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Faculty Position in Transmission Electron Microscopy

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 2nd, 2017
Last review date: January 31st, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 7th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



The Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of California, Irvine jointly invite applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry or Physics who uses electron microscopy as a central tool in research. Outstanding scientists in all areas of materials physics and chemistry will be considered, with soft materials, biophysics, chemical biology, and energy materials of particular interest. UC Irvine is building an Electron Microscopy Center of Excellence around the new, state-of-the-art Center for Transmission Electron Microscopy, home to four high-end TEMs and full sample preparation facilities ( The successful candidate must be committed to the research, undergraduate and graduate level teaching, and service missions of the University. A Ph.D. degree is required, and postdoctoral experience is preferred.
Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion animates our mission as a public research university. Our campus is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and supports work-life integration through a robust set of family-friendly policies. Compensation is competitive, and includes priority access to purchase on-campus faculty housing at below-market prices. The area offers numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.
Our commitment to inclusive excellence shapes the expectations of faculty. Our commitment to equity is complemented by our focus on diversifying the faculty through recruitment policies and practices that emphasize equal opportunity and vigorous outreach efforts. We seek faculty who are committed to diversity as well as diverse faculty who will be role models for our students. All applicants are required to provide a statement describing their previous and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Applications must be submitted electronically via the Internet at Applicants should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including a complete publication list), a concise statement of proposed research, and a teaching statement. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be received by January 1, 2018. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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Irvine, CA

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