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Radiochemistry Professor - Open Position

Hiring Agency: 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, Jun 30th 2018

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Radiochemistry, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, College of Sciences [18547]


The UNLV Radiochemistry program conducts diverse research in the chemistry of technetium and the actinides in solids, solutions, the environment, and chemical synthesis. Successful applicants will be expected to develop a rigorous, externally funded research program that contributes to the Radiochemistry program research and education mission. A successful professor candidate will also provide leadership in the program and with respect to ongoing or emerging research initiatives while contributing to the education and research excellence of the program. This position may be hired as tenure-track or tenured.

This position requires a doctorate in chemistry, radiochemistry, or a closely related field awarded by a regionally accredited college or university. The ability to mentor graduate and undergraduate students in a research-intensive environment and in radiochemistry laboratory techniques and methods is essential. The ability to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in chemistry and radiochemistry is also required. The ability to exploit existing radiochemistry laboratory equipment and facilities is desirable. Preference will be given to a senior faculty hire.

How to Apply: 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application materials, including a curriculum vitae, detailed statements of research objectives, teaching philosophy, and anticipated role in enhancing radiochemistry education, leadership, and research on the national and international level must be submitted online at in order to be considered.

In addition, three reference letters should be addressed to Dr. Frederic Poineau, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 4003, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4003. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or