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California State University, Northridge

  • Nov. 3, 2016
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
  • California State University, Northridge
    Northridge, CA
    United States
  • Dec. 1, 2016
  • Aug. 23, 2017
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - Physical
    Chemistry - Analytical
    Chemistry - General
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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University, Northridge invites applications for up to two tenure-track positions effective August 23, 2017. All areas of specialization in experimental physical and analytical chemistry will be considered for one position, and applicants from all areas of chemistry and biochemistry with track records of publication and funding in chemical education are invited for the other. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research would broaden current offerings in our department.

Successful hires will have primary teaching responsibilities in general chemistry as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in their specialties. Hires also will be expected to establish research programs involving undergraduate and M.S. students at CSUN and secure external funding. A Ph.D. is required for both positions and postdoctoral experience is preferred.

Initial review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled. We offer competitive start up and salary. Candidates with experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply. Send application letter, curriculum vitae, detailed description of research plans, and statement of teaching philosophy as PDF files to or

Alternatively, printed applications can be mailed to: Physical-Analytical Hiring Committee or Chemical Education Hiring Committee, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA 91330-8262. Three current letters of recommendation also must be sent separately and directly from referees in electronic (PDF format with letterhead) or paper form for the application to be complete. California State University, Northridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity

  • As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website:

    At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

    CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and we value the diversity of all of our students and the campus community. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented students.

    Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master’s degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN’s 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master’s level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcoming university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success.

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  • Physical-Analytical Hiring Committee or Chemical Education Hiring Committee
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
    California State University, Northridge
    18111 Nordoff Street
    Northridge, CA 91330-8262
  • 818.677.3381
  • 818.677.4068


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