Distinguished Professor - Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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Posting Details

Position TitleDistinguished Professor - Pharmaceutical ChemistryExternal Link to Postinghttp://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/16091DepartmentChemistry Admin - 32320Vacancy Number16F-284Position Number516Location of WorkplaceMain UNCW CampusBrief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a Distinguished Professor position in the broad area of pharmaceutical chemistry. The Linda Sayed Distinguished Professor of Chemistry is a faculty position at the rank of associate or full professor. The successful candidate is expected to maintain excellence in research with a vigorous, externally funded program, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly in pharmaceutical chemistry. The successful candidate is also expected to have a significant influence on the development of a new Ph.D. program in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The envisioned start date for this position is August 2020.

Minimum Requirements

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related sciences is required. In addition, significant academic and/or industrial experience is required.

Preferred QualificationsPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

Chemistry & Biochemistry at UNCW offers exciting, student oriented programs that award Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS, ACS Certified) and Master of Science (MS) degrees. A significant portion of the training takes place in our laboratories, both those associated with courses, and those involving research in Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Marine and Atmospheric Science, Biochemistry, Organic and Inorganic Synthesis, Computational and Physical Chemistry, Chemical Education, all of which incorporate our state of the are instrumentation (http://www.uncw.edu/chem/ ). In addition to rigorous courses in all aspects of chemistry, most of our undergraduate students and all of our local graduate students carry out research under the direct supervision of our outstanding faculty.

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Applicant Instructions

Application materials must include the following documents:

1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vita
3. List of 3 Professional References
4. Teaching Philosophy (The statement of teaching interests should indicate courses that the candidate would like to develop in the pharmaceutical chemistry area and include the topics to be covered)
5. Research Summary (a summary of past, present, and future envisioned research)

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. R. Thomas Williamson ([email protected])

Contact Libbie Schaffer ([email protected]) for questions regarding the online application system.

Position TypePermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited PositionsJob Posting Date10/18/2019Priority Consideration Date11/18/2019Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents toDr. R. Thomas WilliamsonApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. List of 3 Professional References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Summary
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    Posted: 10/19/2019
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