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Distinguished Professor - Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Application materials must include a letter of application, CV, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and contact information for three professional references. The statement of teaching interests should indicate courses that the candidate would like to develop in the pharmaceutical chemistry area, and include the topics to be covered. These materials must be submitted through the online application system at https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/10043. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan (varadarajans@uncw.edu). Contact Libbie Schaffer (schaffere@uncw.edu) for questions regarding the online application system.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Distinguished Professor - Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department Chemistry Admin - 32320
Vacancy Number 16F-165
Position Number 477
Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus
Summary of Position

The Yousry and Linda Sayed Distinguished Professor of Chemistry is a faculty position at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure and will have a significant influence on the development of our new graduate program with focus in pharmaceutical chemistry. He/she is expected to maintain excellence in research with vigorous, externally funded programs, and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly in pharmaceutical chemistry (http://www.uncw.edu/chem/ ).

Minimum Requirements

A PhD and post-doctoral experience, or significant industrial experience, is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Chemistry & Biochemistry at UNCW offers exciting, student oriented programs that award Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS,ACS Certified) and Master of Science (MS) degrees. A significant portion of the training takes place in our laboratories, both those associated with courses, and those involving research in Marine and Atmospheric Science, Biochemistry, Organic and Inorganic Synthesis, Computational and Physical Chemistry, Chemical Education, and most recently, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, all of which incorporate our state of the art instrumentation (http://www.uncw.edu/chem/ ). In addition to rigorous courses in all aspects of chemistry, most of our undergraduate students and all of our local graduate students carry out research under the direct supervision of our outstanding faculty.

College/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions

Application materials must include a letter of application, CV, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and contact information for three professional references. The statement of teaching interests should indicate courses that the candidate would like to develop in the pharmaceutical chemistry area, and include the topics to be covered. These materials must be submitted through the online application system at https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/10043. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan (varadarajans@uncw.edu). Contact Libbie Schaffer (schaffere@uncw.edu) for questions regarding the online application system.

Position Type Permanent
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions
Job Posting Date 11/28/2017
Priority Consideration Date 01/03/2018
Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to Dr. Sridhar Varadarajan

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. List of 3 Professional References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Summary of Research
Optional Documents

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