Assistant Professor

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 29, 2021

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  The School of Chemical and Biomolecular Sciences seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the interdisciplinary area interfacing biochemistry and other core areas of chemistry, including organic, inorganic/materials, and analytical, starting August 16, 2022.

The School offers Ph.D., M.S., B.S. and B.A. degrees in all major areas of chemistry.  The selected individual will join a vibrant and interdisciplinary School that has enjoyed continued success in obtaining major (NIH/NSF/DOE/DOD) federal funding, including 6 NSF CAREER awardees and 1 NIH MIRA winner on the current faculty. The selected candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally-funded research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate researchers, and teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biochemistry/chemistry or closely related field, be able to teach biochemistry and/or other chemistry core courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have at least one year of postdoctoral research experience, and show strong potential to engage in research that leads to publications in high quality journals. 

Applications may be submitted online at .  A letter of application is required and should be uploaded to your application along with a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans (3-5 pages), and statement of teaching philosophy and interests. References (please list 3 on the application) will be sent an email to upload a letter of reference. Please advise your references that the email will come from

Review of applications will commence Oct. 31, 2021, and continue until filled. 

SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism, discrimination and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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