Welch Chair in Chemistry | Department of Chemistry

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Welch Chair in Chemistry

The UNT Department of Chemistry seeks applications and nominations for an endowed Welch Chair in Chemistry, to start in the 2020-2021 academic year. The Welch Chair will lead an internationally recognized research program in any area of experimental, theoretical, or computational chemistry; contribute to the educational mission of UNT; and play a leadership role during a planned growth phase in the UNT Chemistry Department. Applicants whose research interests align with a growing emphasis area in chemical biology, or with existing strengths in computational chemistry, photochemistry, and materials, are especially welcome.

Candidates should have attained the rank of Professor or equivalent and should have a record of internationally renowned scholarly achievement as evidenced by sustained output of high-quality research publications in peer-reviewed journals. A track record of academic leadership and service to the scientific community is also desired.

The Welch Chair will have access to UNT's world-class High Performance Computing infrastructure and a suite of staffed and well-maintained major instrumentation, including NMR, single-crystal XRD and mass spectrometry. The position comes with a generous startup and compensation package.

Applicants should formally apply by visiting http://facultyjobs.unt.edu and searching for positions in the Chemistry Department, or by following this link.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Tom Cundari, Search Committee Chair (t@unt.edu) or Prof. Lee Slaughter, Department Chair (legrande@unt.edu). UNT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Veteran/ADA Employer and is committed to diversity.

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