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Job ID: NSS/Chemistry & Biochemistry/Tenure Track Assistant Professor

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August 10, 2015

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Open until filled

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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
College of Natural and Social Sciences

Position:Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Starting Date:Fall, 2016

Minimum Qualifications:Ph.D. in Chemistry from an accredited institution of higher education. Post-doctoral research experience. Potential for excellence in teaching at a college level. Record of scholarly activity, involving students whenever possible. Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment, and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.

As a University dedicated to engagement, service and the public good, the successful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes.

Preferred Qualifications:Research plans in the area of inorganic materials preferred.

Duties:In addition to teaching, duties include student advisement, engaging in scholarly activity, and committee service for the Department, the College of Natural and Social Sciences, and the University.

Salary:Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University:California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 23,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area. The University is a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution. Faculty may have the opportunity to establish affiliate status with other academic programs, including the Honors College and ethnic studies.

Required Documentation:Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, research plans, teaching statement, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form by November, 15 2015.


Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application:Address applications and required documentation (preferably in pdf format) and/or requests for information to:

Ms. Jesse Murillo
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.