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Assistant Professor

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Please upload a 6-9 page research plan and 1 page statement of teaching philosophy, as well as 3 confidential letters of recommendation from scientists familiar with applicant's research achievements and teaching potential.

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Professor
Department FASN - Chemistry
Salary Open
Posting Summary

The Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University-Newark invites applications for a tenure-track position in inorganic chemistry. Candidates with research interests in all areas of inorganic chemistry, including catalysis, electronic/magnetic materials, bioinorganic, and solid state chemistry are strongly encouraged to apply. While we anticipate hiring at the assistant professor level, exceptional candidates at the associate professor level may be considered. The hire will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program and to teach at both graduate (PhD & MS) and undergraduate levels. A Ph.D. in chemistry and at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience are required. Competitive start-up funds commensurate with the needs of the specific area will be provided. The anticipated starting date is September 2018. The Department of Chemistry has enjoyed a period of dynamic growth over the past decade with a strong emphasis on excellence in research. The collegial atmosphere of the department promotes collaborations and joint projects.


Minimum Education and Experience

Ph.D. in Chemistry and at least 2 years of postdoctoral experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

The Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University-Newark ( maintains a vibrant, highly interdisciplinary graduate program (currently 45 Ph.D. students) and is exceptionally well equipped for its size. Among others, it houses three multinuclear NMR spectrometers, FT-MS and MALDI-TOF spectrometers, an X-ray diffractomer, scanning electron and Raman microscopes, ultrafast lasers, and a large array of polymer characterization and optical spectroscopy instruments. Extensive additional shared experimental and computational resources are available within the Rutgers University system.


Posting Details

Posting Number 17FA1258
Posting Open Date 08/10/2017
Posting Close Date 12/29/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload a 6-9 page research plan and 1 page statement of teaching philosophy, as well as 3 confidential letters of recommendation from scientists familiar with applicant’s research achievements and teaching potential.

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Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
  4. Other Documents (2)
  5. Teaching Philosophy
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