Assistant Professor

The University of Texas at Arlington
Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
Full time position with benefits
Sep 04, 2019
Nov 03, 2019
Biological Organic Chemistry
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological, Organic
Job Type
Full time

The University of Texas at Arlington
Tenure Track Position in Biological Organic Chemistry/Chemical Biology
Position ID: F00153P

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UT Arlington seeks applications to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2020; however, more senior candidates with exceptional track records will also be considered. Candidates must have a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related area and significant post-doctoral experience. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and service. We are deeply committed to increasing diversity and especially encourage applications from women and minority scholars.

Applicants must initiate and maintain an externally funded research program and teach effectively in the graduate and undergraduate organic chemistry or biochemistry curriculum. All areas of experimental organic chemistry will be considered, but those research programs proposing to use bioorganic or chemical biology approaches to address problems related to health and the human condition are preferred.

UTA is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a projected global enrollment of over 58,000, it is one of the largest institutions in the state of Texas. Guided by its Strategic Plan 2020: Bold Solutions/ Global Impact; UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and education within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. Its strategic location in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex, offers a rich environment for industry-university collaboration in research and development. Several major league sports teams, museums, and high-end performing arts centers make living and working in the metroplex a pleasure.

More information about the department and its activities can be found at and

Applicants must apply online at A complete application includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) summary of current and proposed research (five pages), 3) statement of teaching interests (one page), and 4) names and email addresses of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas Arlington to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. A criminal background check on finalists is required.