Assistant Professor

Columbia, MO
Sep 27, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 24359
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

The Department of Chemistry of the University of Missouri-Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in theoretical physical chemistry beginning in Fall 2018. The successful candidate will establish an outstanding, independent, externally funded research program that complements current department strengths. Candidates should also be committed to effective teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field with postdoctoral experience. Consideration of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Application Materials

Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, descriptions of research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Three letters of recommendation are required and the applicant should arrange for the letters to be submitted. The letters should be submitted electronically to Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee ( for any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process.


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