Assistant Professor, Analytical Chemistry

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R0112434

Job Description
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nevada, Reno is hiring for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) with an anticipated start date of 07/01/2019. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active and innovative, externally funded experimental research program in analytical chemistry, broadly defined. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate level courses in analytical, physical, and general chemistry.

Required Qualifications
PhD in Chemistry or related field, post-doctoral research experience

Preferred Qualifications
Evidence of ability and motivation to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels in chemistry. Evidence of ability and strong commitment to establish an innovative research program in analytical chemistry.

Compensation Grade
Assistant Professor, Rank II

Department Information
The Department of Chemistry offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry, as well as an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Chemical Physics. The department has 17 full-time, tenure-track and four lecturer faculty members, housed in a four-story building with state-of-the-art research facilities. Undergraduate laboratory courses are taught in our modern instructional facilities in the nearby Davidson Mathematics and Science Center. Additional information about the department can be found on its website: https://www.unr.edu/chemistry

The city of Reno offers an excellent quality of life, with entertainment and cultural opportunities in excess of most cities of similar size. The city lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, and has a mild high desert climate. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community.

Total Compensation
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.

Contact Information for this position
Search Coordinator, Ekaterina Tsareva, etsareva@unr.edu

Exempt
Yes

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Note to Applicant
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.
Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

How to apply

To apply, visit https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno—Main-Campus/Assistan t-Professor–Analytical-Chemistry_R0112434.

Required Attachment(s)
Attach the following attachments to your application
1) Resume/CV
2) Cover letter with statement of qualifications
3) Statement of teaching experience and philosophy
4) A detailed proposal listing required equipment, approximate costs, and facilities necessary to conduct the proposed research
5) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying
Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Search Coordinator via email at etsareva@unr.edu or hard copy to:
University of Nevada, Reno

Department of Chemistry
Attn: Analytical Chemist Search Coordinator
1664 N. Virginia St., MS0216
Reno, NV 89557

Posting Close Time
This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.

Posting Close Date
11/1/2018

Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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