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University of Houston
Houston, Texas
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 29, 2022

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The Department of Chemistry at the University of Houston (UH) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in experimental materials chemistry. The faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the Department of Chemistry, including possibly introductory general chemistry, and to perform cutting-edge research in experimental materials chemistry. To gain promotion to associate professor with tenure in the Department of Chemistry at UH, a faculty member is expected to garner peer-reviewed funding from a federal agency to support his or her research, publish a substantial number of papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals from research performed at UH, and establish a national reputation for excellence in research during his or her probationary period.  In addition to these criteria for research excellence, the Department expects the candidate to excel at teaching, as documented through teaching evaluations, and to serve on various Departmental, College, and University committees.

To apply, upload a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching interests and experience, summary of research plans (five pages maximum), all as PDF documents.  During the application process, the applicant will be prompted to provide the names and email addresses of three people to whom requests will be sent directly for letters of recommendation. The interview process will begin October 1 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars.  Additionally, the University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  


The University of Houston offers some 280 bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees through 12 interdisciplinary colleges. The university awards some 5500 degrees annually.

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