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Tenure-Track Environmental Chemistry Position at Reed College

Reed College
Portland, Oregon
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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Field of specialization
Analytical, Environmental
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

The Chemistry Department and Environmental Studies Program invite applications for a tenure-track position in the field of Environmental Chemistry beginning in August 2023.  The successful candidate will offer courses in environmental and analytical chemistry, and contribute to interdisciplinary seminars in Environmental Studies team-taught with ES faculty from history and the social sciences. ( The successful candidate will also contribute to the co-curricular activities and intellectual life of both the Chemistry Department and the Environmental Studies Program. Excellent facilities for teaching and research are available, including a 400 MHz multinuclear NMR spectrometer, GC/MS, triple quadrupole LC/MS, and more (, supported by a full-time instrumentation chemist. Reed provides faculty with generous start-up funding and lab space to support their research. A Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment; postdoctoral experience is preferred, but not required.

Application materials (a cover letter, curriculum vitae, an outline of research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy) and three letters of reference should be submitted through Interfolio at Reed College is a community that is strongly committed to cultural and intellectual diversity as central to its academic mission ( In your cover letter, we request a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity statement. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by October 15, 2022 to guarantee full consideration. For further information about this position, or to address questions about your specific qualifications, please do not hesitate to contact the chair of the search, Dr. Kelly Chacón ( An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.


Reed College was founded in 1908 in Portland, Oregon, as an independent, coeducational, nonsectarian college of the liberal arts and sciences. Reed provides one of the nation’s most intellectually rigorous undergraduate experiences, with a highly structured academic program balancing broad distribution requirements and in-depth study in a chosen academic discipline. Social life at Reed consists of a wide variety of on- and off-campus opportunities for diversion, including art, music, theatre, lectures, movies, and sports. The list of activities and organizations is long and constantly growing—with every activity open to all.

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