Assistant Professor Position at University of Nevada, Reno

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nevada, Reno has initiated a search for a new tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Physical/Analytical Chemistry.The successful candidate will establish an active and innovative experimental research program in physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, or at the interface of these fields, while maintaining a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

The complete position description including minimum qualifications and application instructions/links may be found at


Applications must be submitted online at Application review will begin November 26, 2012. The University of Nevada, Reno is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.


The University of Nevada, Reno is the land-grant institution for the State of Nevada with an enrollment of 18,000 students. Our department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry.  The department has a total of 15 full-time academic faculty members, is housed in a four-story building, and is well equipped with modern research instrumentation.  We have recently moved our undergraduate teaching laboratories into new instructional facilities in the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center. For more information about the department and its programs, I invite potential candidates to visit our web site at


Nestled in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, Reno offers an excellent quality of life. The region combines a mild high desert climate with a large variety of nearby recreational opportunities.  Lake Tahoe is less than an hour away by car, while Yosemite National Park and the Black Rock Desert are both within a three-hour drive. Featuring a multi-seasonal tourist industry, Reno also offers entertainment and cultural opportunities far exceeding those typically found in a city of 400,000.



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