The University of Nevada, Reno Department of Chemistry has initiated a search for a new Assistant Professor in Polymer Chemistry.
I am writing to seek your help in identifying outstanding candidates for this position. The successful candidate will establish an innovative, externally funded research program in Polymer Chemistry, broadly defined, while maintaining a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. This position is part of a multi-year commitment to establish UNR as an international leader in Advanced Manufacturing Research.
Please bring this opening to the attention of qualified candidates who may be interested in applying for the position. I have attached the position announcement as a link below which may be posted or forwarded.
To find more information or to submit an application please visit: http://apptrkr.com/1340323
Application review will begin January 7, 2019. The University of Nevada, Reno is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The University of Nevada, Reno is the land-grant institution for the State of Nevada with an enrollment of nearly 22,000 students, including over 2,800 graduate students. Our department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Chemical Physics. The department has a total of 17 full-time academic faculty members, is housed in a four-story building, and is well equipped with modern research instrumentation. We have recently moved our undergraduate teaching laboratories into new instructional facilities in the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. The city of Reno offers an excellent quality of life, with entertainment and cultural opportunities in excess of most cities of similar size. The city lies one hour from Lake Tahoe and four hours east of San Francisco, in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, and has a mild high desert climate. A highly rated location for living and outdoor recreation, the Reno area also enjoys a flourishing and eclectic intellectual, artistic, and cultural community.
For more information about the department and its programs, I invite you and potential candidates to visit our web site at: https://www.unr.edu/chemistry
Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Many thanks for your assistance.
Wesley A. Chalifoux
Search Committee Chair