University of Illinois - Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty - Department of Chemistry

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Salary is negotiable
Aug 30, 2018
Oct 29, 2018
Field of specialization
Analytical, Inorganic, Materials, Organic, Physical
Job Type
Full time

Faculty Positions (Open Rank)

Department of Chemistry at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for open rank full-time tenure-track positions in all areas of chemistry.  Candidates will be expected to establish a high-quality, externally funded research program and have a commitment to outstanding graduate and undergraduate teaching.  Salary is negotiable.  Target start date is August 16, 2019.  A Ph. D. in Chemistry or a related field is required.  Applicants are expected to show clear evidence of excellence in research and teaching.

To apply, create your candidate profile through and submit application materials by October 24, 2018.  Applicants must submit the following: separate PDF files of your cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of proposed research and scholarship, and a brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy.  Do not add files to the drop down labeled “All Req Materials (One File) for AP & Faculty jobs”.  The online application will require names and contact information for three professional references.  Referees will be contacted electronically by the Department within 2 business days after submission of the application.  Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered.  You will be required to list the following:

            Teaching/Research Areas of Interest:

1. Primary Area of Interest (required)


2. Secondary Area of Interest (required)


3. Other Area of Interest


Please choose from the following area(s) of interest: analytical, chemical biology, inorganic, materials, organic, physical, and theoretical.

Please contact Chemistry Faculty Search Coordinator,, or 217-244-0565 if you have questions.  In order to ensure full consideration, application materials (in PDF format only) must be received by October 24, 2018.  Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.  

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