Open Rank Faculty Position on Catalysis


The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati seeks applications to fill an open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty position in catalysis or a research area related to sustainability/health. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or closely related field. An ideal candidate is expected to develop or already have developed a vigorous, externally-funded research program that applies innovative approaches to address problems in the sustainable chemistry/energy or life sciences. The successful candidate will play a critical role in developing a growing focus on sustainable chemistry and health in the department.

In addition, the successful candidate is expected to be committed to enthusiastic and effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University of Cincinnati is a rapidly-growing Research-Extensive University with outstanding location, facilities, and infrastructure to support cutting-edge research and collaborative interactions at the interface of chemistry, materials, and health.


In order to be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically via our online hiring system at (Requisition #21481). In addition to the online application, candidates must include a cover letter defining interest in the position, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of the proposed research program (3-5 pages), a statement of teaching plans (1 page), a statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion as it pertains to the candidate’s teaching, research, mentoring, and/or service activities (1 page) and contact information (telephone and e-mail) for three references. Candidates considered for the Assistant Professor rank must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to the Department of Chemistry (by e-mail to - preferred) or by paper mail. Priority will be given to complete applications received by November 1, 2017. However, we will continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled.

The University of Cincinnati is an urban, public, comprehensive Research I institution committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining an academically and culturally diverse faculty. The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. In a continuing effort to foster diversity on our campus, we actively encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, people of diverse sexual orientations/identities, and others who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.

Proposed Start Date: August 15, 2018 or as negotiated



The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

REQ: 21481