The University of Florida in Florida

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted September 2, 2015
Type Tenured, tenure track
Employment Type Full-time
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Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida is seeking applicants for the Kenan Professorship, a tenure-track nine-month faculty position with an approximately $2 million endowment that generates sizeable research funds for the holder to begin January 2016 or later. The research area is open, although to complement other initiatives in the department, we have a preference for scholarship within the very broadly defined areas of analytical, inorganic, materials, physical or theoretical chemistry. The pursuit of biologically relevant problems within any of these contexts is certainly welcome.

The successful candidate will have an established, internationally recognized research program and a strong demonstrated record of combining scholarship and teaching.

Advertised Salary:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates will be considered at the full professor level and must have a Ph.D. in a relevant area.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted through UF Jobs. Each application must include a cover letter summarizing qualifications, a curriculum vitae, ongoing research and teaching directions and the names of three references.

Send any questions you have on the position or the application process to Professor Daniel R. Talham, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, P.O. Box 117200, Gainesville, FL 32611-7200 or email

Complete applications must be received for full consideration. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.

Final candidates will be required to provide official transcripts to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Health Assessment Required: No

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