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Assistant Professor, Chemistry

University of West Florida
Pensacola, Florida
commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Oct 17, 2023

Job Details

The Chemistry Department at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL is seeking candidates with expertise in Chemistry for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment starting August 2024. The successful applicant will be expected to provide exceptional instruction at the undergraduate level, successful research with undergraduates, and perform other duties as required. Outstanding candidates in all areas of chemistry and interdisciplinary areas involving physical chemistry will be considered. Teaching assignments will be in the areas of Physical Chemistry (lecture and laboratory) and related fields.  The candidate must have a PhD in Chemistry from an accredited institution with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.  Preference will be for candidates who take computational approaches to address chemical problems, informed by a physical chemistry perspective, broadly defined. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research, and the names of three references at  Each application will be reviewed when completed, and this process will continue until the position is filled. Visit for information about UWF Chemistry.

Apply online at  Applicants should be prepared to attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research, and the names of three references to the online application.  Salary: commensurate with education and experience.  For the complete announcement and position description, including qualifications and experience, please see our website:

The deadline to apply is 10/15/23 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY).  A criminal background check is required for successful candidates.  E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.


The main campus of The University of West Florida is 1,600 acres of rolling hills and natural woodland along the Escambia River and is located ten miles north of downtown Pensacola, Florida. Its facilities have been designed to complement the natural forest and waterways. Currently, UWF enrolls more than 9,600 students in its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Professional Studies. The Chemistry Department offers both Bachelors in Science degrees accredited by the American Chemical Society, and Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. Please explore our website ( to find additional information about our programs, faculty, and department

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