Job ID: 150952

Diversity Postdoc

University of San Diego

  • Dec. 11, 2020
 
 
  • Feb. 21, 2021
  • Summer/Fall 2021
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  • Post-Doc
  • Chemistry - General
 
 

A unique diversity postdoctoral position is open at the University of San Diego (https://www.sandiego.edu/cas/about/post-doctoral.php), and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at USD is soliciting applicants for this two year position. The University of San Diego is a Predominantly Undergraduate Institution and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a BA degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Research efforts in the department are focused on engaging undergraduate students in an authentic research experience.

The successful postdoctoral fellow applicant will have a commitment to advance the perspectives of African Americans through teaching opportunities, research/creative work, and mentoring. A post-doc in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will work with one or more faculty mentors in developing an effective and engaging teaching style and philosophy, cutting-edge research that includes mentoring of undergraduate research students, and engagement in the department, college, and university. Areas of emphasis include biochemistry, organic synthesis, analytical & materials chemistry. A typical course load for this position is approximately 2 classes per year and includes the opportunity to be mentored to teach lecture and lab sections as the instructor of record. This position also includes additional support of professional development. Past postdoctoral scholars in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at USD have gone on to tenure-track academic positions at a variety of institutions such as CSULB, Harvey Mudd, and University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. Interested applicants can contact potential mentors in the department directly for additional information about collaborative research directions. Applications are due February 1, 2021. See https://jobs.sandiego.edu/cw/en-us/job/494197/diversity-postdoctoral-facult… for additional details.


  • The University of San Diego is dedicated to advancing academic excellence and creating a diverse and inclusive community. As an institution with a Catholic identity, the university is committed to creating and maintaining a work and educational environment that recognizes the dignity of each university community member.

    The university is an equal opportunity educational institution. All student-related programs and services, including but not limited to admissions, financial aid, academic programs, housing, athletics, and other extracurricular activities, will be administered without regard to the student’s or applicant’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, age, physical disability, mental disability, or other characteristic protected by federal or state law. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified individuals with disabilities in all such programs and services, unless the accommodation would create an undue hardship for the university.

    Similarly, the university is an equal opportunity employer. All employment-related decisions, including but not limited to decisions relating to recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, benefits and any other terms and conditions of employment, will be made without regard to the employee’s or applicant’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, covered veteran status, genetic information or other characteristic protected by federal or state law, unless a particular characteristic is a bona fide requirement of the position. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified individuals with disabilities, unless the accommodation would create an undue hardship for the university.

    The university may take affirmative steps in a manner consistent with applicable law to advance its mission and to promote equal opportunities for its students, faculty, staff and applicants. The university does not by this equal opportunity statement disclaim any right it might otherwise lawfully have to maintain its commitment to its Catholic identity or the teachings of the Catholic Church.

    Employee inquiries regarding the university’s equal opportunity policy should be directed to the Chief Human Resources Officer (619-260-4594).


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Pauline Powell
    Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
    University of San Diego
    5998 Alcala Park
    San Diego, CA 92110
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  • usdpostdoc@sandiego.edu


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