Assistant Professor in Chemistry
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, as well as 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.
Applicants must submit 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 ([email protected]).
Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2018. Deadline to apply is December 31, 2018.
Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Type of Position
Position Time Status
Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field
Required Related Experience
Minimum of six months of postdoctoral experience
Required License/ Registration/Certification
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Deadline to Apply
Open Untill Filled
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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