The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in synthetic organic chemistry, broadly defined, with expertise in synthetic methodology, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, catalysis, green chemistry, natural product synthesis, or polymer synthesis, with an intended start date of Fall 2021. The candidate will be encouraged to participate in the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery ( ), and/or the Macromolecules Innovation Institute ( ).

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field is required; the degree is required at the time of appointment. The successful candidate must establish an internationally recognized research program and be an effective teacher in graduate and undergraduate courses. We welcome applications from diverse, underrepresented candidates.

Applicants must submit application materials online at in response to job number 515283. Application materials include a curriculum vita, a description of research plans (not to exceed five pages), a statement of teaching philosophy and plans (not to exceed two pages), and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin March 10, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

For any questions specifically related to the position, please contact Felicia Etzkorn, Search Committee Chair, at

For further information about the position and the Department of Chemistry, please visit .

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