Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Spartanburg, SC
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 25, 2018
Dec 24, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

University of South Carolina Upstate

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment.  Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

Job Description: The University of South Carolina Upstate’s ACS-certified chemistry program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in the area of Biochemistry beginning August 2019. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses in biochemistry and introductory chemistry for majors and non-majors. Additional duties include developing a research program involving undergraduate students and participating in service activities. USC Upstate’s chemistry program, part of the Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering (NSE), comprises eight full time faculty members and offers both BS and BA degrees. The department is well equipped with teaching and research instrumentation which includes 400 MHz NMR, HPLC, GC/MS, IR, DSC, TGA, and a suite of spectrometers (UV, NIR, and Fluorescence).

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biochemistry or related field is required by August 15, 2019. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with relevant teaching experience and experience in mentoring undergraduate research are strongly encouraged to apply. Other valuable experiences include mentoring diverse student populations, post-doctoral training, and research scientist positions in industry.

Applicant Instructions: For a complete job description and to apply, go to:

Contact information:
Joshua V. Ruppel, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.