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Assistant or Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry, Tenure-Track

University of Louisville Chemistry Department
Louisville, Kentucky
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Dec 25, 2023

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The Department of Chemistry at the University of Louisville (UofL) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in organic chemistry. Applicants from all areas of organic chemistry are encouraged to apply. In particular, chemical synthesis, methods development, catalysis, green chemistry, and organic materials align well with departmental ambitions. The successful candidate is expected to establish a high quality research program involving Ph.D. and M.S. students, teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in service activities.  The University of Louisville strives to foster and sustain an environment of inclusiveness. We seek candidates with the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the success of our diverse student communities.

To apply, attach one document containing a cover letter (max. 2 pages), a curriculum vitae, a research statement (max. 7 pages), a teaching statement (1 page), and statement addressing past and future plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (1 page) and arrange for 3 reference letters to be submitted by email to Applicants are also required to provide additional information via (job R103039). Review of applications will start on November 7, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The expected start date is July 1, 2024.

The Department of Chemistry is located on the Belknap Campus of UofL, three miles from downtown Louisville. UofL is a state-supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. In addition to the departments in natural sciences, UofL has a highly research-focused School of Medicine and the J.B. Speed School of Engineering for potential collaborations and synergistic activities. UofL has exciting research centers including the Brown Cancer Center, the Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research, the Center for Regulatory and Environmental Analytical Metabolomics, the Micro/Nano Technology Center, and the Electrooptics Research Institute and Nanotechnology Center. UofL hosts teaching and learning resources for innovative teaching practices, including the Delphi Center and the Belknap Academic Building fitted with the latest active learning technology.

The university is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and actively encourages candidates who can impact this mission through their research, teaching, and/or service.

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