Analytical and Biochemistry Assistant Professors

Northern Kentucky University, Newport
Salary based on current CUPA levels for the discipline
Sep 12, 2017
Nov 11, 2017
Field of specialization
Analytical, Biochemical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Northern Kentucky University (NKU) Department of Chemistry invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning August 2018: 1) Analytical chemistry; and 2) Biochemistry. For each position, a Ph.D. in chemistry (or biochemistry) is required and postdoctoral experience is highly preferred. The ideal candidates will have a strong interest in teaching and research involving undergraduates and a desire to belong to a collegial, vibrant department committed to excellence in the classroom, in the research lab and in P-12 outreach. The candidates will be expected to develop a research program suitable for undergraduate participation with a strong likelihood of external funding and can expect start-up research funds. Successful candidates may be eligible to be awarded the Dorothy Westerman Hermann or Ashland Endowed Professorships in Science. Visit for more information on the position. Complete applications will be submitted via and include a CV, statements of teaching interest and research plan, and a list of at least three references (letters will be solicited by NKU following application submission). Review of applications will begin in early October and continue until the position is filled. The NKU Department of Chemistry is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experiences in this area.

NKU, located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Our institution is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across disciplines and professional fields. For additional information on NKU visit

NKU seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.