Chemical Notations


Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Department of ChemistryUniversity of Kentucky

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position to start Fall 2019. We encourage candidates with research in the broad areas of biological chemistry or materials chemistry, and with the ability to take advantage of collaborative opportunities in the Department and on-campus. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and postdoctoral experience (minimum of six months) is required.

Interested applicants should apply online at: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/203079. Applicants must include
the following: 1) CV, 2) Research Prospectus, including startup budget estimate and brief description of how the candidate will collaborate and deepen and broaden our strengths in materials or biochem (upload under Specific Request 1), 3) Statement of Teaching Experience and Philosophy (upload under Specific Request 2), and 4) a statement on inclusivity (upload under Specific Request 3): As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Questions about this search should be addressed to Mark Meier, Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky (meier@uky.edu).

Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2018. Deadline to apply is December 31, 2018.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans,
individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.


Assistant Professor, Analytical Chemistry

University of Nevada, Reno

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nevada, Reno is hiring for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) with an anticipated start date of 07/01/2019. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active and innovative, externally funded experimental research program in analytical chemistry, broadly defined. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate level courses in analytical, physical, and general chemistry.

The Department of Chemistry offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry, as well as an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Chemical Physics. The department has 17 full-time, tenure-track and four lecturer faculty members, housed in a four-story building with state-of-the-art research facilities. Undergraduate laboratory courses are taught in our modern instructional facilities in the nearby Davidson Mathematics and Science Center. Additional information about the department can be found on its website: https://www.unr.edu/chemistry


Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Biochemistry)

Department of Chemistry, Ball State University

Ball State University Department of Chemistry is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position available August 16, 2019 in areas of biochemistry including but not limited to bioorganic, bioinorganic, biophysics and chemical biology. Major responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in the area of biochemistry as well as introductory chemistry courses. The faculty member will also develop an active research program in the area of biochemistry which complements the department’s existing research programs and can be externally funded.

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic)

Department of Chemistry, Ball State University

Ball State University Department of Chemistry is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position available August 16, 2019 in areas of organic, including but not limited to synthetic organic, physical organic, bioorganic, organometallic and polymers. The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate classes in the area of organic chemistry as well as introductory chemistry courses. The faculty member will also develop an active research program in the area of organic chemistry which compliments the department’s existing research programs and can be externally funded.

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Assistant Professo, Experimental Physical Chemistry

Chemistry Department, University of North Texas

The Chemistry Department at the University of North Texas is seeking outstanding faculty candidates at the Assistant Professor level in any area of experimental physical chemistry.  This includes biophysical chemistry and other interdisciplinary areas grounded in physical chemistry.

Applications may be submitted by following the link in the official job posting.

The University of North Texas (UNT) is a Carnegie R1 research university with a diverse population of 38,000 students.  UNT is located in Denton, a cultural hot spot on the northern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country.   The UNT Chemistry Department is entering a growth phase, with plans to hire an endowed Welch Chair in Chemistry and up to 10 additional tenure-track faculty over the next five years.  Our department has a strong culture of interdisciplinary collaboration, with specific strengths in computational chemistry, photochemistry, and materials chemistry.  New faculty will have access to our world-class High-Performance Computing infrastructure and will have opportunities to interface with growing emphasis areas in chemical biology and interdisciplinary energy science.


Analytical Chemistry Postdoc in Los Alamos, New Mexico

The High Explosives Science and Technology group at Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking a postdoctoral candidate to support energetic material analysis within the group and across the laboratory. The work will involve analyzing materials, developing new methods, carrying out original research and publishing results in peer reviewed journals. The work will also involve working with technical staff across the laboratory to carry out energetic sample analysis. These activities also require supporting the daily operations of the Energetic Materials Analytical Team (sample management, work prioritization, etc).
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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Chemistry Department, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University

The Chemistry Department at the College of Saint Benedict/ Saint John’s University invites applications for a tenure track position to begin in August 2019. The successful candidate will join a cohort in teaching principles of reactivity across inorganic, organic and biological chemistry as part of our innovative curriculum (https://www.csbsju.edu/chemistry/our-curriculum). Applicants must have a PhD in chemistry and should be able to contribute to in-depth teaching in the area of chemical biology or biochemistry. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate will be supported through departmental mentoring and training to develop inclusive and interactive pedagogy as well as an externally funded research program for undergraduates. Strong candidates will therefore demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduates, an ability to reach diverse learners in small class and laboratory settings, strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to provide constructive feedback and a desire to work as a team across multi-section courses and labs. The chemistry faculty form a diverse and collaborative 12-member department with an active research program featuring modern facilities, robust instrumentation, and cross-disciplinary interests. Approximately 40 chemistry and biochemistry majors graduate each year. The College of Saint Benedict (CSB), a liberal arts college for women, and Saint John’s University (SJU), a liberal arts college for men, are located in the central lakes area of Minnesota, surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of pristine forests, prairies, and lakes. The campuses are minutes away from St. Cloud, an increasingly diverse regional center with a population of over 100,000, and 70 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Some CSB/SJU faculty and staff choose to reside locally, while others commute from the Twin Cities. Both St. Cloud and the Twin Cities offer a wide range of fine arts, cultural, dining, recreational, and sporting opportunities. CSB/SJU are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition enlivened by values of community, hospitality, stewardship, and justice. The schools are dedicated to cultivating an equitable, inclusive community founded on respect for all persons. Students, staff and faculty from many diverse belief systems and backgrounds collectively bring a rich dimension to the academic, cultural, and religious experience at CSB/SJU. We welcome faculty who devote themselves with passion and integrity to their disciplines and to a transformative education of their students. With a total enrollment of approximately 3600 students, faculty members develop relationships with students in small classroom settings and have opportunities to work closely with students on research projects, experiential learning experiences, and study abroad programs. Recent initiatives to create a dynamic general education curriculum and to develop plans for a new teaching and learning center demonstrate strong institutional support for faculty development. CSB/SJU offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program.

TO APPLY

Applications are accepted online at http://employment.csbsju.edu . Applicants must submit:

  • Letter of application
  • Statement of their philosophy of teaching (including experience with a wide range of pedagogies to engage and support a diverse group of students)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Description of research interest that you would pursue at CSB/SJU
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • Copies of all transcripts.

Evaluation of applicants will begin November 8, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. If you require special accommodations to participate in the College of Saint Benedict/ Saint John’s University hiring process, please contact us at (320) 363-5500 or employment@csbsju.edu It is the policy of CSB and SJU to conduct pre-employment background checks. An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check. College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University are Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employers


Senior Lecturer Position

Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University

The Department of Chemistry at Wayne State University is hiring a full-time Senior Lecturer (non-tenure track) to begin in 2019. Primary duties for this position will include teaching undergraduate-level organic and general chemistry courses (lectures and laboratories). Additional responsibilities may include assistance in curriculum development, advising undergraduate chemistry majors, assistance with the Chemistry Learning Center, and/or serving as chemistry liaison to the University’s Office for Teaching and Learning. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field is required. Candidates should submit: a) letter of interest, b) curriculum vitae, c) teaching philosophy, and d) diversity statement. Please submit your application materials merged into one pdf at jobs.wayne.edu (job posting number 043830). In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted on your behalf to facultysearch@chem.wayne.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity, and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and individuals from other underrepresented groups. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Maryland, College Park, seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August, 2019. We particularly invite Physical Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry applicants with experimental research interests that complement existing strengths of the department and will help grow our signature programs in energy science and environmental security, quantum science and technology, or nanobiotechnology. Successful candidates will be expected to develop vigorous externally funded research programs, and have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including working with students and groups from diverse backgrounds.
Chemistry and Biochemistry is a key department in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences. Our faculty participate in major University Centers and Institutes, including the NanoCenter, the Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research (IBBR), the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), and the Institute for Physical Science & Technology (IPST), and enjoy close interactions and collaborations with nearby government labs that include NIH, NRL, FDA, NASA and NIST. The University is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System and is situated in close proximity to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Maryland’s 270 Technology Corridor. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty who will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
Applications, consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, statement of educational interests, and three references, must be submitted electronically to: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/62647

Qualifications: Scholars who will build highly acclaimed research programs and achieve excellence in education. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related discipline, demonstrated research accomplishments, and experience in teaching/mentoring in the chemical sciences, broadly defined.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018. We will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled.
Direct inquiries and/or nominations to FSChair@umd.edu, Chair of Faculty Search Committee.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University

The Department of Chemistry at Oklahoma State University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions for experimental scientists, one in the area of Organic, and the other in Physical/Analytical Chemistry. The positions are subject to availability of funds with a tentative start date of August 2019. Reviews will begin October 15, 2018.

Application Process: The Department of Chemistry at Oklahoma State University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors in Experimental Chemistry, one in the area of Organic and the other in Physical/Analytical. The positions are subject to availability of funds with a tentative start date of August 2019. Review of files will begin October 15, 2018. Application materials can be emailed to search@chem.okstate.edu or sent to the Chemistry Search Committee, 107 Physical Sciences I, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078. The Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to email or send to the same address. Research Plan: The candidate will be expected to develop a nationally recognized and externally funded program in either Organic or Physical/Analytical chemistry. The research plan should describe your research experience, ideas, implementation or approach. The plan can range from a well-developed research proposal to a cohesive collection of research ideas. However, the plan should have sufficient detail to give confidence to the Faculty that you will be successful in developing a nationally recognized and externally funded research program and justify the expenditure of startup funds. The research component should focus on graduate students, but also provide opportunities for undergraduate research. Teaching: The candidates are expected to teach both Graduate and Undergraduate classes with a course load equal to that of other research active Faculty in the department. Candidates will be expected to support the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods; and demonstrate a commitment to engaging communities underrepresented in the academy. For the Organic position, undergraduate classes include Organic Chemistry and its associated laboratory component. For the Physical/Analytical Chemistry position, the ability to teach within the Physical Chemistry subdivision is preferred, including undergraduate Physical Chemistry and its associated laboratory class. Graduate courses include both core courses in our Graduate program and special topics.
Oklahoma State University is an AA/EEO/E-verify employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus. Please see http://chemistry.okstate.edu for more information.


Analytical Chemistry Professor

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio University

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Ohio University, located in Athens, Ohio is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in Analytical Chemistry. Candidates with research interests in any area of analytical or bio-analytical chemistry are encouraged to apply. Consideration will be given to those whose research focuses on mass spectrometry. Applicants who are interested in interacting with and further developing the nationally recognized undergraduate forensic chemistry program at Ohio University will also be welcomed.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level, develop advanced graduate courses in their research specialty, and establish a nationally prominent, externally funded research program.

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in chemistry or related field by the start date of the appointment.


Assistant Professor – Analytical Chemistry

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida State University

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida State University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Analytical Chemistry. Appointees will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally supported research program and to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in a relevant field. Applicants should upload application materials, including a cover letter, CV, research proposal, and statement of teaching philosophy at www.chem.fsu.edu/analytical/recruit for consideration. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent by email to analyticalsearch@chem.fsu.edu to complete the application. The deadline to apply is October 15, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer; minority candidates and women are encouraged to apply. Florida State University’s equal opportunity statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf