Chemistry, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-Chemistry-CLUSTER1718 [#9449, 520641]
Position Title: Energy and Sustainable Materials Cluster
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry / Energy and New Materials, Broadly Defined
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/08/08, finished 2018/03/22, listed until 2018/01/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Two tenured or tenure-track positions at the University of Oregon in the area of Energy and Sustainable Materials

The University of Oregon (UO) continues a cluster hire initiative in Energy and Sustainable Materials ( Target areas include: electronic and energy devices, advanced/in-situ characterization, computational materials chemistry/physics, solid-state and materials physics/chemistry, surface science and catalysis.

Appointments may be made in or across any academic department(s), at any rank, and continue UO’s long-term commitment to grow the basic and applied sciences. The hires will join an innovative and highly collaborative team in the Materials Science Institute. Exceptional candidates with backgrounds in chemistry, physics, chemical/electrical/mechanical engineering, and materials science, as well as leaders in industrial research and development, are encouraged to apply. The positions will remain open until filled. Salaries and start-up packages will be highly competitive.

The successful candidate will work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. She/he will maintain a high-profile, internationally prominent and externally funded research group, while contributing to the teaching mission at the UO.

The initiative builds upon the established excellence of Materials Science at UO. Recent investments include over $30 million in equipment for the CAMCOR materials analysis, characterization and nanofabrication facility, which is managed by professional staff and housed in two new buildings along with state-of-the art laboratory space. Oregon is home to the new Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, a $1B initiative to fast-track scientific discovery and innovation ( Faculty and student experiences are further enhanced by unique graduate-education programs, industry partnerships and innovation activities.

Inquiries/nominations can be sent to

Applicants at the Senior level (Associate or Full Professor) should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

Applicants at the Junior level (Assistant Professor) should include, in addition to the cover letter and vitae, a statement of research plans and objectives (typically approx. five pages in length) and a brief statement of teaching philosophy or interests. Junior candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded directly by the recommenders.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
(541) 346-2524
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
1253 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403

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