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(Posted 8/30/2013)

Tenure-Track Position Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida announces a search for a tenure track faculty position to begin in Fall 2014.  The appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  The Department has a special interest in receiving applications from candidates with research interests in synthetic organic chemistry applied to methodology development, natural product synthesis, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry or materials.  In addition to contributing to the research, teaching and service missions of the Department of Chemistry, there are numerous opportunities for interactions both within the Department and campus-wide in the Colleges of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Medicine, Agriculture and Engineering.  Some of the centers of expertise and areas of traditional strength at the University of Florida include the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the UF Health Cancer Center, the McKnight Brain Institute and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.  Ph.D. required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications must be submitted through UF Gator Jobs at requisition number 0901676.  Each application must include: cover letter summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, proposed research, statement of teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation.  Questions on the position or the application process should be sent to the Faculty Search Committee at  Complete applications must be received before September 30, 2013 for full consideration.  All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.  (Please visit to complete a voluntary Applicant Data Card.)  The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer. 

(Posted 8/26/2013)

Tenure track faculty position

The Department of Chemistry ( at Michigan State University seeks outstanding candidates for a position at the assistant, associate or full professor level. The research area is open to all areas, and outstanding candidates in the general areas of polymer, analytical and organic chemistry are especially encouraged to apply.  Successful candidates are expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program and contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Review of application materials will begin on October 1, 2013, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. The Department is highly committed to a diverse faculty and encourages applications from individuals that have been traditionally under-represented in science faculties including women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Application materials should include a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests and future research directions, teaching statement, and names and email addresses of three references, all of which should be uploaded electronically at for posting #6684.  Questions regarding the position may be directed to Prof. Jetze Tepe, Chair of the Search Committee (, or to Prof. Robert Maleczka, Chair of the Department of Chemistry (

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU is committed to providing a work environment that supports employees' work and personal life, and offers employment assistance to the spouse or partner of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

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 Job Spin  Chronicle of Higher Ed.

Please send postings for employment opportunities to:

Dr. Brian J. Myers  
Web Master, ACS Division of Organic Chemistry (DOC)  
In collaboration with the DOC Secretary-Treasurer  
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