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Full Professor - Murray Goodman Endowed Chair

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 1st, 2018
Last review date: March 1st, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: November 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego invites applications for a tenured Full Professorship in Chemistry and Biochemistry, with a preferred focus on organic chemistry which may include chemical biology and/or catalysis. The successful candidate will hold the Murray Goodman Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry, occupy laboratories in our new Tata Hall (opening in Summer 2018), and will help lead the expansion of our world-class program in organic chemistry.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemical sciences or equivalent and a recognized program of excellence in both research and teaching in organic chemistry.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego is committed to Inclusive Excellence, and, as such, the successful candidate will also be judged on his/her demonstrated leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Preferred candidates will have a strong desire to play a future role in helping to shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives ( and ).

Candidates are required to submit the following documents online: Curriculum vitae with list of publications, reprints of up to five representative papers, a statement of teaching, and a personal statement that includes a summary of research plans. Additionally, a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials, see

Candidates must also provide a minimum of three reference letters that address the candidate’s research, teaching, and professional service.

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Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale.

Review of applications will commence on March 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV with list of publications

  • Personal Statement - Please provide a statement that includes a summary of research plans

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Reprint of Representative Paper-1

  • Reprint of Representative Paper-2 (Optional)

  • Reprint of Representative Paper-3 (Optional)

  • Reprint of Representative Paper-4 (Optional)

  • Reprint of Representative Paper-5 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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