Charlotte, North Carolina
Compensation commensurate with experience
Oct 05, 2018
Dec 04, 2018
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applications and nominations for a tenure-track or tenured position in experimental Physical Chemistry, broadly defined, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful applicant is expected to engage in the academic community of the Department of Chemistry and the interdisciplinary Nanoscale Science Ph.D. program. For appointment at the Assistant Professor level, candidates are expected to be prepared to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students; and to teach undergraduate physical chemistry courses, and relevant courses at the graduate level. For appointment at the Associate Professor level, candidates are expected to have already established a productive, externally-funded research program; and be prepared to teach undergraduate physical chemistry courses, and relevant courses at the graduate level. We especially welcome applications from candidates who will collaborate in research and educational initiatives with colleagues in the Chemistry Department and other units on campus, and who will incorporate diversity and inclusion in all aspects of their work as a faculty member. Appointment to the position will be effective August 15, 2019.   

Applications must be made electronically at (position number 6143) and must include: (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a detailed description of research plans; (4) a statement of teaching; and (5) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference on appropriate letterhead stationary forwarded (in PDF format, if sent electronically) on their behalf to: Chemistry Search Committee; Department of Chemistry, UNC Charlotte; 9201 University City Blvd.; Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, or via e-mail to Ms. Deborah Howard ( are strongly urged to visit the Chemistry Department website ( for more information on application materials to be submitted.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the search may be directed to Dr. Tom Schmedake ( Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching and research.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. 

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.