Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

Gainesville FL
Sep 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY to begin in August 2018 as part of UF’s Preeminence Initiative in Metabolomics.  Research interests in analytical techniques for the separation and characterization of small molecules of biological and biomedical significance are of particular interest.   UF and the Department of Chemistry are committed to increasing faculty diversity, and candidates from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.  Successful applicants will be well supported with start-up resources and lab space, and will be associated with the NIH-funded Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics ( 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). The selection process will be conducted under the provisions of Florida's "Government in the Sunshine" and Public Records laws.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must have earned a PhD in chemistry or relevant discipline.  They must be prepared to establish their own independent, extramurally funded research program and maintain a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:   Special Instructions to Applicants:

The deadline for applications is OCTOBER 25, 2017. Applications must be submitted through Careers at UF at:

and include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of future research plans and teaching philosophy.  Candidates must arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf by October 25, 2017, to: Analytical Faculty Search Committee, c/o Prof Rick Yost, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7200,

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records and reference checks.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States must be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Health Assessment Required: No


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