Seeking Associate Professor or Full Professor, Department of Chemistry, WSU

Washington State University is seeking qualified candidates for a permanent full-time tenure track faculty position as an Associate Professor or Full Professor in the department of Chemistry at the WSU Main Campus in Pullman, Wash.

In this renewable joint position with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, you will also serve as the Director of the Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology. This recently formed Institute consolidates the national and international leadership found at WSU and PNNL within the domain of nuclear science and technology, particularly as it pertains to nuclear forensics, environmental remediation and waste storage, and the fate of materials in radiation environments. With major institutional investments, the Institute is elevating the scientific and technical impact of nuclear research by leveraging the unique facilities and complementary capabilities between WSU and PNNL to build leadership and signature programs in nuclear science.

The Director will help shape the direction and lead the growth of the Institute, engaging with partners, recruiting a diverse group of new members, and establishing and nurture collaborative relationships with non-WSU members.

Applicants with a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related discipline, an academic research program related to Chemistry in Nuclear Science and Technology, the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in chemistry (including service courses), and excellent management and communication skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

The full posting is at:

 Inquiries are welcome. Please call/email acting Director and Chair of the Search Committee, Prof Aurora Clark (, 509-335-3362) if you have any questions.


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