Open Rank - Chemistry Education Research

University of Louisville, Louisville
The position offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Feb 05, 2021
Mar 07, 2021
Job Id: 40437
Field of specialization
Education, General / Technical
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Louisville (UofL) seeks to hire a tenure/tenure track faculty member at open rank who will teach in and coordinate the General Chemistry curriculum and conduct high impact Chemistry Education Research (CER)

UofL is a state-supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area.  The Department of Chemistry is on the 287-acre Belknap Campus three miles from downtown Louisville.  UofL offers a School of Medicine and the J.B. Speed School of Engineering in addition to traditional natural sciences for potential collaborations and synergistic activities.  UofL hosts teaching and learning resources to support the development of new and innovative teaching practices, including the Delphi Center and the 165,000 sq. ft. Belknap Academic Classroom Building (BAB) fitted with the latest active learning environment technology.  There are exciting research centers on campus, including the Center for Regulatory and Environmental Analytical Metabolomics (CREAM), the Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research, the Micro/Nano Technology Center, and the Electrooptics Research Institute and Nanotechnology Center (ERINC). Discipline-based research in post-secondary chemistry education that is well-aligned with the current research strengths of the Department and/or that include potential interactions with these centers are a positive.  A Ph.D. in Chemistry is required.  Postdoctoral research and teaching experience are preferred.

The screening of complete applications will begin on March 1 and continue until the position is filled.  The expected start date is Fall 2021 or Spring 2022.  The position is subject to final budget approval.

To apply, attach one document containing a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy on-line at: (reference job ID 40437) and arrange for 3 reference letters to be submitted electronically to or by hard copy to:

Chemistry Education Search Committee Chair

Department of Chemistry

University of Louisville

2320 South Brook Street

Louisville, KY 40292

The University of Louisville has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education.