Two Tenure-Track Chemistry Positions

Furman University
Greenville, South Carolina
Aug 07, 2017
Sep 06, 2017
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Two Tenure-Track Chemistry Positions

The Department of Chemistry at Furman University invites applications to fill two open-rank, tenure-track positions to begin in August 2018. One position is in the area of biochemistry and one is in any area of chemistry that complements the current research areas of the department. Applicants must hold a Ph. D. in chemistry or biochemistry with postdoctoral experience strongly preferred.


Furman has a strong history of excellent teaching and mentoring, including a vigorous year-round research program with undergraduate students. In support of this program, the department maintains state-of-the-art research facilities with instrument holdings matching that found at many Ph. D. granting institutions. The successful candidate is expected to establish a world-class undergraduate research program and be an excellent classroom instructor. The department is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. For more information and to apply, you are directed to the following sites:


Biochemistry position - .

Open chemistry position - .


Required application materials:

1) A cover letter addressing your qualifications and commitment to a research active, undergraduate program. Include a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values (2 pages max);

2) a curriculum vitae;

3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts;

4) a combined statement of teaching and research philosophy (2 pages max);

5) a detailed research plan (4 pages max); and 6) the names and contact information of three references.


Review of completed applications will begin on September 25.