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UK Chemistry seeks candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position to start Fall 2019

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

University of Kentucky

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position to start Fall 2019.  We encourage candidates with research in the broad areas of biological chemistry or materials chemistry, as well as the ability to take advantage of collaborative opportunities in the Department and on-campus.  A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and postdoctoral experience (minimum of six months) is required.

Interested applicants should apply online at: Applicants must include the following: 1) CV, 2) Research Prospectus, including startup budget estimate and brief description of how the candidate will collaborate and deepen and broaden our strengths in materials or biochemistry (upload under Specific Request 1), 3) Statement of Teaching Experience and Philosophy (upload under Specific Request 2), and 4) a statement on inclusivity (upload under Specific Request 3): As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all.  In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity.  In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Questions about this search should be addressed to Mark Meier, Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky (

Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2018.  Deadline to apply is December 31, 2018.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.