Southern Methodist University Tenure-track Chemistry Position

The Department of Chemistry at Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, Texas offers a tenure–track assistant professor position in Computational Chemistry starting August 1, 2013. Applicants must have a strong background in both method development and the application of these methods to pending problems at the forefront of Chemistry/Biochemistry/Materials/Nanotechnology.

They should complement the research in Computational Chemistry, as it already exists at SMU. A Ph.D. is required. 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 continued expansion of the Ph.D. program and must have a strong commitment to research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Visit www.smu.edu/chemistry for additional information on the department. Send letter of application highlighting the candidate’s qualifications, a complete curriculum vitae, detailed outline of research plans, and a statement on teaching philosophy by e-mail to: laurieann [at] 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, 2012 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, or veteran status. We particularly welcome applications from minority and women scholars. SMU is also committed to the principle of nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.