Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada
Jan 11, 2019
Feb 10, 2019
Field of specialization
Analytical, Education
Job Type
Full time

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry, College of Sciences [R0106586]


UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.  For more information, visit us on line at:


The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


The new faculty member will be expected to:  a) contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching in Analytical Chemistry, b) develop a vigorous externally- funded research program in an area of Analytical Chemistry (analytical, bioanalytical, forensic, or environmental), c) engage in service to the University and community, and d) mentor undergraduate and Ph.D. students in research.

The new faculty member will primarily teach existing courses in analytical chemistry:  undergraduate Quantitative Analysis, Instrumental Analysis and General Chemistry; and, graduate Advanced Instrumental Analysis - Inorganic, Advanced Instrumental Analysis -Organic, and Quality Assurance and Statistics. 

In the application letter we encourage you to address how you would propose to be successful in these teaching and research areas. 


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related analytical discipline (bioanalytical, forensic, or environmental). The successful candidate must possess a proven record of research accomplishments and post-doctoral research training or equivalent research/industrial experience. 


Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.  Position is contingent upon funding. 


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, a 1-page synopsis of the research that you would propose to conduct at UNLV, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on December 14, 2018.  Materials should be addressed to Professor Vernon Hodge, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or


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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.