Assistant Professor

University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon (US)
August 17 2017
Organization Type

Physical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-related position in experimental physical chemistry to begin Fall 2018 or later at the anticipated rank of Assistant Professor. A PhD is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred.

We seek individuals studying problems of fundamental importance to experimental physical chemistry, which may also be applied uniquely to advance related chemical disciplines. We are especially interested in scholars who will enhance the department’s existing strengths in biophysical chemistry, materials related physical chemistry, spectroscopy, statistical mechanics and quantum chemistry. The potential for establishing a vigorous independent research program in experimental physical chemistry and active participation and excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels will be the most important criteria for selection. In addition to membership in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to pursue research in a variety of interdisciplinary institutes (see website:

We particularly welcome applications from scholars from populations that are historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

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To ensure full consideration, candidates should submit application materials by October 3, 2017 and upload a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans (maximum 10 pages), and a brief statement of teaching philosophy or interests (1-2 pages). Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by recommenders via the AcademicJobsOnline portal. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.