The Department of Chemistry at Wake Forest University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Inorganic and/or Materials Chemistry to begin Aug. 2018. While the focus is on applicants at the Assistant Professorship level, outstanding senior candidates will be considered. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or Materials Science. Candidates are expected to develop a vigorous, internationally visible, and well-funded research program and to effectively teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. We are a Ph.D. granting department whose mission is to lead in undergraduate and graduate education and research ventures. Wake Forest University offers a stimulating environment that supports cutting-edge interdisciplinary research, including a newly renovated 55,000 square foot chemistry building, excellent shared instrumentation facilities, and close interactions with the Department of Physics, the WFU Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, the WFU Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials, and the WFU Institute for Regenerative Medicine.
Applicants should apply online with a cover letter, current CV, transcript, statement of research plans, statement of teaching interest and philosophy. Please note that materials should be in either Word or PDF format and there is a limit of 5 file uploads per applicant. The submission of an online application for Wake Forest University is required for this position. Initial review of applications will begin on October 9th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusion and seeks applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. It seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the excellence of the University.
Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-fille...d lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.