The Pennsylvania State University, Chemistry

Position ID:The Pennsylvania State University-Chemistry-FACHEMBIO22 [#22183]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty - Chemistry
Position Location:University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Chemistry / Chemical biology
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/09/14, finished 2023/10/07, listed until 2023/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University has expired and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Chemistry at The Pennsylvania State University seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Chemical Biology and Mass Spec Imaging. Both junior and senior candidates are encouraged to apply.

Competitive applicants should have a Ph.D., an outstanding record of research accomplishments, an innovative future research plan, be capable of achieving teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be committed to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The Department of Chemistry at Penn State offers a stimulating environment that supports cutting-edge research in both traditional and interdisciplinary areas, including a 177,000 square foot chemistry research building on the University Park campus, excellent shared instrumentation facilities, and close interactions with the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, the Materials Research Institute, the Institutes of Energy and the Environment, and the Institute for CyberScience. Positions above have the potential for joint funding with the Huck Institutes.

In addition to submitting the Penn State application, an application must be submitted at that consists of a cover letter, current CV, a one-page diversity statement, a one page teaching statement, and statement of research interests that includes a ~1 page summary and 3 proposals of ~2-4 pages each. For more information on the Penn State Chemistry Department and the application process, visit Applicants will also need to arrange for three reference letters to be submitted to Academic Jobs Online.

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Review of completed applications will begin on October 15, 2022 and the search will continue until the position is filled. Penn State Chemistry is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and welcomes applicants from a diversity of backgrounds, including women, underrepresented minorities, and those with non-traditional career paths.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in all of its forms. We value and foster DEI as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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Faculty Search Committee
Department of Chemistry
104 Chemistry Building
University Park, PA 16802