The Department of Chemistry in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professorship in the areas of physical chemistry, chemical biology and organic chemistry, to start August 16, 2021. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience.
The Chemistry Department is highly collaborative and holds diversity, equity and inclusiveness as core values. Candidates that will contribute to the excellence as well as diversity of our academic community are strongly encouraged. We are committed to supporting the family needs of faculty and encourage candidates from non-traditional career paths and those that have demonstrated commitments to advancing diversity and inclusion through their career. Candidates have access to USC Provostâs Assistant Professor Fellowship, which can provide additional time, research support and resources to transform their scholarship into extraordinary platforms for their own independent research prior to start of the tenure clock. The Department also offers flexibility in appointment start date. Candidates at any early career stage are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should submit their application online at http://chem.usc.edu/facsearch with a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a detailed description of their research and teaching plans. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must also apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. A separate statement on contributions and future plans in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion should be provided. The names and addresses of at least three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation will be requested on-line. The committee will begin evaluation of files that include three letters of recommendation on December 1, 2020 and applications will be considered until the position is filled.
USC 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, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
Internal Number: REQ20094528
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