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Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure/Tenure-Track) in Chemistry at Indiana University

Indiana University Department of Chemistry
Bloomington, Indiana
Closing date
Nov 19, 2023

The Department of Chemistry at Indiana University ( is seeking outstanding applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level to start in fall 2024. A Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field and postdoctoral experience are required.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a visible, externally funded research program. We anticipate making one hire to address research priorities in measurement science, including but not limited to analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, biophysics, and biochemistry, but outstanding applications in any subfield of chemistry will be considered, especially those that would increase the diversity of our faculty.


Primary teaching responsibilities will be consistent with the expertise of the successful candidate and will include both graduate and undergraduate courses.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.


We seek candidates who are committed to and have demonstrated excellence in scholarship. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and a substantial record of research accomplishments are required. Primary teaching responsibilities will be consistent with the expertise of the successful candidate and will include both graduate and undergraduate courses.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of future research plans, teaching statement, and diversity statement (1-2 pages about the candidate’s past, present, and future contributions to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion). The cover letter may include a description of other experiential knowledge that they feel is not conveyed in other parts of their application. More information about the application expectations, including the evaluation rubric, are available at

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Professor Stephen Jacobson, Faculty Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, 800 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405. 

The College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Chemistry are committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discriminations based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

In cases of candidates that would be eligible for a conditional offer of employment with tenure (usually Associate Professor appointments), before such an offer is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.


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