Professor in Chemistry - Alan R. Katrizky Chair

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Job no: 519346
Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:16120100 - LS-CHEMISTRY-GENERAL

Classification Title:

Professor in Chemistry - Alan R. Katrizky Chair

Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida ( is seeking applicants for a tenure-track, endowed chair, faculty position, focusing on contemporary research in the area of heterocyclic chemistry, broadly defined to begin August 16, 2022.

The successful candidate will have an established, internationally recognized research program and a strong demonstrated record of scholarship and teaching. Candidates will be considered at the full professor level and have a Ph.D. in a relevant area.

UF is ranked the 5th best public university in the United States by US News and World Report 2022, with exceptional research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity. The Department of Chemistry particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities. Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental website to learn more about the Department of Chemistry.

Expected Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in Chemistry.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should be submitted online at, search job 519346, and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a description of ongoing research, and (4) a statement summarizing mentoring and teaching experience. In addition, names and email addresses for three references must be provided on the application. After initial review, an email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their letter.

Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Send email inquiries to: [email protected]

Final candidate will be required to provide 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 education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

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

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment 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). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 09 Dec 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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