Assistant Professor - Energy/Catalysis

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package
October 03 2018
Interfolio 38955
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Assistant Professor - Energy/Catalysis

The University of Florida, Department of Chemistry, invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the areas of Energy and Catalysis. The appointments will commence on August 16, 2019.    

The University of Florida is one of the largest, most comprehensive, top ten public universities in the country (U.S. News and World’s Report, 2018). UF is a land grant, sea grant, and space grant university and home to the most comprehensive on-campus academic health center in the southeast. Successful candidates will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, independent, externally-funded research program. We seek candidates with a strong academic background, a record of excellence in research, and an ability to excel in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

A record of excellence in research will be demonstrated by publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, strong endorsements by referees, and the teaching dossier, including a statement of teaching philosophy.

The Department particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities. For more information about the Department of Chemistry, please visit our website,

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at or and must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of proposed research projects, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by October 31, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

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 final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript 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 educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.