Assistant Professor

San Antonio, Texas
Assistant Professor
Oct 15, 2019
Nov 14, 2019
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Physical
Job Type
Full time


Tenure Track Faculty position in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio ( invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position beginning fall 2020. UTSA is a vibrant and growing campus with a diverse faculty focused on scholarship and the education of a multicultural community of students. Candidates must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a culturally diverse urban population and be willing to contribute to UTSA’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for Student Success. Candidates from all subdisciplines of chemistry are welcome to apply especially those with expertise in Biochemistry or Physical Chemistry.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry/Biochemistry or a related field with postdoctoral experience desirable. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, (1) scholarly activities entailing the development of a robust, externally funded research program, (2) teaching courses to a diverse student body at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (3) participation in institutional service activities. Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants can submit their application package (as a single PDF file) to the STARs website at The application package should include: (1) a cover letter indicating the candidate’s qualifications, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) a statement of research plans and teaching philosophy, including a discussion on the role diversity and inclusion plays in an academic environment (5-7 pages). Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to Those applicants selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire. The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.