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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry (TE/T)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona

Posting Number: req7276

Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry - Sci

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona invites applications for a Tenure-Track Faculty position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (CBC), within the College of Science and College of Medicine-Tucson, starting in Fall 2022.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic research environment within CBC and will have multiple opportunities to collaborate with the Arizona Cancer Center, the Arizona Center for Drug Discovery, and numerous other Centers of Excellence.

We seek candidates with an interdisciplinary research program at the interface of Chemistry and Biology, broadly defined. Thus, applicants with research and teaching interests in all areas of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and related disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

All University employees are required to submit documentation demonstrating they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless granted a religious or disability/medical accommodation. New hires must submit their COVID-19 vaccine documentation or accommodation request no later than one week after their hire date or by December 8, 2021, whichever occurs later. To learn more about the employee COVID-19 vaccine requirement, submitting vaccine documentation, and/or requesting an accommodation, please visit

Duties & Responsibilities

In addition to teaching, the candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous and
sustainable research program, developing an excellent track record of creative
research accomplishments as well as external funding. Preference will be given to
candidates with a potential to collaborate and participate in strategic
initiatives on campus.

We will primarily consider candidates at the Assistant Professor level, but highly qualified candidates will be considered at the Associate or Full Professor ranks.Candidates at the rank of Associate or Full Professor
are expected to have a high level of national and international visibility and
externally funded research programs.

Candidates in all ranks must be committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate level and to an inclusive climate supporting diverse students, trainees, staff, and colleagues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry and/or Chemistry, or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

* Post-doctoral research experience.

* Demonstrated experience in mentoring.

* Experience in obtaining external research funding.

* Established experience in working with diverse communities.

Rank: To be Determined

Tenure Information

Tenure Track (T/TE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Lisa Arrotta

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Four Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant

In addition to your CV and Cover Letter, please also submit the following documents:

* A teaching statement (1-2 pages).

* A statement of research plans (up to 6 pages, including a 1-page executive summary).

* A statement of past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (1-2 pages).

* Please add three letters of recommendation in one PDF. If your recommendation providers would prefer to e-mail their letters directly to the search committee, please have your recommendation providers send their letters directly to

Review of applicant files will begin in Mid-November 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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