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Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Augusta University
Augusta, Georgia
Closing date
Dec 11, 2022

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Field of specialization
Medicinal / Clinical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Augusta University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chemistry with a focus on Medicinal Chemistry to begin in the fall of 2023. A doctorate in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a closely related field and postdoctoral experience are required. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability for success in research and scholarship with a strong potential to establish a robust, extramurally funded, and nationally recognized research program. The successful candidate should have a commitment to teaching excellence and will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs by teaching medicinal chemistry and other lecture and/or laboratory courses based upon expertise, program needs, and interest. Salary and startup package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The department encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
The Department of Chemistry and Physics offers an ACS-approved BS chemistry program, a BA in chemistry, and a MS in Biomolecular Science with a concentration in Medicinal Chemistry. The department is located in a newly constructed science building on the Health Sciences Campus with numerous opportunities for collaboration due to close proximity to the Medical College of Georgia, Dental College of Georgia, and Georgia Cancer Center. The department also houses the Chemical and Biomolecular Analysis Facility which contributes to the robust core facilities and services that support the research enterprise at Augusta University (
Augusta University is one of four research universities in the University System of Georgia and the state’s only public academic medical center, offering 155-degree programs from bachelor’s to doctoral. Augusta, Georgia is the cultural center of the region, site of the Masters Golf Tournament, and nestled on the Savannah River, Augusta offers numerous recreational and cultural activities.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their interest in the position, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy highlighting high-impact teaching practices, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with postal and email addresses and telephone and fax numbers. To apply complete the electronic application form at Questions concerning the search may be directed to Dr. Thomas Crute (

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