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Faculty Position in Nuclear Chemistry/Radiochemistry – Washington State University

Nuclear Chemistry/Radiochemistry
Washington State University
Department of Chemistry

Appointment is anticipated at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

Permanent, full-time (9-month), tenure track academic position at the Pullman Campus. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

July 1, 2016 or later.

1. Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in nuclear chemistry, radiochemistry, or related areas of chemical science, and in general chemistry.
2. Develop and maintain an innovative, competitive, vigorous, and nationally and internationally recognized research program in chemistry.
3. Establish and maintain significant external research funding in support of the research program.
4. Advise high quality graduate and undergraduate research.
5. Participate in course, laboratory, and curriculum development in chemistry.
6. Participate in recruitment of highly qualified students into the Department of Chemistry.
7. Participate in Departmental, College and University faculty activities.
8. Cooperate with other faculty in the use and acquisition of research equipment.

1. Ph.D. or equivalent degree in chemistry or a closely related field is required by the hire date.
2. Evidence of the potential for establishing and maintaining an outstanding research program is required. Such evidence may include a strong publication history in peer-reviewed journals, letters of recommendation, and a professional research proposal (including estimated startup budget requirements and estimated cost) in the area of nuclear chemistry/radiochemistry. The research proposal submitted by the applicant is an essential component of the application and should demonstrate the applicant’s potential for obtaining major external funding.
3. The successful candidate must be qualified to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate level in the nuclear chemistry/radiochemistry curriculum, related areas of chemical science, and in the general chemistry program. The potential for developing excellent teaching skills is essential.
4. The successful applicant must possess the potential to excel as a supervisor and mentor to graduate and undergraduate students.
5. Excellent spoken and written English language skills are essential.
6. Candidate for Associate Professor requires at least 6 years as an assistant professor or equivalent.

At least one year (12 months) of Postdoctoral experience or equivalent. The ability to excel in a culturally diverse environment is highly preferred.

The search will remain open until the position is filled but expect the final decision to be made by March, 2016. Review of completed applications will begin on November 15, 2015.

Please submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a CV with significant doctoral and/or postdoctoral research accomplishments (as indicated in published peer-reviewed work), (3) a detailed research proposal addressing current research and long-term research interests (including estimated startup requirements and estimated cost) (4) statement of teaching philosophy, and (5) contact information for three letters of recommendation addressing research potential, teaching, and communication skills to be uploaded to https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/21847.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity, has faculty friendly policies including a partner accommodation program, and a NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant (see www.excelinse.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (V), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259 (f) or hrs AT wsu.edu.

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