Assistant Professor in Physical/Analytical Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, USA

The Department of Chemistry in the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with teaching responsibilities in Physical or Analytical Chemistry. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated exceptional creativity and the proposed future research directions should be equally as distinct and novel. All disciplines of Physical and Analytical Chemistry will be considered although molecular imaging is particularly desirable. Molecular imaging is broadly defined here as a molecular-level understanding of the structure, arrangement, dynamics, and chemical composition of complex chemical systems, with a strong emphasis on the development and applications of molecular imaging technologies such as spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance, x-ray and electron diffraction, mass spectrometry, electromagnetic imaging, microscopy, etc.

All candidates must have a doctorate degree and will be expected to establish a nationally and internationally recognized research program. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests complement those of existing faculty and strengthen campus strategic initiatives.Applicants should be strongly committed to both undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference will also be given to applicants who have evidence of or strong potential for commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for underrepresented students and groups, and can integrate those values with teaching, research, and service.

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research, teaching philosophy, letters from three professional references, and a statement addressing potential contribution to academic diversity. All application materials must be submitted electronically via the Internet through AP Recruit at: For additional information, please contact Professor Jingsong Zhang, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California. 92521. E-mail contact: Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2024, or thereafter.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.