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Multiple Professor Positions-Department of Chemistry

University of South Florida, Department of Chemistry
Greater Tampa Bay Area
Closing date
Oct 1, 2022

The Department of Chemistry at the University of South Florida is searching for three new tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in our department.

1). Applicants are sought for an Assistant Professor position who will establish a research program in biophysical chemistry, physical chemistry or inorganic chemistry (Position # 31234). Further details about the position and applications materials can be found at this link.


2). Applicants are sought for an Assistant Professor position who will establish a research program in organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, or biochemistry (Position # 31687). Further details about the position and applications materials can be found at this link.


3). Applicants are sought for a faculty position at the senior level (commensurate with experience) with research expertise in any area of chemistry that enhances or complements existing research strengths at USF, and who will additionally take on the role of Associate Chair of Chemistry for the St. Petersburg campus to lead the new undergraduate major in Environmental Chemistry (Position # 31276). Further details about the position and applications materials can be found at this link.


Each of these positions would be nine month faculty appointments to begin August, 2023, offering competitive salaries and start up packages.


For each position, review of completed applications will begin on October 1, 2023 and continue until the positions are filled.


Equal Employment Opportunity 


USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. 

USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, contact Paige Romero at or 813-974-4550, a minimum of five working days in advance. USF is an AA/EA/EO institution and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.


About USF 


The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.


About The Department of Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry is a cornerstone of the College of Arts and Sciences, spanning three campuses. It is one of the largest academic units within the University. The Department has 56 faculty and 4 core facility managers and serves more than 3,500 undergraduate majors and approximately 120 graduate students. Research strengths include the areas of materials and catalysis, medicinal chemistry and drug discovery, computational chemistry, and chemical education. Access to high field NMR, X-ray crystallography, proteomics, screening and LC/MS instrumentation and high-performance computing is provided through core facilities. The Department is dedicated to developing globally competitive undergraduate, graduate and professional programs as well as expanding its world-class interdisciplinary research portfolio. To learn more about the Department of Chemistry, please visit Chemistry | University of South Florida (


Working at USF 


With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.


To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.


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