Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

The University of Tennessee at Martin
Tennessee, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 19, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry & Physics at The University of Tennessee at Martin invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Organic Chemistry beginning August 1, 2021.  The ACS certified degree program and the department employs 13 full-time faculty and is poised to move into a new 120,000 sq. ft. Engineering & Science building in fall 2022.

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in organic chemistry by the start date and have experience using a variety of modern chemical instrumentation techniques. The candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses in general and organic chemistry, to include upper division in area of specialization. Other responsibilities include mentoring students in undergraduate research, instrument maintenance, and advising chemistry majors.

The position requires a strong commitment to teaching, an excellent background in chemistry, and outstanding English communication skills. 

Qualified applicants must attach a letter of application, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, proposed research with undergraduates, contact information for three references at least one of whom can assess the applicant’s teaching abilities, and unofficial transcripts of all academic work.  Send to:

Complete applications received by April 9, 2021 will receive full consideration.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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