Faculty in Polymer Chemistry/Polymer Science

Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

Job description

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in polymer chemistry/polymer science. The successful candidate will teach polymer chemistry and related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is expected to develop and sustain an active, well-funded and internationally recognized research program. Interdisciplinary interests related to materials science and synthesis of polymers will be considered. Areas of particular interest include polymers with thermal and mechanical properties suitable for 3D printing, flexible electronics or energy storage applications. Applicants at all ranks will be considered, but an appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a very closely related discipline

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred

How to apply

Please submit a CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, and research statement. *Names and email addresses of three references will also be required during the application process. The references will be notified and should upload recommendation letters. Only recommendation letters that are uploaded to the system by the referee will be accepted. Emailed or hardcopy letters will not be accepted.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

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