The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University invites applications for a
tenure-track, nine-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Experimental
Spectroscopy. All areas of fundamental and applied spectroscopic research will be considered.
As a Research I university and one of the nation's premier land, sea, and space grant
institutions, Auburn University is fully committed to creating a stimulating academic
environment for high-quality research and teaching excellence. The successful candidate is
expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program and teach at both the
graduate and undergraduate levels. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
are required. A Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related field and at least one year
of postdoctoral experience are required at the time employment begins. The successful
candidate must be eligible to work in the United States at the time employment begins and
continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment.
Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2021 and will continue until the position is
filled. All applicants should submit A) a cover letter, B) a curriculum vitae, C) a detailed
statement of research plans (not to exceed eight pages), D) a statement of teaching philosophy,
E) the names and contact information of three professional references, and F) a diversity,
equity, and inclusion statement describing how their past and/or planned contributions to
teaching, research, and/or service will serve to advance the mission of the College of Sciences
and Mathematics in creating an inclusive environment. Please see
https://www.auburn.edu/cosam/about/mission-vision-oied.htm for more information.
At the College of Sciences and Mathematics, we are committed to cultivating culturally
competent professionals. Our department is a welcoming and inclusive community of 28
research and teaching faculty and over 80 graduate students. We are committed to fostering
diversity among our faculty, staff, and student body, and we particularly encourage candidates
from historically excluded groups, such as women and underrepresented minorities, to apply.
Additional information about the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is available at:
http://www.auburn.edu/chemistry. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the
family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. For more information, please visit:
To apply for this position, please visit: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/25400.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive
and diverse community.