Visiting Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Job posting number: #7106829
Posted: July 29, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionFounded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor/Teaching Postdoctoral Fellow (TPF). The TPF will conduct research in association with faculty research groups in areas of theoretical/computational. Half of the TPF time will be devoted to teaching and developing undergraduate chemistry classes, directing laboratory classes and mentoring undergraduate students, and half to conducting research. This position is well-suited for scientists who wish to prepare for a career of teaching at a primarily undergraduate institution that emphasizes excellence in both teaching and research. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience in first-year chemistry and/or associated lab courses.
An ideal candidate would have a PhD in computational chemistry/biophysics or a related discipline. We expect a solid chemical and/or biophysical background, a good grasp of statistics, and data analysis techniques. In addition, experience with machine learning approaches will be beneficial. Experience with programming and scripting languages (Python, shell scripting), familiarity with various molecular modeling packages (NAMD, Gromacs, CHARMM, OpenMM etc.) and with the UNIX/Linux operating system will be a significant advantage.
PhD required or all requirements for the PhD must be completed by the appointment date.
The University of Cincinnati teaching fellows participate extensively in the intellectual life of the department including opportunities to attend seminars and workshops, and present research results.
Salary is competitive.
Highly effective communication skills, including listening, writing, and speaking are desired.
The Application Process begins by completing our online application. Applicants must also include:
Statement of research interests.
One-page diversity statement on how diversity has influenced your teaching, scholarship or mentorship.
Review of applications will begin on May 16, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Direct any questions to the Search Committee, Department of Chemistry at [email protected]
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.