Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry

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University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Compensation will commensurate w/ experience and includes full-time salary with full-time benefits.
Feb 09, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor, General Faculty (teaching track) position in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, to begin in the 2021-2022 academic year. The primary responsibilities involve instruction of large lecture courses in organic chemistry and biochemistry; experience teaching nursing students is a plus. 

Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience in organic chemistry and biochemistry courses. The successful candidate is expected to teach three courses per semester or their equivalent. Start date for the position is August 25, 2021.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and includes full-time salary with full-time benefits. The term of this appointment will be for three academic years with the possibility of renewal.

QUALIFICATION REQUIRMENTS: A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required by appointment start date. At least one year of post Ph.D. teaching experience and a commitment to teaching excellence.


Apply online at  and upload the following materials;

o   CV (please include awards, grants and other professional development activities)

o   Cover Letter (please include a summary of the applicant’s qualifications, interests, experience, and suitability for the position as well as a description of the candidate’s previous experience or potential to contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom, department, and/or university)

o   Names and contact information for three references

o   Statement of Teaching Philosophy and 2 example syllabi from previous courses taught

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on March 5, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. 

For questions about the position, please contact, Charles Grisham, at

For questions about the application process, please contact, Rich Haverstrom, at

For information on the benefits available to members of the academic faculty at UVA, visit

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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