Assistant Professor, Materials Science - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(0809145)

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Chemistry seeks to hire at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of Materials Science. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program and to have a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Commitment to excellence in both undergraduate, including Introductory Chemistry, and graduate teaching is required including mentoring both undergraduate and graduate research students. The area of research is open, but areas complementary to existing interdisciplinary programs at The University in alternative energy or sustainability are of particular interest.


The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise in materials chemistry to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 16, 2015. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral training in chemistry or closely related discipline and to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program. The ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses is required. The area of research is open, but areas complementary to existing interdisciplinary programs at The University in alternative energy or sustainability are of particular interest. The Department (chemistry.ua.edu) and the campus Central Analytical Facility (caf.ua.edu) offer state-of-the-art facilities for materials characterization. Applicants should apply online at facultyjobs.ua.edu (position #35821) and attach a curriculum vitae with publication list, research plans, and teaching philosophy statement. Three letters of reference should be sent to the Chair, Materials Chemistry Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Box 870336, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 or sent electronically to chemistry@as.ua.edu. Review of applications will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applications from women and members of traditionally under-represented groups in chemistry are especially encouraged.

Additional Position Information

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.



Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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