Assistant Professor - Department of Chemistry

Tampa, Florida
October 05 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Posting Details
Department: Chemistry / 0-1213-000
College/Division: College of Arts and Sciences
Salary Plan: Faculty
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: Negotiable

The Department of Chemistry at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, invites applications for an Assistant Professor on a 9- month tenure track position, to begin August 2022 on the Tampa campus. The ideal candidate will establish a research program in biochemistry, physical chemistry or biophysical chemistry.

Organizational Summary
The Department of Chemistry is a cornerstone of the College of Arts and Sciences, and one of the largest academic units within the University. The Department has greater than 40 faculty including core facility managers and serves more than 3,500 undergraduate majors and approximately 150 graduate students. Research strengths include the areas of materials and catalysis, medicinal chemistry and drug discovery, computational chemistry, and chemical education. Access to high field NMR, X-ray crystallography, proteomics, mass spectrometry, LC/MS, screening instrumentation and high-performance computing is provided through core facilities. The Department is dedicated to developing globally competitive undergraduate, graduate and professional programs as well as expanding
its world-class interdisciplinary research portfolio. To learn more about the Department of Chemistry, please

Position Summary
The successful applicant is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that complements or strengthens existing research excellence within the department. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to the chemistry curriculum and provide undergraduate and graduate level teaching.

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in Biochemistry, Chemistry or a closely related field with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience.

Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 28621
Job Title Assistant Professor - Department of Chemistry
Job ID 28621
Posting Date: 09/30/2021
Posting End Date: 11/15/2021

How To Apply
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Apply online by completing the required information and attaching a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, detailed research plan, and teaching philosophy. All components must be compiled into one document to upload in your application. Only online applications are accepted for this position. According to Florida law, search records, including applications and search committee meetings, are open to the public. Please have your 3 professional letters of recommendation submitted to Ryan Jahn at Review of applications will begin 11/01/2021.