Rice University, Office of Faculty Development

Position ID:RiceU-Office of Faculty Development-ASSIS1 [#22276]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Houston, Texas 77005, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/08/08, listed until 2023/02/08)
Position Description:    

The Department of Chemistry at Rice University seeks applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. Assistant Professor in Chemistry will teach undergraduate and graduate classes, perform high-quality research and publish findings in peer-reviewed publications. Must have a PhD in Chemistry or related field or have completed all the requirements for the degree by July 1, 2023. We seek faculty members who will develop a dynamic and innovative research program and who will excel in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, while embracing Rice University and Department of Chemistry culture of excellence and helping to further our strategic commitments to increase diversity.

Rice’s mission seeks to support and guide a diverse community of learning and discovery by facilitating a campus environment that promotes diversity, inclusion and academic achievement through active engagement with all areas of campus life. The Department of Chemistry supports the mission and has several diversity endeavors in place—Chemistry Graduate Education for Minorities (ChemGEM) and Facilitating Advances in Chemistry for Equity and Transparency for Scholars (FACETS). They both consist of graduate students, staff and faculty and strive to support a diverse community.

We encourage everyone to apply, especially those candidates who have been historically underrepresented in academia.

We welcome applicants with expertise in any area of Theoretical Chemistry, and particularly in quantum chemistry, quantum dynamics, and quantum statistical mechanics. Candidates must complete their application through Interfolio, the hiring system for Rice University. Application Instructions

In addition to the application, the following items must be uploaded: Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Publications List Research Plan Statement of Teaching Interests

The Research Plan and Statement of Teaching Interests can briefly address plans for building a diverse and inclusive research group and fostering equitable and inclusive classrooms. Candidates must initiate requests for at least 3 letters of recommendation during the application process through Interfolio.

Application link: apply.interfolio.com/111009

Candidates are encouraged to apply before September 30, 2022, to receive full consideration.

Questions can be directed to Prof. Gustavo E. Scuseria (guscus@rice.edu).

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Rice University Standard of Civility Serves as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the Rice community and with the public.


We are not accepting applications for this job through AcademicJobsOnline.Org right now. Please apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/111009 .
Postal Mail:
Rice University
Office of Faculty Development MS 105
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892