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Assistant/Associate/Professor - Tenured Track Position

Augusta University
Augusta, Georgia
Closing date
Dec 31, 2021

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Augusta University’s Department of Chemistry and Physics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level or higher in Analytical Chemistry, with research interests that align with biomolecular science, to begin in the fall of 2022. A doctorate in Analytical Chemistry or a related field and postdoctoral experience are required. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability for success in research with a strong potential to establish a robust, extramurally funded, and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate should have a commitment to teaching excellence and is expected to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills. Salary and startup package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The department encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

The Department of Chemistry and Physics offers an ACS-approved BS chemistry program, a BA in chemistry, and a MS in Biomolecular Science with a concentration in Medicinal Chemistry. The department also houses the Chemical and Biomolecular Analysis Facility which includes a Bruker 500 MHz NMR (Triple Resonance CryoProbe, HR-MAS and BBP), Bruker 300 MHz NMR (QNP), Agilent LC MS, SCIEX UPLC-triple quadrupole MS, Shimadzu HPLC with fluorescence detection, Agilent GCMS, Cary 5000 UV-vis spectrometer, Nicolet iS50 FTIR spectrometer with Raman accessory, Jasco dichrometer, Perkin Elmer ICP-OES, Metrohm ion chromatograph, Horiba spectrofluorometer, differential thermal analysis, and XRD instruments. There are 13 additional core facilities available at the university, offering further instrumentation and services to support research. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs by teaching lecture and/or laboratory courses based upon expertise, program needs, and interest.

Augusta University is one of four research universities in the University System of Georgia and the state’s only public academic medical center, offering 152 degree programs from bachelor’s to doctoral. Augusta, Georgia is the cultural center of the region, site of the Masters Golf Tournament, and home of the Georgia Cyber Center. In 2021, the College relocated to a newly constructed science building on the Health Sciences Campus in close proximity to the Medical College of Georgia, Dental College of Georgia, and Georgia Cancer Center. The university is near Fort Gordon, home of the U.S. Army’s Signal Corps, Cyber Center of Excellence, Cyber Command, and NSA-Georgia. The Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site and Savannah River National Laboratory are nearby.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy highlighting high-impact teaching practices, planned research agenda, and a list of three references. Because diversity and inclusion are an important part of Augusta University’s mission, candidates should include a paragraph in their cover letter indicating how diversity and inclusion figure into their past, present, and future teaching, research, and community engagement. Applicants with degrees from an institution located outside the United States must provide an educational/credential evaluation. Send all requested documents as a single PDF file to Angela Hill ( and complete the electronic application form at  Questions concerning the search may be directed to Dr. Angie Spencer (

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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