Assistant Professor in Computational Inorganic/Materials

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LogoPosting NumberFAC00138PO19Advertised TitleAssistant Professor in Computational Inorganic/MaterialsCampusColumbiaCollege/DivisionCollege of Arts and SciencesDepartmentCAS Chemistry and BiochemistryAdvertised Salary RangeWe offer a competitive salary and benefits package.Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week40Position CategoryFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 9 monthsWork CountyRichlandTenure InformationTenure-Track/TenuredJob Search CategoryFaculty About UofSC

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor to conduct research in the area of Computational Inorganic/Materials Chemistry, with a start date of August 16, 2020. The successful candidate will have expertise in modeling extended inorganic structures. The candidate must establish a highly recognized, externally funded research program. The candidate should also have a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Required Education and Experience

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in Chemistry or a related discipline that supports their research plans.

Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate will have expertise in modeling extended inorganic structures.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date08/16/2020Job Open Date09/26/2019Job 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, to include telephone number and email, for at least three (3) references.

Three (3) letters of recommendation are required to be submitted via this online system by the referees. Your reference providers will receive an email notification based on the contact information that you provide.

This position will remain open until filled. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2019.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Teaching Statement
    4. Research Statement
    5. List of References and Contact Information
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      Posted: 9/27/2019
      Application Due: 1/16/2020
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