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Assistant Adjunct Professor openings for the 2019 Boyer/Cram/Libby Teacher-Scholar Program

Recruitment Period

Open September 27th, 2018 through November 30th, 2018

Description

The UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry (www.chemistry.ucla.edu) is pleased to announce Assistant Adjunct Professor openings for the 2019 Boyer/Cram/Libby Teacher-Scholar program. Three Assistant Adjunct Professor “Teacher-Scholar” positions are open. They honor UCLA Nobel Laureates Paul D. Boyer, Donald J. Cram, and Willard F. Libby, and recognize their many contributions to the advancement of chemistry and biochemistry. The Assistant Adjunct Professors “Teacher-Scholars” are expected to serve for three-years, with the initial appointment as Assistant Adjunct Professor being for one year and subject to renewal for the second and third years. Responsibilities include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams and problem sets, supervising teaching assistants, and conducting cutting-edge research with a sponsoring faculty mentor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Qualified candidates will be recent (within three years) Ph.D. recipients in chemistry or biochemistry and have demonstrated excellence in their previous research and teaching positions. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

All applications must be uploaded through UCLA Academic Recruit.

Candidates should provide a cover letter, which includes the names of three UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members whose research is of interest to them; a curriculum vitae; a summary of research accomplishments; and a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, candidates must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to UCLA Academic Recruit. To assure consideration, all application materials and letters should be received by November 30, 2018.

The University of California, Los Angeles and the Department of Chemistry & 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 equality and diversity. 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, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://www.chemistry.ucla.edu/

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Candidates should provide a cover letter, which includes the names of three UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty members whose research is of interest to them.

  • Statement of Research - Please include a summary of research accomplishments.

  • Statement of Teaching - Please include a statement of teaching philosophy.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
    (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional - You may include publications, writing sample, teaching evaluation(s), or other relevant material.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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