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Research Professor (Open Rank) - Electrochemistry

Job no: 525344
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Other-Site
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants, Chemistry
Department:Arts & Sciences, College of

Department: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Rank: Research Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
June 1, 2020; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16346

Department Summary
The UO Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers undergraduate major and minor degrees in chemistry and biochemistry, and graduate degrees at the masters and PhD level.

Our undergraduate program provides training for students planning careers in the chemical and biological sciences and also for those in biology, health-related disciplines, earth sciences, secondary education, business, journalism, and law. Undergraduate research and other educational activities outside the traditional classroom are essential components of these majors.

Our graduate program recognizes the importance of diversity and breadth in graduate education and continues to respond to the shifts and changes in career opportunities available to our graduates. Research at the University of Oregon is designed to keep student researchers at the forefront of chemical science.

A unique strength of our program is its interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching. Chemical scientists may be interested in the Institute of Molecular Biology, the Institute of Theoretical Science, the Materials Science Institute, the Oregon Center for Optics, and the programs in cell biology and in molecular synthesis, structure, and dynamics.

Position Summary
The Research professor will lead an internationally recognized research team within the Oregon Center for Electrochemistry. They will develop and lead new sponsored projects, conduct research as part of existing projects, and coordinate with staff and other investigators to develop collaborative grant proposals. The Research professor will be expected to publish their work in international peer-reviewed research journals. The position will involve active advising and mentorship of undergraduate researchers, doctoral students, and postdoctoral scholars. The Research professor will also work with faculty on the coordination, development, implementation, operation, and evaluation of the new electrochemistry internship master’s program in the Oregon Center for Electrochemistry that will provide funding for the 9-month position.

Minimum Requirements
Rank of Assistant Research Professor:
• PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, Physics, or related discipline

Rank of Associate Research Professor:
• PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, Physics, or related discipline
• Six years of related experience post-award of PhD
• Demonstrated excellence in research and ability to raise grant funding at a level comparable to an Associate Professor in the field of electrochemistry or electrochemical engineering

Rank of Full Research Professor:
• PhD in Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, Physics, or related discipline
• Twelve years of related experience post-award of PhD
• Demonstrated excellence in research and ability to raise grant funding at a level comparable to a Full Professor in the field of electrochemistry or electrochemical engineering

Professional Competencies
• Capacity to serve as a principal investigator and co-principal investigator on internally and externally funded projects.
• Capacity to teach and mentor undergraduate, masters, and PhD students in the area of electrochemical science and technology and to mentor postdoctoral scholars.
• Capacity to establish and maintain professional relationships with industry and academic partners to identify internship opportunities, recruit students, and build collaborative research endeavors.
• Capacity to develop and implement new curricula in electrochemical science and technology.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal, and project coordination skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and follow through on completion of project objectives.

Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated capacity to develop a collaborative program of research through external grant development efforts
• Expertise in electrochemical science and technology, especially battery technology
• Record of high-impact scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals
• Record of successful collaboration in research and teaching


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