Position Title: Assistant Professor, Chemistry of Sustainability
Posting Number: F1900105
The Department of Chemistry at the University at Buffalo invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the chemistry of sustainability as it relates to energy and the environment. Candidates pursuing fundamental experimental research to harness the power of synthesis and or measurement to address global challenges in sustainability are particularly encouraged to apply.
An assistant professor is expected to develop a vigorous and funded research program, to be committed to teaching a diverse student body at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to serve the Department, university, and discipline.
The successful candidate will contribute to the growing focus on sustainability in the Department and university, and will complement existing strengths in the Department involving molecular and materials synthesis, measurement and analysis, environmental chemistry, and the basic science of energy storage and conversion.
The Department of Chemistry at the University at Buffalo is a vibrant community with a long tradition and strong commitment to excellence in research, service, and teaching. The Department typically ranks among the top 40 institutions in the U.S. in granting bachelor's degrees in chemistry. Our graduate and undergraduate programs have grown dramatically over the past decade, which has enabled us to enhance our research profile and the breadth and depth of our instructional offerings. Research interests within the Department span the traditional disciplines of chemistry – analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical – as well as the ever-expanding interfaces of chemistry with biology, materials science, engineering, medicine, and physics. We benefit greatly from collaborative affiliations with researchers within the College of Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Engineering, Dental Medicine, Medicine, and Pharmacy; the Roswell Park Cancer Institute; the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute; the Centers of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Materials Informatics; the RENEW Institute; and the Center for Computational Research. The emergence of these research centers and institutes has led to a tremendous growth of interdisciplinary research and collaboration among members of our Department.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
PhD in chemistry or related area and an active record of publications and presentations at scientific conferences. The candidate is expected to be dedicated to undergraduate and graduate education.
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