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Tenure Track Faculty, Experimental Physical/Analytical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Tennessee Knoxville invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the area of Experimental Physical/Analytical Chemistry, broadly defined, with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2018. The position is at the rank of Assistant Professor and requires a Ph.D. degree in chemistry, chemical physics or a closely related field, and at least one year of experience as a post-doctoral research associate. The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program, and to contribute to the Department’s missions of service and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Faculty members in our department have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers and unique facilities at the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), such as the Spallation Neutron Source and UT-ORNL Joint Institutes. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit application materials that include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans (maximum 10 pages), and a brief statement of teaching philosophy or interests (1-2 pages) as one pdf document to Furthermore, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.