Candidates for faculty positions at UCSD are recruited directly by the individual departments, and the positions contained on this website are limited to Chemistry & Biochemistry recruitments. Please refer to the UCSD Academic Affairs https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu website if you are interested in learning about opportunities in other departments. When submitting application materials for review, please respond specifically as noted in the announcement. Candidates who wish to provide information on their contributions to outreach and diversity are welcome to do so.

General and Organic Chemistry Lab Coordinator

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego seeks an outstanding candidate for our General and Organic Chemistry Lab Coordinator position. The General Chemistry Lab course (Chemistry 7L) has enrollments up to 720 students per quarter and the Chemistry 143 course has student enrollments up to 480 students per quarter. The Chemistry 7L course condenses a year of introductory training in analytical, inorganic, physical and synthetic techniques into one intensive quarter and Chemistry 143 provides an introduction to organic laboratory techniques including separation and purification, spectroscopy, product analysis, and effects of reaction conditions. The Academic Coordinator will be responsible for helping to develop strategies for effective management of all aspects of these courses, including TA training, staff coordination, and curriculum. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required, and the following training and skills are highly desirable: undergraduate teaching experience, especially in lab courses; curriculum development; ability to collaborate with diverse groups of colleagues and/or community partners in course development, implementation and evaluation; ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) to broad audiences; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

This is a full-time 100% position and the salary for this 9 month appointment is paid over 12 months. The salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Applications received by October 17, 2016 will be given priority consideration. Applications received up to November 16, 2016 will be considered if the opening still exists.

Apply via: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01259
Please submit:

CV (required)

Names and contact information for three referees (required)

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Unit 18 Temporary Lecturer

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego seeks to establish a pool of outstanding instructors for undergraduate courses in all areas of chemistry. Pending budgetary approval, one or more non tenure-track lectureships may become available for the 2017-18 academic year. All areas of chemistry and biochemistry will be considered. A PhD in Chemistry or related field and teaching experience, preferably in both lecture- and laboratory-based settings, are required. (PhD candidates may apply; however, the PhD must be awarded before any offer of employment will be made.) Research experience, two supportive letters of references, strong record of mentorship, and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are highly desirable.

The 9-month salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale. Applications received by March 31, 2017 will be given priority consideration. Applications received up to March 28, 2018 will be considered if openings still exist. Apply via: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01337

Candidates are required to submit online: 1) a CV; 2) teaching evaluations from up to four recent teaching experiences, including comprehensive set of comments from students. Evaluations should come from large classes if available. (Please include a legend to help interpret the scale and rubric for evaluation.); 3) a 1-page teaching statement; and, 4) a statement describing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html for further information). Up to three miscellaneous/additional documents (optional) may be provided.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status

Assistant Teaching Professor of Chemistry – (General/Analytical; and, Organic)

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego http://chemistry.ucsd.edu/ invites applications for two Assistant Teaching Professor positions (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE) beginning July 1, 2017. This faculty series, which is unique to the University of California system, carries full membership in the Academic Senate with comparable rights and responsibilities as the standard professorial track, but with a greater emphasis on teaching and educational scholarship. All positions are subject to budget approval.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or chemical education. Preference will be given to candidates who have: demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level; interest and experience with emerging pedagogical trends and curricular development, particularly in the areas of (1) general and/or analytical chemistry (both the lecture and laboratory learning environments), or (2) organic chemistry (both the lecture and laboratory learning environments); and an active record of educational grant writing, educational project or program development and assessment, and/or chemical education research. However, we will consider candidates who show extraordinary promise or accomplishment in teaching and educational scholarship in any area of chemistry.

The successful faculty candidates will be expected to teach core lecture and laboratory chemistry courses, assume a leadership role in the educational mission of the Department, engage in scholarly work in the field of chemical education, and contribute to University and public service.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. Applicants will be evaluated on teaching and research accomplishments, as well as on potential and/or demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

To apply for the General/Analytical Position: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01253

To apply for the Organic Position: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01272

All applicants should submit online: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae (with reprints of up to five representative papers); (3) a teaching statement (with student evaluations from up to five previous teaching experiences); (4) a summary of planned professional/scholarly work; (5) a statement of past as well as potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/ Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp); and (6) three letters of reference addressing research, teaching, and professional service.

Deadline: Review of applications will commence on December 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Faculty Position in Biochemistry and Biophysics

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego (http://chemistry.ucsd.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Biochemistry & Biophysics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in biochemistry or a related area of science, and a demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in both teaching and research. All areas of biochemistry & biophysics are
being considered. The topic of research may be in any area, including but not limited to biochemical reactions and molecules, pathways, system-wide phenomena or methodology driven such as cryo-EM. All positions are subject to budget approval.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. Successful candidates will be judged on research and teaching accomplishments, as well as on potential and/or demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Successful candidates will be expected to teach chemistry and/or biochemistry
courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates should submit online: Curriculum vitae with list of publications, reprints of up to five representative papers, a statement of teaching, and a personal statement that includes a summary of research plans. Additionally, a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2DInfo.asp. Candidates should also provide names and contact information for at least three individuals who can submit letters of reference, addressing research, teaching, and professional service.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale.

Review of applications will commence on January 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

To apply: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01292.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Assistant Professor in Chemistry & Biochemistry

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego (http://chemistry.ucsd.edu/) invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chemistry & Biochemistry, broadly defined. Candidates with research interests in Biological, Materials, or Chemical NMR Spectroscopy are particularly encouraged to apply, especially experimentalists with a strong focus on addressing fundamental structural questions about macromolecules and supramolecular assemblies using the most up-to-date NMR methods. Applications to biomolecules and their complexes, novel materials and assemblies, nanoparticles, and surfaces and interfaces are all of interest. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, biophysics or a closely related field and a demonstrated ability or potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research. All positions are subject to budget approval.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. Successful candidates will be judged on research and teaching accomplishments, as well as on potential and/or demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Successful candidates will be expected to teach chemistry and/or biochemistry courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Candidates should submit online: Curriculum vitae with list of publications, reprints of up to five representative papers, a statement of teaching, and a personal statement that includes a summary of research plans. Additionally, a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp.

Candidates should also provide the names and contact information for at least three references who can address the candidate’s research, teaching, and professional service. Please apply via: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01308 .

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale.

Review of applications will commence on February 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Faculty Position in Physical and Environmental Chemistry

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY at UC San Diego (http://chemistry.ucsd.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in physical and environmental chemistry. Candidates who envision close connections with a campus-wide initiative, “Understanding and Protecting the Planet” are strongly encouraged to apply. This initiative has catalyzed collaborative research among faculty in physical and social sciences, engineering, and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography to address major environmental challenges (see for example, http://caice.ucsd.edu/). Research proposals based on physical chemistry (e.g. studies of interfacial, condensed phase, or photochemical/photophysical processes), or those that bridge with biological/health sciences (e.g. atmospheric toxicology, microbial-climate interactions) are among those that are strongly encouraged. All positions are subject to budget approval.

Candidates must have a Ph.D., a strong record of research accomplishment, and an innovative research plan. Teaching in general or physical chemistry will be expected. Ideally, the candidates would also have skills and interest in teaching environmental and analytical chemistry at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. Preferred candidates will have the potential for leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion (see http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). We particularly welcome applications from candidates who have experience and plans to enhance the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences.

To apply, please submit the following materials via https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01318: Curriculum vitae with list of publications, reprints of up to five representative papers, a statement of teaching, and a personal statement that includes a summary of research plans. Additionally, a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should be submitted (see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html ).

Candidates should provide information for a minimum of three letters of reference addressing research, teaching, and professional service.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications, and based on University of California pay scale.

Review of applications will commence on Feb. 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Assistant Teaching Professor Position (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE)

THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego http://chemistry.ucsd.edu/ invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor position (also termed Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment, LPSOE) beginning July 1, 2017. This faculty series, which is unique to the University of California system, carries full membership in the Academic Senate with comparable rights and responsibilities as the standard professorial track, but with a greater emphasis on teaching and educational scholarship. All positions are subject to budget approval.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or chemical education. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience and potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level; interest and/or experience with emerging pedagogical trends and curricular development, particularly in the area of analytical chemistry (both the lecture and laboratory learning environments); and an interest in or prior accomplishment with educational grant writing, educational project or program development and assessment, and/or chemical education research.

Successful faculty candidates will be expected to teach analytical and general chemistry laboratory courses; assume a leadership role in the educational mission of the Department; engage in scholarly work in the field of chemical education; and contribute to University and public service.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. Applicants will be evaluated on teaching and research accomplishments, as well as on potential and/or demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

To apply for the position: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01397 .

Applicants should submit online: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae (with reprints of up to five representative papers); (3) a teaching statement (with student evaluations from up to five previous teaching experiences); (4) a summary of planned professional/scholarly work; (5) a statement of past as well as potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp); and (6) three letters of reference addressing research, teaching, and professional service.

Deadline: Review of applications will commence on May 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.