Aug 31, 2016
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810333

Position Summary: The Department of Chemistry seeks to hire at the Assistant Professor rank in the area of biochemistry. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program and to have a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is anticipated that a successful candidate will participate in the University's interdisciplinary efforts such as the Coalition for Biomolecular Products.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise in biochemistry to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 16, 2017. The successful candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral training in chemistry or closely related discipline and to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program. The ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses is required. The area of research is open, but areas complementary to existing research efforts in the department and at The University are of particular interest. Detailed information about the Department and its state-of-the-art facilities can be found at Applicants should apply online and provide a curriculum vitae with publication list, research plans and teaching philosophy statement and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the Chair, Biochemistry Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Box 870336, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 or sent electronically to Review of applications will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applications from women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups in chemistry are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Special Instructions: Three reference letters should be mailed to: Chair, Biochemistry Search Committee Department of Chemistry, Box 870336 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 Or sent electronically to

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