Assistant Professor in Chemistry

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 21, 2022

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The University of Florida, Department of Chemistry, invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The search is open to any field of chemistry. The appointments will commence on August 16, 2023.

Successful candidates will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest level and to establish an outstanding, independent, externally-funded research program. We seek candidates with a record of excellence in research and scholarship and an ability to excel in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University of Florida is one of the largest, most comprehensive, highest-quality public research universities in the country. The University of Florida is a land grant, sea grant, and space grant university and home to the most comprehensive university health sciences facilities in the southeast.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and the Department of Chemistry are dedicated to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where everyone sees diversity as the foundational element of excellence. To learn more about the Department of Chemistry’s efforts, please follow the link:

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.

Expected Salary:The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.
Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field; postdoctoral experience is desirable.

Preferred Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at, search job 523871.

A complete application includes: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a statement of contributions to diversity, (5) proposed research projects, and (6) the names and email addresses of three references must be provided. An email will be sent to your references, requesting them to upload their confidential letter to the submission packet.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 25, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, a complete application should be received by October 25, 2022. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

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

The selected 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 require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the 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. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

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