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Assistant Professor-Materials Chemistry
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University of New Mexico | Albuquerque, NM
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The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at The University of New Mexico invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in to begin in August 2020. This is a full-time, tenure-track position targeting individuals with broadly defined research interests in materials chemistry. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field by the appointment start date. All application materials must be received by January 1, 2020 for best consideration.

The University of New Mexico is the largest and most comprehensive of the state's institutions of higher education and is both a Carnegie Very High Research University and a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. Located in Albuquerque, the largest and fastest growing metropolitan area in the state, the University of New Mexico features a growing campus that reflects the cultures and diversity of the Southwest and fosters an excellent work environment for its faculty and learning environment for its students. Why ABQ?

The research programs and facilities housed throughout the UNM Basic Sciences and Engineering Departments, Health Sciences Center, and specialized research centers offer tremendous opportunities for multi-disciplined collaborative research as do those at nearby Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories. Why UNM?

The Chemistry & Chemical Biology Department currently has 20 tenure-track faculty and 7 lecturers and visiting faculty supported by 16 staff members. We award ~25 undergraduate and ~10-15 graduate degrees each year to students from across New Mexico, the western US, and the world. http://chemistry.unm.edu/

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Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field by the appointment start date.


a) Evidence of outstanding potential to build a nationally recognized and externally funded research program as demonstrated by a strong track record of publications.

b) Potential for interactions with existing research programs at UNM as identified in the research statement.

c) Postdoctoral research experience.

d) Commitment to excellence in teaching chemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including curriculum development and the use of modern teaching pedagogy.

e) Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success including experience working with broadly diverse communities.

Application InstructionsA complete application consists of: 1) A cover letter describing the applicant's qualifications as they relate to the minimum and preferred criteria 2) Curriculum Vitae (CV) 3) A statement of teaching philosophy 4) A diversity and inclusion statement 5) A statement of research interests and research plans 6) Three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Felicia Rider, Search Coordinator at frider@unm.edu.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 1/1/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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