Department of Chemistry



Assistant Professor - University of California Santa Barbara

Assistant Professor in Theoretical Chemistry-Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Job #JPF01070

  • College of Letters & Science - Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences - Chemistry and Biochemistry

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 1st, 2017
Next review date: October 1st, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: March 1st, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry, to begin Fall 2018. Outstanding candidates with research and teaching interests in any area of theoretical chemistry are invited to apply.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, description of their research plans, statement of graduate and undergraduate teaching interests, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to
For primary consideration applications should be submitted by October 1, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled. A PhD in chemistry or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment.
The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA



  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)


3-5 letters of reference required

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