Faculty Position in Chemistry

VIrginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia
September 14 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Virginia Tech



The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in any area of chemistry, including analytical, biological, environmental, inorganic, materials, organic, physical, polymer, and theoretical/computational chemistry, with an intended start date of fall 2019 (TR0180111). The position is expected to be filled at the assistant professor level, but applicants at all ranks will be considered.


The successful candidate must establish an internationally recognized research program and be an effective teacher in graduate and undergraduate courses. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field is required; the degree is required at the time of appointment. Occasional travel to attend professional meetings and conferences is required, and University policy requires a criminal background check. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a description of research plans (not to exceed five pages), a statement of teaching philosophy (not to exceed two pages) and arrange for three letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted at www.jobs.vt.edu under the appropriate posting number TR0180111.


The Search Committee Chair is available to address any specific questions related to the position:

Professor Amanda J. Morris

Search Committee Chair

Department of Chemistry

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061



Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information about the position and the Department of Chemistry, visit http://www.chem.vt.edu.


Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Virginia Tech and within the Chemistry Department, as demonstrated by our commitment to the Virginia Tech Principles of Community (https://www.inclusive.vt.edu/Initiatives/vtpoc0.html). Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these Principles.


Virginia Tech is an AA/EEO employer and applications from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

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