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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

Posting Details

The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Open
Department 00121 - Chemistry
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin July 1, 2018
Details

CHEMISTRY, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH. Tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of Biological Chemistry and Biophysical Chemistry. The Department of Chemistry at The University of Utah is seeking to fill multiple faculty positions at all levels (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) in the areas of experimental Biological Chemistry and/or experimental or computational Biophysical Chemistry. A Ph.D. is required and postdoctoral experience is highly desirable. Application materials should be uploaded in PDF format at: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/66677. Individuals applying at the Assistant Professor level should upload an application letter with vita, a description of proposed research, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. Senior applicants should upload an application letter and vita. Candidates are expected to develop a vigorous, internationally visible, and well-funded research program and to effectively teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Initial review of applications will begin on September 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with adequate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see: http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/.

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Notice

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Special Instructions for Candidates

As an employee of the University of Utah you will be required to comply with all Utah state laws. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon successfully passing a pre-employment criminal background check and a verification of your education.

In accordance with University of Utah policy, any offer is also contingent upon approval of the President and Board of Trustees of the University of Utah.

Open Date 07/14/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN00129CF
Type Faculty

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which category best describes your area of research?
    • Biochemistry
    • Biological Chemistry
    • Chemical Biology
    • Biophysical Theoretical
    • Biophysical Experimental
  2. * From what source did you learn about this job opening?
    • Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN)
    • Higher Ed
    • Association of Women in Science (AWIS)
    • Science
    • SACNAS
    • COACh
    • NOBCChE
    • University of Utah Chemistry Department Website
    • Advisor or Colleague
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  2. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission