The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Computational Polymer Chemistry, with a start date of August 16, 2019.
The Department has vigorous research and comprehensive infrastructures in macro/supramolecular sciences. The successful candidate is expected to develop a highly recognized, externally funded research program focused on understanding and predicting the dynamic behavior of macromolecules in complex environments (interfaces, surfaces, etc.) of multiphase or heterogeneous systems, such as block copolymers, supramolecular polymers, biomacromolecules, polymer/particle mixtures and adaptive or responsive polymers.
Candidates are expected to have expertise in macro/supramolecular modeling and method development for large-scale dynamic simulations and advanced data analysis. Candidates are also expected to strive for excellence in teaching of undergraduate general or organic chemistry, as well as more specialized and graduate courses.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Candidates should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in organic, polymer or computational chemistry, materials science, or polymer science and engineering or related discipline.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 39882
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.