Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Nov 02, 2018
Jan 01, 2019
Physical Chemistry
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 Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor (Physical Chemistry) position effective August 2019. Areas of interest are physical chemistry, biophysical chemistry and/or computational chemistry. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate chemistry courses for majors and non-majors, develop a scholarly research program involving undergraduate students, advise undergraduate students, and participate in service (internal as well as external). The Division awards an ACS-Certified Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, a non-ACS-Certified Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. The Division maintains an array of modern instrumentation including Bruker 400 MHz NMR spectrometer with an autosampler, Nicolet iS50 FTIR spectrometer with ATR-FTIR accessories, Shimadzu QP2010SE GCMS, Shimadzu LC-20AB HPLC with PDA/fluorescence detection systems, Jasco FP-8600 spectrofluorometer, Perkin-Elmer Lambda 750 UV/Vis/NIR spectrometer with 60-mm integrating sphere accessory, TA Q50 TGA, and TA Q20 DSC.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry is required at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, or Computational Chemistry.

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

Contact information:
Dr. Anselm Omoike, 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.