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Assistant Professor

Requisition Number:

20693

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Job Summary

Assistant Professor in Theoretical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 17, 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a prominent research program in theoretical chemistry and to teach theoretical, physical, and general chemistry courses.  A doctorate in chemistry or a related field is required.

Who We Are

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university’s Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university’s four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a prominent research program in theoretical chemistry and to teach theoretical, physical, and general chemistry courses.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be Collaborative. Be Resourceful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

A doctorate in chemistry or a related field is required.

Special Instructions

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must include the following: 

  1. Resume/CV (including a publication list)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement Describing Research Related Goals
  4. Teaching Statement
    • Applicants are encouraged to describe how they plan to contribute to diversity and inclusivity in their teaching and service duties, either as part of their teaching statement or in a separate diversity and inclusion document.
  5. PDF of 3 Research Papers
During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for three references. Please note that letters of recommendation will be automatically requested only after all other materials have been submitted. 

All requested materials – including the three (3) confidential letters of recommendation – must be submitted by the  November 1 full consideration date in order for the application to be considered complete. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.