The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the general area of Molecular Materials to begin Autumn 2017. Candidates with research interests in the synthesis of molecular materials based on inorganic, organic, organometallic, bioinorganic and main group chemistry and the application of molecular materials in energy storage and conversion are encouraged to apply. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative (Discovery.osu.edu), a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact. The successful candidate will be engaged in the Materials and Manufacturing (M&M) for Sustainability program with a highly collaborative interdisciplinary community of scholars from Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Economics and Business. Successful applicants will be expected to participate in collaborative teams and interdisciplinary research with the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and the broader community of scholars.
A Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry or related fields is required. Candidates with research interests in the synthesis of molecular materials based on inorganic, organic, organometallic, bioinorganic and main group chemistry and the application of molecular materials in energy storage and conversion are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated excellence in innovative research and a strong commitment to teaching are essential. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
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