Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Lincoln, Nebraska
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Sep 07, 2018
Nov 09, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek an individual with expertise in mass spectrometry to increase use of the newly enhanced chemistry mass spectrometry facility, including a recently installed 15T FT-ICR (, for investigating cutting edge biological questions at the molecular level. The successful candidate will complement current biomedical research expertise in the Department of Chemistry ( and the intercampus Nebraska Center for Integrated Biomolecular Communication ( Specific research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, mass spectrometry imaging, top down proteomics, protein structure and dynamics, and discovery metabolomics. The anticipated start date is August 2019.

UNL is a land grant institution with a strong commitment to research, teaching, outreach, and service and a Carnegie Foundation “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity” university committed to further strengthening its research standing. Minimum qualifications for the position include a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics or allied discipline and the ability to contribute to introductory level chemistry teaching as well as upper division and graduate level courses. Preferred qualifications include a strong record of scholarly activity, and strong evidence for the potential to develop an impactful, externally-funded research program.

For consideration, applicants must complete the on-line Faculty/Administrative form and submit application materials at, requisition F_180111. Applicants should attach a cover letter/personal statement, a curriculum vitae, a statement of proposed research and a statement of teaching philosophy (maximum of six pages combined as Other Document) and contact information for three references. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent by email to or to Search Committee, Attn: Rachel Darlington, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304. Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to:, or Search Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 545 Hamilton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304 (Fax: 402-472-9402).

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See DocuSign Envelope ID: 723330BD-36E7-4029-ACDD-15F2C2DA6C57