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Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry, Tenure-Track

Ohio University
Athens, Ohio
Salary is commensurate with experience and credentials and is accompanied by university benefits.
Closing date
Jan 7, 2023

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Research-Basic, Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Ohio University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position as an Assistant Professor with research interests in the area of physical chemistry as broadly defined. A Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry or Chemistry or related field by the time of the appointment, with significant post-doctoral experience will be considered favorably.

The selected candidate will be expected to establish a nationally prominent and externally funded research program and to teach courses in their area of expertise at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants must apply online at,

Please complete the online application and attach the required documents. Required documents include:

  1. Detailed cover letter
  2. CV
  3. Detailed Statement of Research Interest(s)
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy.

Additionally, applicants will be prompted to key-in contact information of at least three reference letter providers who will receive an invitation via email to upload a letter of reference using a provided unique link.

The position will remain open until filled, but is scheduled to close on January 31, 2023. Review of applicants will begin on January 31, 2023; therefore, for full consideration, please apply by that date.

About the Department:
The department has just moved into a purpose-built chemistry building with ample new laboratory space. We invite you to join a vibrant department working together to further discovery, as well as graduate, and undergraduate education. A productive postdoctoral research experience will be considered favorably. For additional information about our Department, please see

Ohio University Fast Facts:
Ohio University is the oldest public university in the state of Ohio. At Ohio University, we are proud to be ranked No. 1 in the state (and among the top 35 in the nation) for value. It’s not only our all-encompassing, fixed rate tuition and fees, it’s also the career outcomes we generate for students by ensuring every student has a set of experiences that prepare them for life after graduation. Our total enrollment is over 28,000 students across the state and online. About 20,000 of those students are undergraduates studying at our residential campus in Athens—our quintessential college town that’s nestled deep in the Appalachian foothills of beautiful Southeast Ohio. No matter what you’re passionate about, we have something for everyone. You can have it all here at OHIO. Browse through more facts about Ohio University at this link:

Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Established in 1804, the University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio and the first in the Northwest Territory. Located in the scenic Appalachian foothills, its classic residential campus in Athens is one of the most attractive in the nation.

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