Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

CBS – Professor in Inorganic and coordination chemistry

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About Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P)

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is an internationally oriented institution of higher learning, that is committed to an educational system based on the highest standards of teaching and research in fields related to the sustainable economic development of Morocco and Africa. UM6P is an institution oriented towards applied research and innovation. On a specific focus on Africa, UM6P aims to position these fields as the forefront and become a university of international standing.

More than just a traditional academic institution, UM6P is a platform for experimentation and a pool of opportunities, for students, professors and staff. It offers a high-quality living and study environment thanks to its state-of-the-art infrastructure. With an innovative approach, UM6P places research and innovation at the heart of its educational project as a driving force of a business model.

In its research approach, the UM6P promotes transdisciplinary, entrepreneurship spirit and collaboration with external institutions for developing up to date science and at continent level in order to address real challenges.

All our programs run as start-ups and can be self-organized when they reach a critical mass. Thus, academic liberty is promoted as far as funding is developed by research teams.

The research programs are integrated from long-term research to short-term applications in linkage with incubation and start-up ecosystems.

About the Chemical & Biochemical Sciences Green Process Engineering (CBS)

The Chemical & Biochemical Sciences Green Process Engineering Department (CBS) is a of the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P). The main objective of CBS is to set up a distinctive research-teaching program of international level, in order to meet the research and teaching challenges of UM6P, in particular on green and environmental chemistry applied to all aspects of chemical sciences: organic and inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical biology, biochemical and thermal reactions.

Research at CBS is organized around several major areas, which aim to answer challenging industrial questions, from complex chemical and biochemical reactions to scale-up and validation of process engineering. CBS projects aim at an in-depth understanding of the molecular mechanisms of all transformations in order to propose new original alternatives in terms of efficiency, environmental friendliness and sustainability.

Job Description

CBS is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our faculty as a Professor in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) and Structural Chemistry. The successful candidate will contribute to UM6P's commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and innovation by engaging in cutting-edge research, delivering high-quality teaching materials, and actively participating in the development of innovative solutions in the field of NMR spectroscopy applied to organic and inorganic chemistry. This position offers a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic and internationally oriented academic institution that emphasizes transdisciplinary collaboration, entrepreneurship, and sustainable development in Africa.

Key Responsibilities:

Research Excellence: lead groundbreaking research in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) applied to chemical sciences. Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to unravel molecular insights, develop innovative applications, and contribute to NMR's role in advancing various scientific disciplines.

Teaching and Mentorship: Develop and teach advanced courses in NMR and related subjects at undergraduate and graduate levels. Employ innovative pedagogical methods to provide students with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, fostering a culture of exploration and intellectual growth.

Research Funding: Proactively seek external funding to support research initiatives and projects aligned with UM6P's mission. Collaborate with colleagues on grant proposals, securing resources to advance NMR-related research.

Candidate Criteria

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field, complemented by a distinguished record of NMR research accomplishments.
  • Extensive experience in applying NMR techniques to chemical and molecular research.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentorship, evidenced by effective pedagogical approaches and contributions to student learning and development.
  • A proven track record in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) through published paper in reputable peer-reviewed journals, peer-reviewed grand support, and participation in national/international conferences.
  • Strong collaboration skills, with a keen inclination towards interdisciplinary research and innovation.
  • Exceptional communication skills aligned with UM6P's emphasis on knowledge dissemination and impactful outreach.

Application and Selection:

The application folder must contain:

  • Detailed CV,
  • Cover letter along with a synthetic presentation of the background, research works, projects and activities, publications, key achievements,
  • Research and teaching statement, entrepreneurial ideas and concepts if any, and services to UM6P community: max 3-4 pages,
  • 3 reference letters.

Our Offer

  • Very competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A unique set of research partners and collaborators.
  • Access to a pool of highly motivated and rigorously selected Master and PhD students with financial support.

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CBS – Professor in Inorganic and coordination chemistry
Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid Ben Guerir, Morocco Benguerir, Morocco
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