Open Rank Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

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Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleOpen Rank Assistant, Associate or Full ProfessorSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with credentials, qualifications and experiencePosition Number00001224Work ScheduleVaries based on teaching scheduleFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department170701 - ChemistryDepartmentChemistryJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The Chemistry Department provides professional education for chemists at the undergraduate and graduate levels; teaches basic chemistry courses, which are needed by students enrolled in other department programs; advances the discipline of chemistry by conducting research; and serves the public by sharing information about chemistry through a variety of mechanisms and services.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Chemistry at NC State University seeks to fill tenure track faculty positions in the following areas: Analytical Chemistry, especially separation science and chemometrics; Computational/Theoretical Chemistry; and/or Organic Chemistry/ Chemical Biology.

In all areas, we seek candidates interested in developing innovative interdisciplinary programs targeting complex chemical and biological systems. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests compliment existing programs and initiatives in the Department, College of Sciences, and University.

Our priority is to fill positions at the Assistant Professor rank, although exceptional candidates at other ranks will be considered.

Successful candidates are expected to establish a nationally and internationally recognized research program and to demonstrate strong interests and abilities in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience

Candidates must possess a PhD and post-doctoral experience in Chemistry or a related scientific field to be considered for this position.

Departmental Required Skills

Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to academic and research excellence, and an outstanding research record commensurate with the expectations of a major research university.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

While the department expects to hire faculty predominantly at the Assistant Professor level, candidates with exceptional research records may be considered for Associate or Full Professor positions.

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Special Instructions

Candidates should apply at under position number 00001224 and submit electronic copies of their curriculum vitae, research proposals, teaching statement, and a cover letter.

Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent as email attachments to [email protected]

Reviewing of applicant materials will begin October 15, 2019 and the search will remain open until the positions are filled.

The unit plans to hire for multiple vacancies from this posting

Job Open Date09/12/2019Anticipated Closing DateInitial screening will begin on October 15, 2019 and continue until the positions are filled.Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date08/16/2020AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
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    Posted: 10/10/2019
    Application Due: 10/30/2019
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