Assistant Professor – Organic or Inorganic Chemistry - Job number: 09178

Morgantown, West Virginia
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Sep 10, 2018
Oct 09, 2018
Field of specialization
Inorganic, Organic
Job Type
Full time

The C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry at West Virginia University invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2019 in organic or inorganic chemistry, broadly defined. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or medicinal chemistry. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous and externally funded research program in an area of organic or inorganic chemistry that is complementary to existing research efforts in the department. Research activities at the interface of the biological sciences or catalysis and the ability to establish cross-disciplinary collaborations will be considered as an important asset. The successful applicant will also be expected to excel in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including in at least one of the traditional subdisciplinary areas of chemistry as identified by the American Chemical Society: Analytical, Biochemistry, Inorganic, Organic, and Physical Chemistry.

To apply, please visit, navigate to the position title listed above, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a succinct outline of future research plans, and a one page teaching statement.  In addition, arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent electronically to Review of completed applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.