Faculty - Chemistry & Biochemistry

Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 19, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty Tenure Track- 9-mo

Chemistry & Biochemistry

[Job #999422]

Kent Campus – Kent, OH

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kent State University-Kent Campus seeks to fill a tenure track faculty position in Organic Chemistry.  The successful candidate will need to engage in one or more of the following broadly defined areas of study: advanced organic bio-materials, bio-polymers, and/or DNA-based nanostructures for use as nanomedicines. The successful candidate is expected to establish a highly productive, extramurally funded research program; direct theses and dissertations; and exhibit a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. The ideal candidate will engage in collaborative research and have a research agenda that includes integration into the newly formed Brain Health Research Institute or Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University.

Minimum Requirements: a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field and at least one year of post-doctoral experience.

Salary and startup funds are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications and prior experience. 

Application Process: Applicants should apply online at https://jobs.kent.edu  and upload the cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of plans for future research, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy.  Applicants should provide contact information for three references and should send unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts and arrange for direct submission of three letters of recommendation directly to chem@kent.edu or by mail to Chair, Search Committee, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, PO Box 5190 Kent OH 44242-0001. Review of applications will begin April 22, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. 

For a complete description of this position and to apply online, visit our jobsite at https://jobs.kent.edu

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