Search for Assistant Professor of Inorganic/Organic Chemistry,

Utah State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Science


Posted: 24 August 2012

  • Position Announcement and Description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of Inorganic/Organic Chemistry at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2013.


  • Position Description, Qualifications and Requirements

Preference will be given to applicants with research interests at the interface of inorganic and organic chemistry, particularly in the areas of organotransition metal chemistry and catalysis. The successful candidate will have a research program that complements at least one departmental focus area (e.g. catalysis and mechanism, energy and the environment.)

Applicants must have earned a PhD in chemistry or a closely related discipline and postdoctoral experience is required. The position requires the development of a nationally recognized, externally funded research program, as well as teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The teaching responsibilities will periodically involve lower division courses in general or organic chemistry.

  • How to Apply

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a concise description of future research projects,  a description of how the research to be pursued complements existing research focus areas in the Department, a description of teaching experience and preferred teaching area(s), and the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Apply online at  (REQ ID 053389).


  • Evaluation Time Frame

Evaluation of applicants will begin October 24, 2012, and the posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Utah State University, located in Logan, Utah, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to assembling a diverse faculty. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


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