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Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Artificial Intelligence Initiative

UF Dept of Chemistry
Gainesville, Florida
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience + Benefits
Closing date
Oct 27, 2021
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The University of Florida, Department of Chemistry, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Chemistry, broadly defined, as part of the UF Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative. Creative and energetic individuals who show promise or accomplishment in using data-driven and artificial intelligence-based approaches to solve the next generation of problems in rational design, synthesis, analysis and/or characterization of new molecular systems are encouraged to apply.  For more information on the initiative, see AI at UF | Artificial Intelligence Careers at UF ( The appointment will commence on August 16, 2022.   

Successful candidates are expected to conduct innovative research at the highest level and to establish an outstanding, independent, externally funded research program. We seek candidates with a record of excellence in research and scholarship and an ability to excel in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field; postdoctoral experience is desirable. For more information about the Department of Chemistry, please visit our website,

The University of Florida, ranked as the #5 public university, is one of the largest, most comprehensive, highest quality public research universities in the country. UF is a land grant, sea grant, and space grant university and home to the most comprehensive university health sciences facilities in the southeast. The Department of Chemistry seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Florida, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines and perspectives.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at; a complete application includes: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a description of proposed research projects, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (5) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled; applicants should have all materials submitted by then to ensure full consideration.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official graduate degree transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

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