Faculty Positions in Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of California Los Angeles Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry and Biochemistry Faculty Positions (Biochemistry Position)

Job #JPF06870
  • CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY / L&S Physical Sciences / UCLA

Position overview

Position titles:
  • Assistant Professor

  • Associate and Full Professor

Application Window

Open date: October 14th, 2021

Next review date: Sunday, Nov 14, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (www.chemistry.ucla.edu) is seeking outstanding candidates for tenure–track and tenured faculty positions at the level of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor. All candidates that fit the department’s mission and working in any field of Biochemistry are encouraged to apply. The successful applicants will be expected to develop strong and creative research programs and to contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Ph.D. is required.

All applications must be uploaded through UCLA Academic Recruit.

Candidates should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a summary of research accomplishments (1-2 pages), and future research plans (3 pages max.), teaching statement, and statement of contribution to diversity. In addition, candidates for the Assistant Professor level position should arrange for at least 3 letters of reference to be uploaded to UCLA Academic Recruit.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Search Committee will begin reviewing materials and applications on November 14, 2021. Final application submission deadline is November 30, 2021.

As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from diverse individuals, particularly those with a history of mentoring students from diverse backgrounds. The preferred candidate will also demonstrate a track record of and continued commitment to mentoring of students from underrepresented and historically marginalized communities in the sciences. The candidate may also demonstrate an active interest in campus-wide or departmental programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for a diverse student body. Statements addressing these topics should be included as part of the defined Contributions to Equity, Diversity and inclusion.

The University of California Los Angeles and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports diversity, equity and inclusion.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. required

Application Requirements by Level

Assistant Professor

Position title: Assistant Professor

Candidates should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a summary of research accomplishments (1-2 pages), and future research plans (3 pages max.), teaching statement and statement of contribution to diversity.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

None

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06870

Associate and Full Professor

Position title: Associate and Full Professor

Candidates should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a summary of research accomplishments (1-2 pages), and future research plans (3 pages max.), teaching statement and statement of contribution to diversity.

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
Reference requirements

None

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06870

Help contact: rayos@chem.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA