Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 22, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Science at American University invites applicants for a position at the rank of Research Assistant Professor to examine interfacial behavior in thin polymer films and polymer composites. The qualified candidate will work with Dr. Douglas Fox’s research group. The appointment is a 12-month term position and will commence on or after December 1, 2020, contingent on funding.

American University is a private institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For more information about American University, visit

Applicants must have a PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, or related field. Candidates with skills in analytical chemistry techniques, polymer synthesis, polymer composite processing, co-polymer synthesis, and materials characterization are desired. Preference will be given to those with experience in column chromatography, thermoset preparations, bioinspired composites, thin coatings, interfacial analysis, and electrochemistry.

Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and copies of 1 – 2 recent published papers or working papers. Please contact Dr. Douglas Fox, Professor, 202-885-1735 or if you have any questions.

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