UTSA Chemistry Rankings

Top 50 Young Universities in Chemistry (Nature Index 2019)

1

18

National Ranking
Global Ranking

Among 250 Chemistry Departments (Academic Analytics 2019)

Ranking in Texas*
National Ranking*
Category
1
12

Citations per Article

2
21

Citations per Faculty

4
55

Total # of Citations

4
69

Overall (Nature Index 2019)

*Texas rankings among 18 academic chemistry departments
*National rankings among 250 academic chemistry departments

Accepting Applications for Tenure Track Faculty and Tenured Chair Positions!

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The Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio (https://chemistry.utsa.edu/) invites applications and nominations for a Tenured Professor position/Chair of the Department of Chemistry. The Chair will lead a rapidly growing department in a Hispanic-Serving Institution that is rich in endowed positions, including two Robert A. Welch endowed positions, with nationally and internationally recognized faculty in the traditional areas of chemistry as well as interdisciplinary fields such as medicinal chemistry and materials science. The Chair will preside over the expansion of its faculty and will bolster both the graduate and undergraduate programs in chemistry as UTSA grows from its current 30,000 to 45,000 students over the next decade. This is an exciting time for the department with a wealth of opportunities as it aspires to become one of the premier chemistry departments in the country by recruiting world-leading faculty, educating and inspiring our diverse student body, and defining new chemical frontiers through transformative research endeavors.

Required qualifications of the successful candidate are a doctorate in chemistry or a related field, outstanding research and teaching records that warrant an appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure (contingent upon Board of Regents approval). The successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the University’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for student success. Preferred qualifications are experience in an academic supervisory capacity/leadership position, knowledge of innovative curriculum development and implementation and leadership in professional organizations. Intellectual contributions in the areas of diversity, inclusion and prior experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse cultural backgrounds are also desirable.

Review of applications will begin on October 28th and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their CV, statements of research interests (4-page limit), teaching interests (1-page limit), and “vision and leadership” (2-page limit), all of which include discussion of the role diversity and inclusion and how it plays in an academic environment. Also include the complete contact information for three to five professional references, all to be uploaded via the STARS application system https://jobs.utsa.edu/. Nominations should be sent to Dr. Angela Speck, search committee chair, at angela.speck@utsa.edu.

Applicants selected for interviews must show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio (https://chemistry.utsa.edu) invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position beginning fall 2020. UTSA is a vibrant and growing campus with a diverse faculty focused on scholarship and the education of a multicultural community of students. Candidates must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a culturally diverse urban population and be willing to contribute to UTSA’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for Student Success. Candidates from all subdisciplines of chemistry are welcome to apply especially those with expertise in Biochemistry or Physical Chemistry.

 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry/Biochemistry or a related field with postdoctoral experience desirable. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, (1) scholarly activities entailing the development of a robust, externally funded research program, (2) teaching courses to a diverse student body at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (3) participation in institutional service activities. Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants can submit their application package (as a single PDF file) to the STARs website at https://jobs.utsa.edu/. The application package should include: (1) a cover letter indicating the candidate’s qualifications, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) a statement of research plans and teaching philosophy, including a discussion on the role diversity and inclusion plays in an academic environment (5-7 pages). Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to chemfacultysearch@utsa.edu. Those applicants selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire. The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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» The Department of Chemistry at UTSA invites applications for Postdoctoral Positions in Biochemistry. Click here for additional information.

» The Department of Chemistry at UTSA seeks internationally renowned scientists to fill a newly established Robert A. Welch Endowed Chair in Chemistry. Click here for additional information.

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