College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Tenure-Track Position Opening

Recruitment Number: 2609
Position: Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry
Effective Date: August 17, 2020 (Fall Semester)
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

To Apply Visit: http://www.csulb.edu/academic-affairs/faculty-affairs/assistant-professor-of-organic-chemistry-2609

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in organic chemistry or related area
  • Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2020
  • Demonstrated potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Demonstrated potential for developing and sustaining an independent externally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate (MS) students leading to peer-reviewed publications
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in or potential to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in organic chemistry to a diverse student body
  • Commitment to actively support the success of underrepresented groups in STEM fields through teaching and mentoring
  • Commitment to learning and incorporating pedagogic best practices
  • Established record of research productivity, commensurate with experience, in any area of experimental organic chemistry or a related area such as bioorganic, organometallic, physical organic, or materials chemistry
  • A research program that builds on and extends research interests of existing faculty and/or uses existing instrumentation

Review of applications to begin October 28, 2019
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.


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