Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry - Analytical (REVISED)

Pikeville, Kentucky
Rank and salary will be based on qualifications
May 18, 2018
Jun 17, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of Chemistry with a background in analytical chemistry starting August 2018. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a small university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning. 

The successful applicant will be a have a doctorate in chemistry and is prepared to teach a variety of courses that are part of the University’s course offerings in Chemistry.  Teaching responsibilities may include general chemistry, quantitative analysis, and/or instrumental analysis. While most classes are offered face-to-face, the University does offer classes through other modalities including hybrid and fully online. Faculty may have part of their teaching load assigned to these other modalities. This position also requires advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with departmental activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.  A doctorate in chemistry is required.  Applicants with ABD status and within one year of completion will also be considered.  Undergraduate teaching experience is desired. 

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program. 

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please provide a cover letter and specifically address your teaching experience, skills and teaching philosophy as well as how you would create an environment of learning and excellence within our Division. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.