Assistant Adjunct Professor 2022-2023

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University of California, Los Angeles
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Assistant Adjunct Professor 2022-2023
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF06568


The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry (www.chemistry.ucla.edu) is seeking outstanding candidates for Assistant Adjunct Professor positions. Three Assistant Adjunct Professor positions are open in the Boyer/Cram/Libby Teacher-Scholar program. They honor UCLA Nobel Laureates Paul D. Boyer, Donald J. Cram, and Willard F. Libby, and recognize their many contributions to the advancement of chemistry and biochemistry. The Assistant Adjunct Professors are expected to serve for three-years, with the initial appointment as Assistant Adjunct Professor being for one year and subject to renewal for the second and third years. Responsibilities include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams and problem sets, supervising teaching assistants, and conducting cutting-edge research with a sponsoring faculty mentor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Qualified candidates should be recent Ph.D. recipients (Ph.D. earned 2018-2022) in chemistry or biochemistry and have demonstrated excellence in their previous research and teaching positions. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

All applications must be uploaded through UCLA Academic Recruit.

Candidates should provide a cover letter, which includes the names of three UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members whose research is of interest to them; a curriculum vitae; a summary of research accomplishments; and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to UCLA Academic Recruit.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will begin reviewing materials and applications on October 11, 2021. Final application submission is November 30, 2021.

The University of California, Los Angeles and the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.


To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06568


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction


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UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

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