Bioanalytical Chemistry Assistant Professor Position

Charlotte, North Carolina
Nov 20, 2017
Jan 19, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time



The University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in BIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. The successful applicant is expected to be engaged in the academic community of the Department of Chemistry and the interdisciplinary Nanoscale Science Ph.D. program. Appointment to the position will be effective August 15, 2018. Required qualifications: a Ph.D. in chemistry or related area; relevant postdoctoral, academic, or industrial experience; a strong publication record; a commitment to establishing a productive, externally funded independent research program; and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The applicant should be prepared to fulfill departmental needs in quantitative and instrumental analysis courses. We welcome applications from chemists who will incorporate diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their work as a faculty member and who will develop collaborations in nanoscale science initiatives through participation in any of the interdisciplinary research programs in the life and health sciences within the department or on campus. Please visit the Chemistry Department website ( for additional information.

Applications must be made electronically at (position number 2765) and must include: (1) a letter of interest that addresses the requirements for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) detailed descriptions of research plans (approximately 6 pages, excluding references); (4) a statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests (approximately 2 pages); and (5) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference on appropriate letterhead stationary forwarded (in PDF format, if sent electronically) on their behalf to: Chemistry Search Committee; Department of Chemistry, UNC Charlotte; 9201 University City Blvd.; Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, or via e-mail to Ms. Deborah Howard ( Review of applications will begin December 4, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the search may be directed to Dr. Jerry Troutman ( Finalists will be expected to discuss how their qualifications, experience and professional background have prepared them to incorporate diversity and inclusion into their teaching, research, and service activities.

UNC Charlotte is a rapidly growing doctoral-granting urban university located in the largest metropolitan area between Washington DC and Atlanta. The University is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus. Over 29,000 culturally diverse students currently are enrolled at the University. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences houses 20 departments in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and natural sciences, as well as 25 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It offers eight doctoral degrees, 36 master's degrees and graduate certificates, and 32 undergraduate degrees. Known for its commitment to the professional development and education of students, the Department of Chemistry offers B.A, B.S. (ACS certified) and M.S. degrees. Chemistry Department faculty supervise doctoral students in the Nanoscale Science Ph.D. program and other interdisciplinary programs. The Chemistry Department promotes an inclusive environment in which diversity is valued, understood and incorporated in the full range of departmental activities. UNC Charlotte is a member of The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium of the Carolinas (HERC of the Carolinas), an excellent resource for dual hires.