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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Chemistry – Bioinorganic Chemistry

FAU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Boca Raton, Florida
Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing date
Dec 18, 2022

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry – Bioinorganic Chemistry

Target Audience(s): Faculty

Institution: Florida Atlantic University

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Position Summary:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in bioinorganic chemistry, starting in the fall 2023. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent, nationally, and internationally recognized extramurally funded research program in his/her area of expertise. There are multiple opportunities for collaboration in the department and at various interdisciplinary programs across the university.

The department is particularly interested in research areas including, but not limited to, metal-based therapeutics, diagnostics, and the roles of metals, metalloproteins, or other inorganic compounds in human health and disease. In addition to establishing a productive research program, the successful candidate is also expected to engage in scholarly activity related to teaching, including mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry.

Diversity and Inclusion are core values of the Department of Chemistry. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to diversity of thought in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Informal inquiries can be addressed to: Dr. Deguo Du, Chair of the Search Committee, ( Review of applications will begin January 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is part of a major strategic hiring initiative in the Charles Schmidt College of Science that will build on our areas of strength in Environment, Health, and Data Science. More information on our hiring initiative can be found at:

More information about the College of Science can be found at:

Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry or biochemistry or a closely related discipline is preferred at the time of application. Post-doctoral experience is strongly preferred. Candidates should have a strong publication record commensurate with their experience, demonstrated potential for establishing programs of extramurally funded and independent research, and clear promise of excellent instructional capacity. Candidates should demonstrate skill in the understanding of cultural differences and be able to foster and create educational opportunities where all student populations thrive.

FAU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans’ status or any other characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-6057, TTY/TDD 711.

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