Assistant or Associate Professor

Departments of Chemistry and/or Physics and Astronomy, Mississippi State University, Mississippi
Salary plus benefits
Oct 16, 2019
Dec 15, 2019
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Mississippi State University invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor with appointment in one or both sponsoring departments to start in the fall of 2020. Candidates with research interests in the areas of optoelectronic materials synthesis, structure property/performance, computational modeling, and/or device integration for target applications including, but not limited to; energy conversion, nanotechnology, biomedical, and information technologies are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, or related field, a demonstrated record of research accomplishments, and a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate will exhibit the capability and strong desire to work with interdisciplinary, multi-institutional teams within Mississippi’s Center for Emergent Molecular Optoelectronics (CEMOs:

Available departmental and institutional resources include an NMR facility, an X-ray crystallography facility, a high-resolution mass spectrometry lab, the Institute for Imaging and Analytical Technologies, and the High Performance Computing Collaboratory. Application review will begin October 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must apply online at and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research plans, and a statement of teaching interests. In addition, inquiries and three letters of recommendation should be sent to

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