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Assistant Professor of Chemistry, AGF

Univeristy of Virginia- Department of Chemistry
Charlottesville, Virginia
Closing date
Oct 25, 2023

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

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Assistant Professor of Chemistry, AGF
University of Virginia: UVA Provost's Office: College and
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences: Chemistry
Charlottesville, VA
Open Date
Sep 13, 2023
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites
applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor, General Faculty (teaching track) position
in Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, to begin in the 2024-2025 academic year. This is a
three-year, tenure-ineligible appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon
available funding, satisfactory performance, and need for the position. The primary
responsibilities involve instruction of large lecture courses in organic chemistry and
biochemistry; experience teaching nursing students is a plus.
Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience in organic chemistry and
biochemistry courses. The successful candidate is expected to teach three courses per semester or
their equivalent. Start date for the position is August 25, 2024.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience and includes 9-month salary with full-time
benefits (there is also a possibility of summer term teaching for additional pay). The term of this
appointment will be for three academic years with the possibility of renewal.
A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field is required by appointment start date. At least one year of
independent teaching experience and a commitment to teaching excellence is required.
Application Instructions
To apply to this position please follow and upload the
following materials:
o CV (please include awards, a summary of courses taught [including topic and class size] and
other professional development activities)
o Cover letter of interest that includes a summary of your teaching interests and experience,
and how your skills and experiences could advance the University’s ambition to cultivate the
most vibrant community in higher education in order to prepare students to be citizen-leaders in
a diverse and globally connected world.
o Names and contact information for three references
o Statement of Teaching Philosophy (two pages) and an example syllabus from previous
courses taught
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2023, but the
position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new
hires prior to employment.
For questions about the position, please contact, Charles Grisham, at
For information on the benefits available to members of the academic faculty at UVA, visit
Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this
position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including
confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
Apply Now
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA
Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and the Claude
Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and
staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and
lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability,
gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race,
religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, and family medical or
genetic information.
The University of Virginia offers confidential Dual Career Services to partners of incoming
faculty candidates. To learn more, please visit


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