Open Positions


The Department of Chemistry has built a strong network to support our students’ career development by establishing relationships with potential employers and offering career counseling through faculty mentoring. The department has a very active undergraduate research program, teaches courses for chemistry career planning and service outreach, and also offers the opportunity for undergraduates to teach. Students are also encouraged to explore careers by volunteering, joining professional organizations, and studying abroad.

The Department of Chemistry also offers a variety of employment opportunities such as academics, scientist positions, laboratory technicians, administrative and information technology support, purchasing, technical services (machinists, electronics, glass blowers), student and teaching services, and much more.


Two Non-Tenure Track Lecturer Positions in Biochemistry, Chemical Biology or Organic Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Indiana University invites applications for two non-tenure track lecturer positions in biochemistry, chemical biology or organic chemistry starting in Fall 2019. These appointments will be considered at the level of Lecturer or Visiting Lecturer. The Visiting Lecturer position will be for a 2-year period. Successful candidates will teach lower-level undergraduate courses in general chemistry and upper-level undergraduate courses in their areas of expertise. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field, and applications from candidates with prior teaching experience are especially encouraged. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications completed by December 15, 2018 will receive full consideration, but the review will continue until the positions are filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (emphasizing teaching experience), and a statement of teaching philosophy as a single PDF file, and should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to (http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/7064)Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Professor Martha Oakley, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, 800 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405, chemchair@indiana.edu. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


Endowed Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Indiana University (http://www.chem.indiana.edu) invites applications for the Veronica Siedle Chair in Inorganic Chemistry, an endowed tenure-track faculty position starting August, 2019. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field and postdoctoral experience are required. Candidates with cross-disciplinary research interests are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates must have demonstrated exceptional leadership roles and scholarly success in their field, will have an outstanding track record in research including peer-reviewed publications and external funding, and will be expected to participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates at the level of both associate and full professor will be considered. Applications received by October 15, 2018 will receive full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a research statement (5 page limit emphasizing current and planned research, and contributions to their research field), a list of three (or more) references, and up to 3 pdfs of published and/or submitted manuscripts using the submissions link at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6531 For questions about the application procedure please contact Prof. Jeremy Smith (chemchr@indiana.edu) or by mail at, Department of Chemistry, 800 East Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005.

The Department of Chemistry and The College of Arts and Sciences are committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.  Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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