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Experimental High-Pressure Chemistry

Assistant / Associate Professor – Experimental High-Pressure Chemistry – Job #104976
Arizona State University, School of Molecular Sciences, Center for Materials of the Universe

The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in experimental high-pressure research, with emphasis on the use of multi-anvil apparatus to do pioneering science applicable to materials, geological, and planetary questions that will connect to and support the goals of ASU’s Facility for Open Research in a Compressed Environment (FORCE). The anticipated start date is August 2023.

ASU and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

FORCE is a recently established national center and user facility, currently under construction, for high pressure research using new multi-anvil equipment unique to the USA. The new faculty member will advance both scientific and technical goals of FORCE and bring expertise in mutli-anvil high pressure research applied to chemical, physical, materials, and Earth and planetary science. FORCE, along with the Center for Materials of the Universe (MoTU) brings together people in many disciplines with two main goals: (1) to discover and understand, from a fundamental point of view, possible materials in the dazzling variety of planetary environments in our solar system and beyond, and (2) to discover and characterize new materials with applications to aerospace science and planetary exploration. Materials under extreme conditions, including high pressure, are a unifying theme of FORCE and MotU. Candidates should specifically address the relevance of their proposed research to FORCE and MoTU goals. You can learn more about FORCE here www.force-lab.org, and MoTU here https://motu.asu.edu.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous externally-funded research program at ASU with significant national and international recognition, teach and mentor effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in professional and university service. Interdisciplinary work is expected, and the candidate should engage in experimental and/or theoretical collaborations across a variety of schools and departments (Molecular Sciences, Earth and Space Exploration, Physics, and Engineering), and should contribute to collaborative research proposals and publications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in a field of science or engineering relevant to chemistry, physics, earth and planetary science, or engineering of materials by the time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.
  • Proficient record of research accomplishments commensurate with rank.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience in high-pressure research using multi-anvil equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high-pressure research applied to various scientific disciplines
  • Demonstrated collaborative orientation in and/or experience in interdisciplinary research commensurate with rank.
  • Documented interest in and relevance of research to FORCE and MoTU objectives.
  • Evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring commensurate with career stage.
  • Post-doctoral experience
  • Demonstrated potential to establish a vigorous research program with national and international impact commensurate with rank.

To apply, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/115247

Required application materials are:

  1. Cover letter (single space, 1 page).
  2. Curriculum Vitae: Comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes a complete record of publications, patents, and other meaningful demonstrations of impact in the field.
  3. Research Plan: Concise outline of future research that demonstrates how the candidate's plans align with the goals of the Center for Materials of the Universe at ASU.
  4. Funding Opportunities: A detailed strategic plan for future identified research (single space, max 5 pages).
  5. Teaching Statement: Statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages)
  6. Diversity Statement: A statement addressing how past or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  7. References: Contact information for three references that may be requested at a later stage of the application and interview process.

The initial deadline for review of complete applications is November 19th 2022. If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly until the search is closed.

The School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University is an organization of more than 55 faculty members, 100 staff, and 1400 graduate and undergraduate students who work at the forefront of science and technology innovation and education. SMS influences and impacts broad university-wide initiatives in fundamental science, health, sustainability, energy, food-water-climate, security, materials, manufacturing, space exploration and other endeavors of advanced technology.

Arizona State University is a research-intensive university with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support. Recently ranked #1 as the nation’s most innovative school, the university’s location within the large and fast-growing Phoenix region provides a rich context for applied research and community engagement around issues of molecular sciences. It is home to the Biodesign Institute (https://biodesign.asu.edu/) and the Global Institute of Sustainability (https://sustainability.asu.edu/), both of which have strong representation from SMS faculty. Diversity is a key component of excellence at ASU, and the School of Molecular Sciences supports the value of diversity among faculty, staff, and students. We invite you to learn more about the School of Molecular Sciences and Arizona State University by visiting https://sms.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty. The School of Molecular has a close relationship with the School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE).

For more information about SESE, please visit https://sese.asu.edu/. For more information on The Center for Materials of the Universe, please visit https://motu.asu.edu.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage: https://cfo.asu.edu/workplace-accommodations

Materials Chemistry

Assistant / Associate Professor – Materials Chemistry – Job #105183
Arizona State University, School of Molecular Sciences, Center for Materials of the Universe

The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the broad field of experimental materials chemistry that will connect to and support the goals of ASU’s Center for Materials of the Universe (MoTU).

The anticipated start date is August 16 2023. This is an academic year (9-month), benefits‐eligible, tenure-track or tenure eligible position.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Job Description:

MoTU brings together people in many disciplines with two main goals: (1) to discover and understand, from a fundamental point of view, possible materials in the dazzling variety of planetary environments in our solar system and beyond, and (2) to discover and characterize new materials with applications to aerospace science and planetary exploration. Materials under extreme conditions are a unifying theme, including, but not limited to, high-pressure, high temperature, cryogenic and low-pressure conditions, radiation fields, nanomaterials and systems far from equilibrium. Applications to planetary exploration include, but are not limited to, materials for energy generation and storage, lightweight and radiation- tolerant materials, and materials for detectors and sensors. Inorganic, hybrid, and organic solid materials are of interest. Candidates should specifically address the relevance of their proposed research to MoTU goals: https://motu.asu.edu

The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous externally funded research program at ASU with significant national and international recognition, teach and mentor effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in professional and university service.

Interdisciplinary work is expected, and the candidate should engage in experimental and/or theoretical collaborations across a variety of schools and departments (i.e. Molecular Sciences, Earth and Space Exploration, Physics, and Engineering). The candidate should contribute to collaborative research proposals and publications.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate in a field of science or engineering relevant to chemistry, biochemistry, physics, biology, earth and planetary science, or engineering of materials by the time of appointment
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
  • Proficient record of research accomplishments commensurate with rank

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated collaborative orientation in and/or experience in interdisciplinary research
  • Documented interest in and relevance of research to MoTU objectives
  • Evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring
  • Post-doctoral experience
  • Demonstrated potential to establish a vigorous research program with national and international impact commensurate with rank

To apply, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/115449

Materials that you will be required to submit are:

  1. Cover letter (single space, 1 page).
  2. Curriculum Vitae: Comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes a complete record of publications, patents and other meaningful demonstrations of impact in the field.
  3. Research Plan: Concise outline of future research that demonstrates how the candidate's plans align with the goals of the Center for Materials of the Universe at ASU.
  4. Funding Opportunities: A detailed strategic plan for future identified research (single space, max 5 pages, excluding bibliography).
  5. Teaching Statement: Statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages)
  6. Diversity Statement: A statement addressing how past or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  7. References: Contact information for three references that may be requested at a later stage of the application and interview process.

The initial deadline for review of complete applications is November 21st 2022. If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly until the search is closed.

The School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University is an organization of more than 55 faculty members, 100 staff, and 1400 graduate and undergraduate students who work at the forefront of science and technology innovation and education. SMS influences and impacts broad university-wide initiatives in fundamental science, health, sustainability, energy, food-water-climate, security, materials, manufacturing, space exploration and other endeavors of advanced technology.

The School of Molecular Sciences has a strong relationship with the School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE). For more information about SESE, please visit https://sese.asu.edu/. For more information on The Center for Materials of the Universe, please visit https://motu.asu.edu

ASU is located on four campuses and two research parks within the Phoenix metropolitan area and is one of the largest universities in the U.S. SMS is located on the Tempe campus. ASU is ranked within the top 100 research universities in the world, consistently being recognized as the most innovative university in the country. It is home to the Biodesign Institute (https://biodesign.asu.edu/ ) and the Global Institute of Sustainability (https://sustainability.asu.edu/ ), both of which have strong representation from SMS faculty. Diversity is a key component of excellence at ASU, and the School of Molecular Sciences supports the value of diversity among faculty, staff, and students.

Arizona State University is a research-intensive university with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support. Recently ranked #1 as the nation’s most innovative school, the university’s location within the large and fast-growing Phoenix region provides a rich context for applied research and community engagement around issues of molecular sciences. We invite you to learn more about the School of Molecular Sciences and Arizona State University by visiting https://sms.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

A background check is required for employment.

ASU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Women and members of PEER (Persons Excluded due to Ethnicity or Race) groups are encouraged to apply.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage: https://cfo.asu.edu/workplace-accommodations

Further information on ASU’s policies can be found at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and its complete non-discrimination statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

Polymer Chemistry

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Polymer Chemistry – Job #105105
Arizona State University, School of Molecular Sciences, Center for Sustainable Macromolecular Materials and Manufacturing at the Biodesign Institute

The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) at Arizona State University, invites applications for a full‐time faculty position (open rank – Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in the broad field of polymer chemistry that will connect to and support the goals of the recently launched ASU Center for Sustainable Macromolecular Materials and Manufacturing (SM3) at the Biodesign Institute https://biodesign.asu.edu/Research/Centers/Sustainable-Macromolecular-Materials-and-Manufacturing.

Anticipated start date is August 16, 2023. This is an academic year (9 months), benefits‐eligible, tenure- track or tenured position.

Candidates working in macromolecular and supramolecular science are invited to apply, including synthetic polymer chemistry, physical polymer chemistry, polymerization catalysis, bio-inspired macromolecular design, green chemistry, and enabling structure-property-processing relationships for tailored macromolecular structure.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Job Description:

The Biodesign Center for Sustainable Macromolecular Materials and Manufacturing (SM3) integrates concepts of green chemistry and sustainable engineering practices across the continuum of macromolecular materials innovation to provide the products that are necessary for a sustainable life. SM3 embraces a “molecules to manufacturing to marketplace” paradigm to catalyze innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. SM3 is focused on interdisciplinary innovation, asking researchers to integrate the molecular structure with advanced physical property measurements while concurrently designing a sustainable manufacturing process. It is the concurrent design of molecular structure and translational processes with broader impacts that percolates across the Center. Our faculty strive to establish a “culture of sustainability” in which the circularity of technology is considered at each step in the discovery process. This culture nucleates creativity and demands more from our researchers than ever before. As core SM3 faculty members, the appointee will join our collaborative team during an exciting period as we grow into a supportive, multidisciplinary, and dynamic environment that promotes innovative research, education, and service initiatives. For additional information regarding the SM3 mission and our shared analytical facility that offers a wide range of polymer characterization instrumentation, visit: https://biodesign.asu.edu/sustainable-macromolecular-materials-and-manufacturing/

The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous externally funded research program at ASU with significant national and international recognition, teach and mentor effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and participate in professional and university service.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate in a field of science or engineering relevant to synthetic or physical chemistry or macromolecular materials science and engineering by the time of appointment
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities

Proficient record of research accomplishments commensurate with rank

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated collaborative orientation in and/or experience in interdisciplinary research
  • Expertise in emerging areas of polymer science and engineering.
  • Evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring
  • Post-doctoral experience or prior faculty appointment
  • Demonstrated potential to establish a vigorous research program with national and international impact commensurate with rank

To apply, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/115370

Materials that you will be required to submit are: 

  1. Cover letter (single space, 1 page).
  2. Curriculum Vitae: Comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes a complete record of publications, patents, and other meaningful demonstrations of impact on the field.
  3. Research Plan: Concise technical description (single space, max 5 pages, excluding references) of future research plans that demonstrate relevance to the interdisciplinary goals of SM3.
  4. Funding Opportunities: Identification of relevant funding agencies with specific programs and a detailed strategic plan to address emerging research priorities at the national level (single space, max 1 page).
  5. Teaching Statement: Statement of teaching philosophy, specific teaching interests, and a vision for interdisciplinary and innovative teaching practices (single space, max 3 pages, excluding references)
  6. Diversity Statement: A statement addressing how past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (single space, max 2 pages, excluding references).
  7. References: Contact information for three references that may be requested at a later stage of the application and interview process.

Initial deadline for review of complete applications is November 21 2022. If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly until the search is closed.

The School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University is an organization of more than 55 faculty members, 100 staff, and 1400 graduate and undergraduate students who work at the forefront of science and technology innovation and education. SMS influences and impacts broad university-wide initiatives in fundamental science, health, sustainability, energy, food-water-climate, security, materials, manufacturing, space exploration and other endeavors of advanced technology.

ASU is located on four campuses and two research parks within the Phoenix metropolitan area and is one of the largest universities in the U.S. SMS is located on the Tempe campus. ASU is ranked within the top 100 research universities in the world, consistently being recognized as the most innovative university in the country. It is home to the Biodesign Institute (https://biodesign.asu.edu/ ) and the Global Institute of Sustainability (https://sustainability.asu.edu/ ), both of which have strong representation from SMS faculty. Diversity is a key component of excellence at ASU, and the School of Molecular Sciences supports the value of diversity among faculty, staff, and students.

Arizona State University is a research-intensive university with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support. Recently ranked #1 as the nation’s most innovative school, the university’s location within the large and fast-growing Phoenix region provides a rich context for applied research and community engagement around issues of molecular sciences. We invite you to learn more about the School of Molecular Sciences and Arizona State University by visiting https://sms.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

A background check is required for employment.

ASU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Women and members of PEER (Persons Excluded due to Ethnicity or Race) groups are encouraged to apply.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage: https://cfo.asu.edu/workplace-accommodations

Further information on ASU’s policies can be found at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and its complete non-discrimination statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

Biomolecular Design, Programming & Engineering

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Biomolecular Design, Programming & Engineering – Job #105519
Arizona State University, School of Molecular Sciences, Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics at the Biodesign Institute
 

The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) at Arizona State University invites applications for one open rank position as full-time faculty, in the broad field of biomolecular design, programming and engineering, that will connect to and support the goals of ASU’s Biodesign Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics (MDB) at the Biodesign Institute https://biodesign.asu.edu/molecular-design-and-biomimetics/.

The Anticipated start date is August 16, 2023. This is an academic year, benefits-eligible, tenure-track or tenure eligible position.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in the synthesis of nanomaterials based on DNA, RNA, and proteins/peptides, to create self-assembling nanoarchitectures, devices, and to understand how these materials interact with biological systems. The successful applicant will become part of a dynamic, interdisciplinary, collaborative, and supportive team at ASU that aims to create intelligent materials and processes by design. They will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program with significant national and international recognition; teach and mentor effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels; participate in professional and university service; and collaborate with the team of faculty in the Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics at the Biodesign Institute at ASU.

Four broad areas of particular interest include: (1) Self-assembling biomaterials for tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, or drug delivery (with expertise in in vivo models); (2) Computational and experimental de novo protein design, with an emphasis on self-assembling nanomaterials; (3) Design of RNA- based nanostructures, devices, sensors and therapeutics; and (4) Synthetic biology, biomanufacturing and cellular reprogramming, for materials production, cellular therapeutics, or probing basic biological processes.

Interdisciplinary work is expected, and the candidates will be encouraged to engage in both experimental and/or theoretical collaborations across a variety of schools and departments (e.g. Molecular Sciences, Computer Science, Material Science, Physics, and Engineering). The candidates should contribute to collaborative research proposals and publications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in a field of science or engineering relevant to chemistry, biochemistry, physics, biology, or engineering of materials by the time of appointment
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
  • Proficient record of research accomplishments commensurate with rank

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated collaborative orientation in and/or experience in interdisciplinary research
  • Documented interest in and relevance of research to the Center of Molecular Design and Biomimetics objectives
  • Evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring
  • Post-doctoral experience
  •  Demonstrated potential to establish a vigorous research program with national and international impact commensurate with rank
  • Evidence of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) through experiences or activities in support of DEI

To apply, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/115751

Materials that you will be required to submit are:

(1) Cover letter (single space, 1 page).
(2) Curriculum Vitae: Comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes a complete record of publications, patents and other meaningful demonstrations of impact in the field.
(3) Research Plan: Concise outline of future research that demonstrates how the candidate's plans align with the goals of the Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics (max 5 pages, excluding bibliography).
(4) Funding Opportunities: A detailed strategic plan for future identified research (max 2 pages).
(5) Teaching Statement: Statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages)
(6) Diversity Statement: A statement addressing how past or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
(7) References: Contact information for three references that may be requested at a later stage of the application and interview process.

The initial deadline for review of complete applications is November 25th 2022. If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly until the search is closed.

The School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University is an organization of more than 55 faculty members, 100 staff, and 1400 graduate and undergraduate students who work at the forefront of science and technology innovation and education. SMS influences and impacts broad university-wide initiatives in fundamental science, health, sustainability, energy, food-water-climate, security, materials, manufacturing, space exploration and other endeavors of advanced technology. SMS seeks to recruit and retain a diverse faculty as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of our state, to maintain excellence of the University, and to enrich our students’ experience. We value cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment.

ASU is located on four campuses and two research parks within the Phoenix metropolitan area and is one of the largest universities in the U.S. SMS is located on the Tempe campus. ASU is ranked within the top 100 research universities in the world, consistently being recognized as the most innovative university in the country. It is home to the Biodesign Institute (https://biodesign.asu.edu/ ) and the Global Institute of Sustainability (https://sustainability.asu.edu/ ), both of which have strong representation from SMS faculty. Diversity is a key component of excellence at ASU, and the School of Molecular Sciences supports the value of diversity among faculty, staff, and students.

Arizona State University is a research-intensive university with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support. Recently ranked #1 as the nation’s most innovative school, the university’s location within the large and fast-growing Phoenix region provides a rich context for applied research and community engagement around issues of molecular sciences. We invite you to learn more about the School of Molecular Sciences and Arizona State University by visiting https://sms.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

A background check is required for employment.

ASU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Women and members of PEER (Persons Excluded due to Ethnicity or Race) groups are encouraged to apply. Further information on ASU’s policies can be found at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and its complete non- discrimination statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage: https://cfo.asu.edu/workplace-accommodations

Quantum Molecular Science

Assistant / Associate Professor – Quantum Molecular Science – Job #105435
Arizona State University, School of Molecular Sciences

The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the area of experimental quantum molecular and nanoscale science. The areas of interest for this search include but are not limited to optically addressable quantum systems, quantum molecular systems and photonics, synthesis of molecular and nanoscale materials, quantum measurement and control, quantum enabled sensing with application to biological systems.

The anticipated start date is August 16, 2023. This is an academic year, benefits-eligible, tenure-track or tenure eligible position.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

The successful candidate is expected to advance both the scientific and technical goals of the SMS initiative in quantum molecular and nanoscale sciences and bring expertise in quantum research applied to biological systems. In addition, initiate a vibrant research group, develop a vigorous externally-funded research program at ASU with significant national and international recognition, teach and mentor effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in professional and university service. The candidate should expect to contribute to collaborative research proposals and publications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in a field of science or engineering relevant to chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry, physics, biophysics, biology and engineering of molecules and materials by the time of appointment.
  • Potential to establish a vibrant, externally-funded research program with national and international impact.
  • Demonstrated dedication in teaching and mentoring commensurate with career stage.
  • Proficient record of research accomplishments commensurate with rank.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expertise in the areas of chemistry, materials, chemical and/or biophysics.
  • Documented interest in and relevance of research to quantum molecular systems that leverage the interface of experiments and theory.
  • Demonstrated collaborative orientation in and/or experience in interdisciplinary research.
  • Demonstrated a strong potential for success in serving the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities.
  • Documented interest in and relevance of research to quantum molecular systems.
  • Demonstrated potential to establish a vigorous research program with national and international impact commensurate with rank.
  • Demonstrated a strong record of research accomplishment commensurate with career stage.

To apply, visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/115755

Materials Required for application: 

  1. Cover letter (single space, 1 page).
  2. Curriculum Vitae: Comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes a complete record of publications, patents, and other meaningful demonstrations of impact in the field.
  3. Research Plan: Concise technical description (single space, max 5 pages, excluding references) 4
  4. Teaching Statement: Statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages)
  5. Diversity Statement: A statement addressing how potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  6. References: Contact information for three references that may be requested at a later stage of the application and interview process.

The initial deadline for review of complete applications is December 1st, 2022 If not filled, applications will continue to be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

The School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University is an organization of more than 55 faculty members, 100 staff, and 1400 graduate and undergraduate students who work at the forefront of science and technology innovation and education. SMS influences and impacts broad university-wide initiatives in fundamental science, health, sustainability, energy, food-water-climate, security, materials, manufacturing, space exploration and other endeavors of advanced technology. SMS seeks to recruit and retain a diverse faculty as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of our state, to maintain excellence of the University, and to enrich our students’ experience. We value cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment.

ASU is located on four campuses and two research parks within the Phoenix metropolitan area and is one of the largest universities in the U.S. SMS is located on the Tempe campus. ASU is ranked within the top 100 research universities in the world, consistently being recognized as the most innovative university in the country. It is home to the Biodesign Institute (https://biodesign.asu.edu/ ) and the Global Institute of Sustainability (https://sustainability.asu.edu/ ), both of which have strong representation from SMS faculty. Diversity is a key component of excellence at ASU, and the School of Molecular Sciences supports the value of diversity among faculty, staff, and students.

Arizona State University is a research-intensive university with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support. Recently ranked #1 as the nation’s most innovative school, the university’s location within the large and fast-growing Phoenix region provides a rich context for applied research and community engagement around issues of molecular sciences. We invite you to learn more about the School of Molecular Sciences and Arizona State University by visiting https://sms.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by viewing https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

A background check is required for employment.

ASU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Women and members of PEER (Persons Excluded due to Ethnicity or Race) groups are encouraged to apply. Further information on ASU’s policies can be found at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and its complete non-discrimination statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

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Postdocs

Structural Biology

Postdoctoral Fellow (Structural Biology)

The Lapinaite Lab is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow with experience in cryogenic electron microscopy (cryoEM). The position is funded by NIH ($55,000 annual salary; multiple years of funding). The successful applicant will undertake biochemical, structural, and functional studies of next generation CRISPR-based precision genome editing tools, such as novel base editors. The position will suit someone interested in single particle cryoEM, CRISPR biology and engineering novel genome editing tools.

The Lapinaite lab is generously funded by the NIH and the Edson New Idea Fund. We are members of the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center (NDRC) and the Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics (CMDB). For more information about the lab, please visit: lapinaitelab.org

Main responsibilities: project management, meeting coordination and leadership, research design and implementation, data analysis, report/manuscript preparation, training and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, identifying, coordinating, and leading the writing of research proposals and seeking future funding, efficient communication with outside collaborators, and coordinating among team members.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology or a closely related discipline
    • Hands-on experience with cryoEM and/or x-ray crystallography of biomolecules (data processing and management, model building)
    • Proficient in biomolecular structure analysis and visualization
    • Experience in protein expression and purification
    • Non-US citizens should be eligible for a J-1 Scholar visa for the duration of the fellowship
  • Desired Qualifications:
    • Interest in CRISPR biology, genome engineering, RNA biology
    • Prior work with nucleic acid-protein complexes
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experience mentoring graduate and undergraduate students
    • Experience in project management and team leadership

For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at Arizona State University, please see http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

To Apply:

Submit the following materials in a combined pdf file (subject line “Postdoc Application”) to: alapinai@asu.edu

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. A brief cover letter: Outline research experience and interest, professional trajectory, and fit for the position
  3. References: Names and contact information for three references

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

At ASU, our belief that a solution can be created for every problem is why we’ve been ranked No. 1 in the US for innovation, and why we repeatedly rank No. 1 in areas that matter such as sustainability and global impact.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Equal employment opportunity statement

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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MoTU

Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe (MotU)

The Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe in the School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral position for the Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe. The Postdoctoral position will be working in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment. Working in Alexandra Navrotsky’ s research group at ASU to study, using calorimetry and other experimental techniques, the thermodynamic properties of materials relevant to materials science, geochemistry, and planetary science.

Arizona State University, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the School of Molecular Sciences value cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

To apply, compile all materials into a combined pdf document, and email to alexnav@asu.edu.

Materials that you will need to compile and combine into a single pdf document:

  1. Cover letter Curriculum
  2. Vitae: Comprehensive curriculum vitae that includes a complete record of publications, patents, and other meaningful demonstrations of impact on the field.
  3. Statement of Research Interests Diversity Statement: A statement addressing how past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance
  4. ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence (single space, max 2 pages, excluding references).
  5. References: Contact information for three references that may be requested at a later stage of the application and interview process.

Applications will be considered as received until filled.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Coral Biochemistry

Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Coral Biochemistry)

The Marine Biochem Research Laboratory (Dr. Liza M. Roger, Assistant Professor) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to pursue projects related to Coral Biochemistry, specifically how reef-building corals sense and response to environmental change at the molecular level (e.g. oxidative stress, lipid peroxidation). Research focus is on developing fundamental understanding to generate potential treatments that can be deployed in the field.

Initial appointment is made on a fiscal year (12-month), full-time, appointment for one year with subsequent annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance and availability of resources. This position is a benefits-eligible appointment with no tenure implications. Anticipated start date is between January - April 2023.

Candidates will be expected to adhere to laboratory culture (justice, equity, diversity and inclusion) and laboratory safety, marine aquaria husbandry, conduct research and experiments (in the lab and in the field) related to current grant funding, data analysis and reporting (presentations, protocols and peer-reviewed publications), contribute to grant writing and project idea development, and contribute to the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Marine Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related areas.
  • Candidates with cross training are greatly encouraged to apply.
  • No more than five years of previous postdoctoral experience, nor have been employed previously as an assistant professor, associate professor or professor on the tenure track.
  • Non-US citizens should be eligible for a J-1 Scholar visa for the duration of the fellowship.

For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at ASU, please see http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

To Apply:

Submit the following materials to Liza.Roger@asu.edu

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter outlining research experience, professional trajectory, and fit for the position
  3. Names and contact information for three references
  4. Diversity statement: Statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  5. Any relevant publications (do not include entire thesis/book chapters etc)

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.

ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. At ASU, our belief that a solution can be created for every problem is why we’ve been ranked No. 1 in the US for innovation, and why we repeatedly rank No. 1 in areas that matter such as sustainability and global impact.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Equal employment opportunity statement

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Material Chemistry

Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Material Chemistry)

The NanoGeoBio Laboratory in the School of Molecular Sciences, Arizona State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to pursue projects on metal sulfide systems, including their formation pathways, crystal structure, and resultant physicochemical properties. Research focus is on developing various methods (TEM, PFD, and EXAFS) to characterize/measure metal sulfide atomic structures (especially for the amorphous and poorly crystalline phases) and identifying relationships between the structure with energetics at different levels.

Initial appointment will be made for a fiscal year (12-month), full-time, with subsequent annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance and availability of resources. The position is currently open, which means the selected candidate can choose to start immediately. The anticipated start date is no later than Feb 2023.

The hired candidate is expected to adhere to laboratory culture and safety, conduct research and experiments independently, communicate scientific findings clearly (presentations, protocol, and manuscripts), and contribute to the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Qualifications

• Candidates must have a Ph.D. in mineralogy/geochemistry, materials science, chemistry or related fields.
• Candidates with multidisciplinary backgrounds are greatly encouraged to apply.
• Candidates with prior experience with any of the following techniques, e.g., TEM EELS, EXAF, PDF, UV-vis-NIR spectroscopy, voltammetry are preferred.

For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at Arizona State University, please see http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

To Apply:

Submit the following materials to Jie.Xu.Gail@asu.edu

1. Curriculum vitae
2. A brief cover letter outlining research interest, training, and career goals
3. Names and contact information for two references

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.

ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. At ASU, our belief that a solution can be created for every problem is why we’ve been ranked No. 1 in the US for innovation, and why we repeatedly rank No. 1 in areas that matter such as sustainability and global impact.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Equal employment opportunity statement

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965- 3456.

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Geomicrobiology

Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Geomicrobiology)

The NanoGeoBio Laboratory in the School of Molecular Sciences, Arizona State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to pursue projects on anoxygenic photosynthetic bacteria. Research focus is on the electron transport pathways of two different strains of purple sulfur bacteria when utilizing solid-phase substrate for growth.

Initial appointment will be made for a fiscal year (12-month), full-time, with subsequent annual renewal based upon satisfactory performance and availability of resources. The position is currently open, which means the selected candidate can choose to start immediately. The anticipated start date is no later than March 2023.

The hired candidate is expected to adhere to laboratory culture and safety, conduct research and experiments independently, communicate scientific findings clearly (presentations, protocol, and manuscripts), and contribute to the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Qualifications

• Candidates must have a Ph.D. in microbiology (geomicrobiology/environmental microbiology), biochemistry, biology, chemistry or related fields.
• Candidates with multidisciplinary backgrounds are greatly encouraged to apply.
• Candidates with prior experience in any of the following techniques, i.e., bacterial cell cultivation, genomic sequencing, bioinformatics analysis, (RT-)PCR, fluorescence probing or cryo-TEM, are preferred.

For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at Arizona State University, please see http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

To Apply:

Submit the following materials to Jie.Xu.Gail@asu.edu

1. Curriculum vitae
2. A brief cover letter outlining research interest, training, and career goals
3. Names and contact information for two references

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.

ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. At ASU, our belief that a solution can be created for every problem is why we’ve been ranked No. 1 in the US for innovation, and why we repeatedly rank No. 1 in areas that matter such as sustainability and global impact.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Equal employment opportunity statement

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965- 3456.

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Computational Structural Biology

Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Computational Structural Biology)

School of Molecular Sciences/College of Health Solutions, ASU

The Structural Biology group of Dr. Judith Klein-Seetharaman (https://isearch.asu.edu/profile/3955172) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the area of computational structural biology with a special focus on protein-lipid and lipid-lipid interactions. The Postdoc will be working in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, and will take a leadership role in developing computational models of the effects of oxidative damage of lipids including truncation on lipid droplet, lipid bilayer and lipid-protein interactions. In addition the Postdoc will assist an NSF-, NIH-, foundation- and pharmaceutical industry-funded international team, will be exposed to many research topics associated with structure, function, dynamics and interactions of biomolecules, and will have the opportunity to start new projects. This is a great opportunity to collaborate with experimentalists inside and outside of the Klein-Seetharaman lab, providing an opportunity to increase the impact of computational predictions through experimental validation.

Priority will be given to candidates with experience working with molecular dynamics simulations, lipid structure, coarse grained modeling and analysis of computational results in the context of experimental data as demonstrated through publications and references.

The initial appointment is made on a fiscal year (12-month), full-time basis with subsequent annual renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of resources. This position is a benefits-eligible appointment with no tenure implications. Anticipated start date is after November 2022. Applications are reviewed upon receipt until the position is filled.

Candidate expected duties will include: scientific excellence, project management, meeting coordination and leadership, research design and implementation, data analyses, report/manuscript preparation, training and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, identifying, coordinating, and leading the writing of research proposals and seeking future funding, efficient communication with outside collaborators, and coordinating among team members.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics or Allied and/or Interdisciplinary discipline
    • Hands-on experience with molecular dynamics simulations
    • Proficient in biomolecular structure analysis and visualization
    • Fluent in at least one computer programming language
  • Desired Qualifications:
    • Interest in oxidative damage to biological systems
    • Prior computational or experimental work with lipids
    • Hands-on experience with modeling lipid droplet and/or lipid bilayer structure and dynamics
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Hands on experience with large datasets and data analysis and integration
    • Experience with mentoring graduate and undergraduate students
    • Experience in project management, team leadership, and effective communications

For additional information and policies regarding postdoctoral scholars at Arizona State University, please see http://provost.asu.edu/postdoc

To Apply:

Submit the following materials in a combined pdf file with the subject line “Postdoc Application” to: Judith.Klein-Seetharaman@asu.edu

1. Curriculum vitae
2. Cover letter: Outline research experience, professional trajectory, and fit for the position
3. References: Names and contact information for three references
4. Diversity Statement: Statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.

ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and it welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. At ASU, our belief that a solution can be created for every problem is why we’ve been ranked No. 1 in the US for innovation, and why we repeatedly rank No. 1 in areas that matter such as sustainability and global impact.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community. Learn more about what The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has to offer by visiting https://thecollege.asu.edu/faculty.

Equal employment opportunity statement

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965- 3456.

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Background check is required for employment.

Molten Salt Thermodynamics

Postdoctoral Position in Molten Salt Thermodynamics
Arizona State University School of Molecular Sciences and Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe (MotU)
 

The Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe (MotU) and the School of Molecular Sciences (SMS), Arizona State University, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to pursue an anticipated project on molten chloride salts for nuclear energy applications. Research focus is on using high temperature reaction calorimetry to measure their thermochemical properties and to identify relationships between the thermodynamics and physiochemical and structural properties. The postdoc will work in a highly interdisciplinary , multi-institutional, and collaborative environment.

To apply, send letter, CV, statement of research interests and capabilities , and contacts of 3 references to alexnav@asu.edu.

Applications will be considered as received until filled.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html

https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

Instructor

Arizona State University
Instructor

The School of Molecular Sciences invites outstanding Instructors to contact us about potential opportunities in our General Chemistry Program this year. These Instructors lead Introductory and General Chemistry laboratory sections, facilitate active learning recitations, assist in developing new collaborative learning activities, and participate in the training and supervision of graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants. If you are passionate about teaching chemistry and want to join an experienced team that shares your passion, we want to hear from you.

The Instructor position is a benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track academic year appointment ($60,000 for 9-months), renewable annually contingent upon performance and the needs of the university. Opportunities for summer funding may also be available.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry or related field
  • One year of teaching or teaching assistant experience at the university level
  • Effective teaching ability as evidenced by peer and/or student reviews
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior teaching experience in General and/or Introductory Chemistry
  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Experience with non-traditional models of instruction (i.e. collaborative learning and flipped classrooms)
  • Multimedia presentation skills and aptitude for emerging technologies in content delivery
  • Experience working with diverse student populations
  • Supervisory/peer mentoring experience

To express interest, please submit the following application materials as a single pdf file to Dr. Ron Briggs, at ronbriggs@asu.edu:

  • Cover letter briefly indicating your relevant qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae • 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy
  • Copies of evaluations and/or course materials indicative of your prior teaching experience

Application materials are accepted year-round, but should be submitted in advance of the academic year (by early August) for full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.)

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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TA

Teaching Assistant (TA)

Each semester, the School of Molecular Sciences accepts applications for part time (~10 hours per week) and full-time (~20 hours per week) undergraduate TA positions. Undergraduate TAs receive a salary of $15.00 per hour, while gaining valuable teaching experience in our lower-division (100 and 200-level) courses. If you have a strong academic background, have completed coursework through at least Organic Chemistry, are enrolled in at least one unit of classes at ASU, and have exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, you are encouraged to apply.

Applications are accepted year-round and considered 1-2 weeks before each academic semester.

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