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Tenure-track Faculty Positions in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Texas Tech University - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Lubbock, Texas
Negotiable plus benefits.
Closing date
Oct 3, 2022

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The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Texas Tech University invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level; however, other ranks will also be considered. The positions will be in the areas of Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry, broadly defined. For all three positions, a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field is required, with postdoctoral experience preferred. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independent, well-funded research program and have a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding or who have clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. Adherence to robust safety practices and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations are responsibilities of all TTU employees. Located in Lubbock, Texas, Texas Tech University is a state-supported National Research University Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a Carnegie R1: Highest Research Activity classification. It has an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, and is one of the major multidisciplinary universities in the Southwest. The Lubbock metropolitan area is home to more than 250,000 people and features sunny weather and affordable housing.

All applications must be submitted online. Online application can be made at for faculty requisition numbers 29354BR (Analytical), 29353BR (Organic), or 29355BR (Biochemistry), respectively. Or, use the corresponding direct links, 

Analytical: ,


Or Biochemistry: .

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy, a statement of current and proposed research, and a statement of diversity and inclusion. Applicants must also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to Faculty Search Committee, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Box 41061, Lubbock, TX 79409-1061 ( Evaluation of applications will begin on September 30, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

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