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Assistant Professor, Chemistry or Biochemistry

UT Arlington
Arlington, Texas, located in the heart of the Dallas and Fort Worth metroplex
Competitive salary
Closing date
Dec 9, 2022



The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Science, the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2023. Candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a closely related area and post-doctoral experience. We seek outstanding candidates within the broad area of Sustainable Chemistry. The search is open to candidates in all chemistry areas with research interest and focus on the development and application of sustainable materials and processes. Candidates from under-represented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

University Information

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of approximately 46,000 students, UTA is the largest institution in North Texas and the second largest in the UT System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution and as a Texas Tier One institution. In 2021, UTA received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for its deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and No. 1 in Texas for the number of degrees awarded to African American students (Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2021). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has the fifth-most ethnically diverse undergraduate population in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is among the top 50 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023), and its approximately 250,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 23 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to the UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Department and College/School Information

The UTA Chemistry and Biochemistry Department offers many specialized undergraduate degree programs that offer an excellent foundation in chemistry and biochemistry, and our graduate programs provide advanced training in a collaborative research environment which has the Carnegie Classification’s highest rating: R1 Doctoral Universities – very high research activity. The UTA Chemistry and Biochemistry Department hosts 21 tenure and tenure-track faculty conducting highly innovative and collaborative research. Guided by its Strategic Plan 2025: Bold Solutions/Global Impact, the University fosters interdisciplinary research and education within five broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable communities, global environmental impact, data-driven discovery and culture and society transformations. Its strategic location in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex also offers a rich environment for industry-university collaboration in research and development. More information about the department can be found at: and

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 Diversity Statement

Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service as well as a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds. For more information on UT-Arlington’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion webpage.

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