Open Tenure Track Faculty Position in Chemistry (APPLY NOW)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Mississippi, located in Oxford, Mississippi, invites applications for a Tenure Track Faculty Position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level open to any area of CHEMISTRY to begin in August 2022. Outstanding individuals with expertise complimenting active programs in the Department are strongly encouraged to apply. Areas of specialization could include but are not limited to biochemical, analytical, organometallic, and energy-related research. Multidisciplinary researchers across two or more of these areas are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and relevant postdoctoral experience in chemistry or a closely related field.

The Department has 18 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 7 teaching faculty, and over 50 graduate students. The successful candidate is expected to establish a nationally recognized, externally funded research program and demonstrate excellence in teaching. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an adequate applicant pool is established. Applications must be submitted online (https://careers.olemiss.edu) and should include a cover letter, a current CV, research plans, and a teaching philosophy statement. Because diversity is essential to fulfilling the University’s mission, applicants should specify within their application how their teaching, scholarship, and service will contribute to a diverse and inclusive community. The University of Mississippi is committed to building an inclusive and diverse university community as outlined in its Pathways to Equity plan (https://chancellor.olemiss.edu/pathways-to-equity). During the online application process, applicants will be prompted to provide the names and email addresses of three professional references that will provide letters of recommendation. The University of Mississippi has a Carnegie classification of R1 and is rated a “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.

Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is the flagship university for the state of Mississippi. A world-class public research university, the institution has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and innovative research. With more than 21,500 students, Ole Miss is the state’s largest university, with a major medical school, a nationally recognized law school and 15 academic divisions. It has been ranked as one of America’s best college buys by Forbes and one of the best places to work by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The university’s Honors College has been named one of America’s finest.