Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Sep 25, 2017
Oct 25, 2017
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Organic Chemistry to begin August 2018. Candidates with research interests in experimental organic chemistry, broadly defined, are especially encouraged.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally visible, extramurally funded research program in experimental organic chemistry, broadly defined, including (but not limited to) synthetic organic, bioorganic, medicinal chemistry, materials chemistry, or supramolecular chemistry. The successful candidate will mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and teach courses in areas of their specialty and interest at both the graduate and undergraduate level. High-quality research and demonstration of high-quality teaching is required. The successful candidate will engage in service to the department via service on important committees and other departmental, university, and professional service as appropriate.

The candidate must possess an earned doctorate or a terminal degree in chemistry or a related field, and show a demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and high-quality research.

Marquette is a Jesuit, Catholic university and seeks candidates who will contribute to its mission, a statement of which can be found at Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Additional information about the university and department can be found at and

All applications for this position must be received through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system. Review of applicants will begin October 27, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. In addition to a current Curriculum Vitae, candidates must submit a detailed description of proposed research projects, startup needs including a budget, and a statement of teaching interests. In addition, the candidate should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to either (emails must come from the referee’s university/professional email account) or mailed to: Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Marquette University, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201.