Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is seeking a Physical Chemist/Radiochemist

Assistant Professor – Physical Chemistry / Radiochemistry (Experimental). The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications for a Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor position in Radiochemistry to begin in August 2016. /

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and experience with research in nuclear chemistry or radiochemistry are required. The successful candidate: (a) Must develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program at FIU with substantial graduate and undergraduate student involvement. (b) Will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of Physical Chemistry, plus additional courses in his / her area of specialization. (c) Is expected to play a major role in the growth of our newly established doctoral Radiochemistry Track

FIU is a multi-campus public research university located in Miami, a vibrant, international city. FIU offers more than 180 baccalaureate, masters, professional and doctoral degree programs to over 55,000 students. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement and is committed to finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our times. The Washington Monthly magazine recently ranked FIU 17th in the “contribution to the public good” 2015 national university rankings. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, with 36 faculty, has dynamic and growing Ph.D. programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry supporting over 100 graduate students, as well as a vibrant undergraduate program with ~100 B.A. and B.S. graduates each year.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID (510358) at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, C.V., research plans, teaching philosophy, transcripts (copies are fine for application; official will be required for employment), as a single pdf file. The online system will prompt for the names of three contacts who will supply letters of reference; candidates should contact these people directly and have the letters of reference sent to: Faculty Search Committee; Attn: Radiochemistry Committee; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FIU; Miami, FL 33199. The search committee will begin reviewing applications November 2, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.

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