Assistant Professor, CWRU, Synthesis focused on problems in chemical biology or energy and materials chemistry (Dec 2021)

The Department of Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Chemistry. Successful candidates will have research programs concentrated in applications of chemical synthesis towards important problems in chemical biology or energy and materials chemistry. The successful candidate also will be expected to develop an internationally visible research program supported by external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate levels courses, and be committed to diversity and inclusion. The normal teaching load for faculty with active research programs is one course per semester plus ancillary duties.
This position is related to recent departmental and university strategic initiatives, and the ideal candidate will be expected to establish collaborations with either or both of the major strategic areas of research within the department: (a) Energy and Materials and (b) Chemical Biology. Furthermore, intellectual adjacencies across campus and at nearby Cleveland research institutions afford outstanding opportunities to build collaborative research programs.
A Ph.D., research publications, and postdoctoral (or comparable industrial) experience are required. To be considered, a letter of application, CV, summary of research plans (up to five-pages; if special equipment or needs are required please describe), diversity statement, summary of teaching experience, and three confidential letters of reference should be submitted online at by February 5, 2022. The diversity statement should address a) How your research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity, and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and how these efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, and members of underrepresented minority groups and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.