Job ID: 129530

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Sustainability

University of Cincinnati

  • Sep. 20, 2019
  • Open until filled
  • August 15, 2020 or as negotiated
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - General

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati seeks applications to fill a tenure-track position in the research area of sustainability. Research areas of interest may include but are not limited to novel catalytic complexes and materials for synthetic fuels, photochemistry related to solar energy, and innovative ideas for energy storage. We will consider creative candidates who show promise in any area related to sustainable chemistry.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in chemistry or in a closely related field. An ideal candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program that applies innovative approaches to address problems in sustainable chemistry. The successful candidate will play a critical role in fostering collaboration across the College of Arts and Sciences, and, for example, Colleges of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Medicine, and Pharmacy.

In addition, the successful candidate is expected to be committed to enthusiastic and effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University of Cincinnati is a rapidly growing Research- Extensive University with an outstanding location, facilities, and infrastructure to support cutting edge research and collaborative interactions at the interface of chemistry, materials, and health.

TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically via our online hiring system at (search for requisition #39521). In addition to the online application, candidates should include a cover letter defining interest in the position, a current curriculum vitae, and using the additional documents feature, include a statement of the proposed research program (3-5 pages), a statement of teaching plans (1 page), a statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion as it pertains to the candidate’s teaching, research, mentoring, and/or service activities (1 page) and contact information (telephone and e-mail) for three references.

Candidates must also arrange to have these letters of recommendation sent directly to the Department of Chemistry (by e-mail to – preferred) or by paper mail. Priority will be given to complete applications received by November 1, 2019. However, we will continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled.

Proposed Start Date: August 15, 2020 or as negotiated.

  • The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

    The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

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