Faculty Position in Chemistry

Blacksburg, Virginia
Not specified
September 07 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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Faculty Position in Chemistry
Virginia Tech


The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in organic chemistry, broadly defined, with expertise in synthetic methodology, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, catalysis, and/or natural product synthesis, with an intended start date of Fall 2022.  The candidate will be encouraged to participate in the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery (https://www.vtcdd.science.vt.edu).

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field is required; the degree is required at the time of appointment. The successful candidate must establish an internationally recognized research program and be an effective teacher in graduate and undergraduate courses. We welcome applications from diverse, underrepresented candidates.

Applicants must submit application materials online at jobs.vt.edu in response to job number 517162. Application materials include a curriculum vita, a description of research plans (not to exceed five pages), a statement of teaching philosophy and plans (not to exceed two pages), and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 4, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Professor Webster Santos

Search Committee Chair

Department of Chemistry

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061


For further information about the position and the Department of Chemistry, please visit https://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.