Assistant Professor – Organic Chemistry with Nuclear/Radiochemistry Focus. /
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications for a Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor position in Organic Chemistry to begin in August 2018. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and research plans in organic or organic materials chemistry with potential applications in nuclear chemistry or radiochemistry is expected. 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 Organic Chemistry, plus additional courses in his / her area of specialization. (c) Is expected to play a major role in the growth of our doctoral Nuclear Chemistry/Radiochemistry Track.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, with 37 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 512751 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a cover letter, C.V., research plans, teaching philosophy, and transcripts (copies are fine for application; official will be required for employment), as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted upon review by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by October 30, 2017. However, review will continue until the position is filled.
Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports.
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