Assistant Professor

Auburn University, Auburn
Tenure-track, nine month position
Sep 18, 2019
Nov 17, 2019
Field of specialization
Inorganic, Organometallic
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure­ track, nine-month position at the Assistant  Professor rank. Auburn University is an institution that is  both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence as one of the nation's premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. With this position, the department  is looking to fill research needs in inorganic/organometallic chemistry; candidates w ho can augment the department 's research initiatives in chemical biology are particularly encouraged to apply . The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program. In addition, the successful candidate must demonstrate  a commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive scholarly environment in teaching, research, mentoring, and service.


Duties also include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, thus excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required. A Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related field and at least one year of postdoctoral experience are required at the time employment begins. The selected candidate must also meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. on the date of appointment (August 2020) and must be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

All applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a detailed statement of research plans and a two-page statement of teaching philosophy which highlights a commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The applicant will also need to provide the names and contact information of three professional references. For more information about the College of Sciences and Mathematics and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, please refer to our website: / chemistry. Review of applications will begin on October 3 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is tilled. To apply for this position, visit:

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