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.

Indiana University, Bloomington
Two Assistant or Associate Professors
in Chemistry, Open Area

The Department of Chemistry at Indiana University invites applications for two positions in any area of chemistry to begin August 2018 at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates with research interests related to biological problems are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field and postdoctoral experience are required. Successful candidates will be expected to develop or already have a visible, externally funded research program. Primary teaching responsibilities will be consistent with the expertise of the successful candidate and will include both graduate and undergraduate courses. Applications completed by Oct. 15, 2017 will receive full consideration, but the review will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a complete curriculum vitae, a summary of future research plans, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation to be sent to ( Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Professor David Giedroc, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, 800 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405, The Department of Chemistry and 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 or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Undergraduate Lab Prep Assistant

If you are interested in working as an Undergraduate Lab Prep Assistant for the Undergrad Teaching labs, please download an application below. Fill out the application and return it to James Clark ( in the Undergrad Office. We usually consider new hires 3 or 4 weeks before the beginning of a semester.

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