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Assistant or Associate Professor - Organic Chemistry

Auburn University Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Auburn, Alabama
Closing date
Nov 11, 2023

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Auburn University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry.  Candidates in all areas of organic chemistry are encouraged to apply. Chemical synthesis, reaction methodology development, catalysis, physical organic chemistry, computational organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, enzymatic synthesis and chemical biology are areas that align well with departmental strengths and ambitions. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program. Duties also include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Thus, excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required.. A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, or a closely related field and at least one year of postdoctoral experience are required at the time employment begins. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States at the time employee begins and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.


Review of applications will begin October 15, 2023, and will continue until the position is


filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research plans and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references. The addition of an inclusion statement describing how past and/or planned contributions to teaching, research, and/or service will serve to advance the mission of the College of Sciences and Mathematics in creating an inclusive environment would be highly desirable..




At the College of Sciences and Mathematics, we are committed to cultivating culturally


competent professionals. Our department values diversity and is a welcoming and inclusive community of 28 research and teaching faculty and over 90 graduate students. Additional information about the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is available at: As an R1, Doctoral University and one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions, Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. For more information, please visit:




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Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.



The Auburn University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry consists of 24 faculty and approximately 70 graduate students. We offer B.S., B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees.

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