Assistant or Associate Professor - Organic Materials Chemistry

Washington D.C.
Salary commensurate with rank.
Sep 20, 2018
Nov 19, 2018
Posting 56023
Field of specialization
Materials, Organic
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at the George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry beginning as early as Fall 2019 in Organic Materials Chemistry. The search, which is pending final budgetary approval, is open to all areas of organic materials chemistry, including polymers, “soft” or biodegradable materials and ionic liquids. Applications of organic materials for energy/environmental needs, green chemistry or biomedical systems and that complement the existing strengths of the department are of particular interest.  Successful Assistant Professor candidates are expected to develop a highly active, funded research program. Successful candidates at the Associate Professor level are expected to demonstrate a substantial record of scholarly achievement and national reputation in the field of their specialty and possess active funding.  The successful candidate is expected to advance the vision of the University and the Department as a leading global research University and is expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level.

Basic Qualifications for Assistant or Associate Rank: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or Doctoral degree in Chemistry or a related field by the date of appointment.

Application Procedure for Assistant or Associate Rank: Please complete an online faculty application at and upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, publication list, and statements of research and teaching interests. Recommendations from at least three references should be sent by the references to

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin October 22, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.