Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Sustainable Chemistry

University of Cincinnati Main Campus Location
Sep 26, 2017
Nov 24, 2017
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati seeks applications to fill a tenure-track position in the research area of sustainability as it relates to chemistry, energy, health and/or the life sciences. Research areas of interest may include energy storage, biofuels, solar energy, green chemistry, water, health and materials related to these areas, however we will consider creative candidates who show promise in any area related to sustainability. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in chemistry or closely related field.  An ideal candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program that applies innovative approaches to address problems in sustainable chemistry.  The successful candidate will play a critical role in developing a growing focus on sustainable chemistry 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.

TO APPLY:   In order to be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically via our online hiring system at https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Assistant-Professor (Requisition #22713).  In addition to the online application, candidates should 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 must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to the Department of Chemistry (by e-mail to: chemsearch@ucmail.uc.edu - preferred) or by paper mail.  Priority will be given to complete applications received by November 15, 2017.  However, we will continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled. 

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.