates are expected to have expertise in macro/supramolecular modeling and method development for large-scale dynamic simulations and advanced data analysis. Candidates are also expected to strive for excellence in teaching of undergraduate general or organic chemistry, as well as more specialized and graduate courses.

Required Education and Experience

Candidates should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in organic, polymer or computational chemistry, materials science, or polymer science and engineering or related discipline.

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Desired Start Date08/16/2019Job Open Date08/31/2018Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Candidates should be prepared to upload a CV, a cover letter, research plans, teaching interests, name and contact information, including telephone number and email, for at least three references.

Three letters of recommendation are required to be submitted via this system. Reference providers will receive an email notification based on the contact information you provide.

For full consideration, complete applications must be received no later than November 1, 2018.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Teaching Statement
    4. Research Statement
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      Posted: 4/17/2019
      Application Due: 6/16/2019
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