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Assistant Professor, Molecular Synthesis

University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Closing date
Oct 22, 2022

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The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise in molecular synthesis to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 16, 2023. A Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field and relevant post-doctoral training are required.  Successful candidates are expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program and to have the ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses. Applicants with interests in all areas of synthetic chemistry are sought.  Proposed research programs that complement research interests of the Department and University are of particular interest. Detailed information about the Department and its facilities can be found at https// 




Applicants should apply online at and provide a curriculum vitae with a publication list, along with research plans and a teaching philosophy statement. In addition, arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the Chair, Molecular Synthesis Search Committee, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Box 870336, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 or sent electronically to Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Prof. Kevin Shaughnessy (, chair of the molecular synthesis search committee.  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications from women and members of groups traditionally underrepresented in chemistry are strongly encouraged.




The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Our mission is to advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state of Alabama, the nation and the world through the creation, translation, and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research, and service. We are fully committed to campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect, and a culture of inclusivity. The University of Alabama recognizes the challenges of balancing work and family life of its employees. We are fully committed to providing programs and resources that help address these needs, including employee wellness, dual career assistance, childcare, resources for new parents, eldercare, employee emergency relief funds, and leave policies. See and for more information.





University of Alabama, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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