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- To begin approximately August 2017, or as soon thereafter as possible. Applicants who are ABD (all but dissertation) will be accepted, however, degree requirements must be met by effective date of appointment.
- Candidates with training and research interests at the intersection of Biochemistry with Organic, Inorganic, and Physical Chemistry are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates with research interests in traditional areas of Organic Chemistry will also be considered. Research that takes advantage of the unique natural environment and strategic needs of the State of Hawaii will receive special consideration. Current faculty research interests can be found at: http://www.manoa.hawaii.edu/chem/.
- Examples of strategic needs and existing strengths include:
- • Marine natural products discovery, total chemical synthesis, or biosynthesis.
- • Energy research including photovoltaic energy production, energy storage, and production of biofuels and high-value chemicals from biomass.
- • Chemistry and biochemistry of nearby ocean environments, including coral reefs and deep ocean volcanic vents.
- • Antimicrobial research, including synthesis, biosynthesis, or mechanism of action, especially targeting infectious diseases that affect Pacific Islanders.
- • Cancer research, including synthesis of novel antitumor agents and chemical biology approaches to studying cancer progression and validating drug targets.
- Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, direct graduate research in an area of chemistry or biochemistry, and contribute to other departmental and university activities as required.
- 1. Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a closely related field. 2. Demonstrated ability as a teacher. 3. Demonstrated scholarly achievement. 4. Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others. 5. Evidence of research productivity and demonstrated potential for establishing a vigorous, funded research program in biochemistry.
- 1. Meets all minimum qualifications for the Assistant Professor position. 2. Evidence of proficiency in teaching. 3. Minimum of four years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of assistant professor or equivalent, with evidence of increasing professional maturity. 4. Scholarly achievement judged competent and adequate for the rank in comparison with peers active in the same field at major research universities. 5. Continued evidence of participation in the scholarly and academic affairs of a university or other appropriate organization, or in an appropriate professional society or organization, or in other appropriate job-related service activities. 6. Demonstrated ability to plan and organize assigned activities, including the supervision of work of assistants when appropriate. 7. Ability to serve as a role model for students and junior colleagues. 8. Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others. 9. Evidence of a vigorous, productive, and funded research program in chemistry or biochemistry.
- 1. At least two years of postdoctoral research experience (or equivalent).
- 2. Ability to contribute to the department’s teaching at all levels.
- 1. Demonstrated record of teaching chemistry and/or biochemistry at all levels.
- 2. Demonstrated record of communicating scholarly achievements to a wider audience through seminars at academic institutions and national meetings.
- University of Hawaii at Manoa
- Department of Chemistry, Search Committee Chair
- (Position #XXXXXX)
- 2545 McCarthy Mall, Bilger 239
- Honolulu, HI 93822-2275
- Prof. Joseph Jarrett; 808-956-6721; firstname.lastname@example.org
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