The Department of Chemistry News

Position No. 50554 (Jeskey Chair in Chemistry).  The Department of Chemistry at Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, Texas offers a tenure–track Assistant Professor position in INORGANIC CHEMISTRY starting August 1, 2015 Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry. The department has recently renovated its laboratory and teaching space and is entering a period of sustained growth. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the continued expansion of the Ph.D. program and must have a strong commitment to research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, including advanced laboratory courses and modern inorganic chemistry. The candidate will establish a high impact research  program  in  an  area  of  inorganic  chemistry  including,  but  not  limited  to materials, bioinorganic, or organometallic chemistry. Visit www.smu.edu/chemistry for additional information on the department. Send a letter of application highlighting the candidate’s  qualifications,  a  complete  curriculum  vitae,  detailed  outline  of  research plans, and a statement on teaching philosophy as a single pdf file by e-mail to: laurieann@smu.edu. Applicants should arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to the above-mentioned e-mail address. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  With an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students, SMU is a private university located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

SMU will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. SMU’s commitment to equal opportunity includes nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.