Assistant Professor in Chemistry


POSITION #: 1537

DEPARTMENT: Chemistry

POSITION SUMMARY: Tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2017. All areas of Analytical Chemistry will be considered. The University of New Orleans is a Carnegie High Research Activity institution; The Department of Chemistry offers Chemistry degrees at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. level. Faculty have a strong record of competitive research funding from NIH, NSF, and other federal and state agencies.
There are also opportunities for collaboration with researchers in the UNO Advanced Material Research Institute (AMRI) and other New Orleans-based institutions: New Orleans LSU Health Science Center, LSU Dental School, Tulane University and Tulane University Medical School. Details about our Ph.D.-granting Department and the Advanced Materials Research Institute (AMRI) can be found at: www.chem.uno.edu and www.amri.uno.edu. The Greater New Orleans area is in the midst of rapid growth in the area of biomedical research, and offers a unique combination of affordable living and rich cultural experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected to offer broad and specialized courses in analytical chemistry, supervise undergraduate and graduate students, develop a nationally competitive research profile, and secure external research funding.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or in a closely related field in hand, or completed, by August 2017.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Postdoctoral experience preferred, prior teaching experience, strong publication record, and ability to secure external research funding.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should send their CV, a statement of planned research, and have three letters of recommendation sent directly to: Chemistry Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Dr., New Orleans, LA 70148 or electronically to chemistry@uno.edu. Evaluation of candidates will begin in March 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

DATE POSTED: 1/25/2017

CLOSING DATE: Evaluation of candidates will begin in March 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant's having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.
The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.