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Assistant or Associate Professor, Chemistry or Biochemistry, Tenure Track, Fall 2024

UT Arlington
Arlington, Texas, located in the heart of the vibrant and diverse Dallas and Fort Worth metroplex
Competitive salary
Closing date
Dec 5, 2023

The University of Texas at Arlington

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Assistant or Associate Professor

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Job Summary

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the College of Science, the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track status beginning Fall 2024. Exceptional candidates with a solid record of external funding and notable awards will be considered for Associate Professor rank. Candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a closely related area and postdoctoral experience. We seek outstanding candidates with research interests in synthetic inorganic chemistry. Successful applicants should expect to be highly research active and to develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program. Applicants are also expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds. Additional information regarding instrumentation, current research and faculty at UTA can be found at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry webpage

Benefits at UTA

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CBC Requirement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Tenure-track faculty are expected to initiate and maintain an externally funded research program and teach undergraduate and graduate chemistry and/or biochemistry courses.

Required qualifications

Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related area. Postdoctoral experience

Preferred qualifications

Expertise and interest in synthetic inorganic chemistry

Department and College/School Information

The UTA Chemistry and Biochemistry Department offers many specialized undergraduate degree programs that offer an excellent foundation in chemistry and biochemistry, and our graduate programs provide advanced training in a collaborative research environment which has the Carnegie Classification’s highest rating: R1 Doctoral Universities – very high research activity. The UTA Chemistry and Biochemistry Department hosts 22 tenure and tenure-track faculty conducting highly innovative and collaborative research. Guided by its Strategic Plan 2025: Bold Solutions/Global Impact, the University fosters interdisciplinary research and education within five broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable communities, global environmental impact, data-driven discovery and culture and society transformations. Its strategic location in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex also offers a rich environment for industry-university collaboration in research and development. More information about the department can be found at: and

University Information

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 30 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student body in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.          

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status.  The University also prohibits discrimination on the   basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.

ADA Accommodations

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email

Special Instructions to Applicant

To apply applicants should go to and submit the following materials:

Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter Unofficial Transcripts (required if degree is not in Chemistry or Biochemistry); 

Contact information for 3 references Statement of Research Plans (5 pages maximum); 

Statement of Teaching Interests and Philosophy (1-2 pages)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted by November 15, 2023.

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Robin Macaluso at

For more information about UTA, please visit: 

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