Assistant Professor - Chemistry

Washington University in St. Louis in Missouri

Deadline October 15, 2014
Date Posted August 19, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Chemistry Assistant Professorship.  The Department of Chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis seeks to make a faculty appointment to begin in the fall of 2015 in bioorganic, polymer, or biomaterials chemistry, broadly defined.  The position is available at the assistant-professor level.  The duties of the position include teaching assigned courses, including organic chemistry at the second-year undergraduate level, applying successfully for extramural research grants, conducting research, publishing research results in peer-reviewed journals, advising students, performing assigned committee work, and participating in appropriate university service.  The development and maintenance of an outstanding research program and excellence in the teaching of core chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree at the time of appointment. 



Applications should consist of a curriculum vitae and one or more concise research proposals.  These documents are to be submitted in electronic form as PDF (portable document format) files to with the following in the subject line:  Bioorganic, Polymer, or Biomaterials Chemistry Position.  Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to, with signed originals sent to:


Chemistry Faculty Search Committee

Department of Chemistry, Washington University

One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1134

St. Louis, MO  63130-4899

[FAX no. (314) 935-4481]


Completed applications for the position must be received by 15 October 2014 to ensure inclusion in the initial review.  However, applications received later will also be considered until the search is concluded.


Washington University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action employer.  Individuals from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.


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