(Assistant or Associate) Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Fall 2022

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location
Knoxville, TN

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(Assistant or Associate) Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Fall 2022

Location:
Knoxville, TN
Open Date:
Aug 29, 2021
Description:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK; 

https://chem.utk.edu/) invites applications for a faculty position in Analytical Chemistry. Hiring at the Associate Professor rank is preferable. However, strong applications at the Assistant Professor rank from applicants with prior academic faculty experience will also be considered. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Analytical Chemistry will be reviewed. Faculty with background in analytical separations or (bio)electroanalytical chemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2022. Successful candidates are expected to continue/further develop a nationally recognized, externally funded research program while also contributing to the department’s missions of service and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates who contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University and department are especially encouraged to apply.

UTK is the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee system. Faculty in our department have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers and benefit from unique facilities both on campus and at nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). These include the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS), Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), and High Temperature Materials Laboratory (HTML).


Qualifications:

A PhD in Chemistry (or closely related field), academic faculty experience required.


Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit a single PDF document containing the following: (1) Cover letter indicating the rank to apply; (2) Curriculum vitae including, at the end, names and contact information (institutions, phones, emails, and websites if available) of at least three references; (3) Statement of research plans (maximum 10 pages); (4) Brief statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages). Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Organization

Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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