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Michael and Alice Jung Endowed Chair in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery

Position overview

Position title: Associate and Full Professors

Application Window

Open date: October 7th, 2021

Last review date: Sunday, Nov 7, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Dec 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (www.chemistry.ucla.edu) is seeking outstanding candidates for the Michael and Alice Jung Endowed Chair in Medicinal Chemistry and tenured faculty appointment. The successful applicant for this endowment and tenured faculty appointment will maintain a vibrant and creative research program and contribute to innovative teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

All applications must be uploaded through UCLA academic Recruit. Please note all applicants are required to have a PhD.

Candidates should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a summary of major accomplishments (1-2 pages) and future research vision (3 pages max.), a teaching statement, and a description of contributions to diversity.

The Jung Chair Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 8, 2021.

The University of California Los Angeles and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports diversity, equity and inclusion.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD required.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

N/A

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06891

Help contact: rayos@seas.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA