Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky, United States 40475
Oct 23, 2017
Nov 22, 2017
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Forensic Science Program in the Department of Chemistry at Eastern Kentucky University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Analytical Chemistry with appointment to begin August 15, 2018. Major teaching responsibilities will be in the area of analytical toxicology with an associated lab and supporting general and analytical chemistry courses (including instrumental analysis).

Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry or a related field, and a commitment to excellence in teaching, service and scholarly activity. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching or professional experience in analytical toxicology methodologies involving the detection and quantitative analysis of analytes in biological matrices. Additional priority will be given to individuals versed in the theory and operation of liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) instrumentation and validation of LC/MS/MS methods. Research expectations include the establishment of an independent research program commensurate with a master-level institution.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a letter of application, CV, teaching philosophy, and research plan through EKU's employment site at (search requisition #0621445).

Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, comprehensive, public university serving just under 17,000 students. Located in Richmond, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass Region of central Kentucky, an area consistently rated among the best places to relocate and raise a family, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. For additional information on Eastern Kentucky University, please visit

Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

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