Organic Chemistry Tenure-Track Full-Time Faculty Position

Cleveland State University
Cleveland, Ohio
Commensurate with Experience
Nov 30, 2018
Dec 30, 2018
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at Cleveland State University invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Synthetic Organic Chemistry starting August 19, 2019. The Department of Chemistry offers B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, a M.S. degree in Chemistry, and a Ph.D. degree in Clinical-Bioanalytical Chemistry, which is jointly administered with the Cleveland Clinic. The Ph.D. program in Clinical Chemistry accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Clinical Chemistry.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field; post-doctoral or equivalent research experience in qualifying fields.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or a closely related area. A record of publication in appropriate peer-reviewed journals, experience/success in obtaining grants; good communication and interpersonal skills; evidence of ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community; potential to collaborate with PIs in the department, university, and community partnerships at the Cleveland Clinic/CWRU. Potential for success in obtaining external funding; and documented teaching experience/excellence in teaching undergraduate chemistry courses and graduate courses in organic chemistry. For information about the Chemistry Department, visit the web site at

Duties: The faculty member hired is expected to establish an independent, externally-funded research program; supervise graduate and undergraduate research; teach undergraduate chemistry and graduate courses in organic chemistry; enrich the research components of the doctoral clinical chemistry program; and provide departmental and university service.

Applications will be exclusively accepted online through the CSU Human Resources website at Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research plans, and description of the applicant’s teaching interests and qualifications. During the online application process, the applicant will be asked to provide names and contact information (including an email address) for three referees, each of whom will be asked to upload a letter using a link that will be emailed to him or her. Applicants and referees are requested to include the applicant’s surname in all submitted PDF files. Review of applications will commence on January 31, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries only to Dr. Bin Su, Search Committee Chair, at orgchemfacsearch@csuohio.ed. CSU offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and competitive start up fund package. Hiring is contingent upon the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Any offer of employment is contingent on the University’s verification of credentials (including evidence of a PhD) and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disable status, or genetic information.