Organic Chemistry Assistant Professor

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Posting NumberF0461PWorking TitleOrganic Chemistry Assistant ProfessorDepartmentFranklin College Chemistry DepartmentAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

Chemistry has organic expertise both in core areas (e.g., synthesis and methods, physical organic, catalysis) and in cross-cutting fields related to our interdisciplinary centers and institutes (e.g., Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, New Materials Institute, Center for Computational and Quantum Chemistry).

College/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRS or ORPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationNoneAdvertised SalaryCommensurate with experienceAnticipated Start Date08/01/2020Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date08/26/2019Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a brief summary of research accomplishments, and concise statements of research plans and teaching interests, and arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted. The application materials must be submitted electronically (http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/116513). Correspondence can be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Eric Ferreira ([email protected]). To receive full consideration, completed applications should be received by October 15, 2019. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive.

Location of VacancyAthens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Classification TitleAssistant ProfessorPay GradeFLSAFaculty RankAssistant ProfessorContract TypeAcademic (9 mo.)Tenure StatusTenure TrackMinimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.

Position Summary

The University of Georgia Department of Chemistry (chem.uga.edu) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in organic chemistry, beginning August 1, 2020, at the level of Assistant Professor. UGA Chemistry has organic expertise both in core areas (e.g., synthesis and methods, physical organic, catalysis) and in crosscutting fields related to our interdisciplinary centers and institutes (e.g., Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, New Materials Institute, Center for Computational and Quantum Chemistry). All areas of organic chemistry will be considered, particularly those with research interests that build upon this range of expertise.

Additional Requirements

A Ph.D. in chemistry or related field is required.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

1-2 years of postdoctoral experience is highly desirable.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Competitive applicants will have a strong research record, demonstrate creativity in their research plans, and exhibit a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Physical DemandsDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

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