Boyer/Cram/Libby Teacher-Scholar (Postdoc) Wanted
UCLA Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is pleased to announce the openings for the 2017 Boyer/Cram/Libby Teacher-Scholar positions. These three Teacher-Scholar positions honor UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Nobel Laureates Paul D. Boyer, Donald J. Cram, and Willard F. Libby and recognize their many contributions to the advancement of chemistry and biochemistry. The Teacher-Scholars are expected to serve for three-years (2017-2020), with the initial appointment for one year, plus the possibility of renewal for the second and third years. Responsibilities include lecturing, conducting regularly scheduled office hours, writing and grading exams and problem sets, supervising teaching assistants, and will also conduct postdoctoral research with a sponsoring faculty mentor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Qualified candidates will have received a Ph.D. in biochemistry or chemistry and have a stellar record of research and significant teaching experience at the college level. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
All applications must be uploaded through UCLA Academic Recruit at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02591
Candidates should provide a cover letter, which includes the names of 1-3 UCLA Chemistry & Biochemistry faculty mentors with whom the applicant is interested in performing research under; a curriculum vitae; a summary of research accomplishments; and teaching philosophy. In addition, candidates should arrange for 3 letters of reference to be uploaded to UCLA Academic Recruit. To assure consideration, all application materials and letters should be received by Friday, November 18, 2016.
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 equality and diversity. 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, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy: View Policy