Entry level position opening in the extraction lab at the ODEQ-Laboratory & Environmental Assessment Division facility in Hillsboro. No experience beyond a chemistry degree is required, but experience in analytical chemistry is a plus. Limited  duration appointment through October 2024 with a possibility it could become permanent before then.   Application deadline 12/13/23.

The Department of Chemistry in the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with teaching responsibilities in Physical or Analytical Chemistry. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated exceptional creativity and the proposed future research directions should be equally as distinct and novel. All disciplines of Physical and Analytical Chemistry will be considered although molecular imaging is particularly desirable. Molecular imaging is broadly defined here as a molecular-level understanding of the structure, arrangement, dynamics, and chemical composition of complex chemical systems, with a strong emphasis on the development and applications of molecular imaging technologies such as spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance, x-ray and electron diffraction, mass spectrometry, electromagnetic imaging, microscopy, etc.

All candidates must have a doctorate degree and will be expected to establish a nationally and internationally recognized research program. Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests complement those of existing faculty and strengthen campus strategic initiatives.Applicants should be strongly committed to both undergraduate and graduate teaching. Preference will also be given to applicants who have evidence of or strong potential for commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for underrepresented students and groups, and can integrate those values with teaching, research, and service.

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research, teaching philosophy, letters from three professional references, and a statement addressing potential contribution to academic diversity. All application materials must be submitted electronically via the Internet through AP Recruit at: https://apptrkr.com/4659719. For additional information, please contact Professor Jingsong Zhang, Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, California. 92521. E-mail contact: jingsong.zhang@ucr.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2024, or thereafter.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Advancement through the Faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC Santa Cruz is pleased to announce two openings in our department faculty:

Attached is a joint ad with links to both positions. We would greatly appreciate your sharing these opportunities with people in your network that may be good fits!

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me. 

Thanks for your time,



Derek DeMarco

(he, him, his)

Department Manager, Chemistry & Biochemistry

University of California Santa Cruz

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Miami University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Inorganic/Bioinorganic chemistry. Please take a moment to forward this email as appropriate. It’s not too late to apply!!

The Assistant Professors will teach undergraduate- and graduate-level courses related to their discipline, while also developing and maintaining a nationally-recognized, externally-funded research program that includes undergraduate-, masters-, and doctoral-level students; advise students; and provide service to the institution.

Required: Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in chemistry or related discipline. Consideration may be given to those with research areas that complement the strengths of the department.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans and teaching statement that describes how you support student learning to Miami University(https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/502113/assistant-professor-inorganicbioinorganic-chemistry?_ga=2.179398502.312190117.1695649648-64261493.1676576780). 

The Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Carole Dabney-Smith at smithac5@miamioh.eduScreening of applications will begin October 3, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco­ free.


Carole Dabney-Smith, Ph.D.

Ernest H. Volwiler Professor 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Miami University

The Department of Chemistry at Oregon State University (OSU) seeks to fill one Tenure-Track faculty position starting in Fall 2024 at the rank of Assistant Professor in the areas of inorganic materials chemistry. We are seeking candidates who are interested in developing innovative inter- or trans-disciplinary research programs to revolutionize sustainable inorganic materials discovery for emerging applications in electronics, energy, and environment. Preference will be given to candidates who will focus on the discovery of next-generation materials for semiconductor industries by employing automated inorganic synthesis through solution-based routes, solid-state reactions, or thin-film deposition and who employ artificial intelligence/machine learning in their experimental research. The Department is home to a sophisticated, digitally enabled continuous flow synthesis system.

The proposed research program should demonstrate proficiency or significant potential to garner national and international recognition with sustainable external grants. The successful candidate is expected to teach courses in Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, special topics, and general chemistry, broadly defined. The successful candidate is expected to fulfill working, teaching, and mentoring responsibilities in ways that provide equity and inclusivity for all students, faculty, and staff at OSU. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related scientific field.

To review each job posting and apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, teaching statement, research statement, and diversity statement online and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 31, 2023; however, the position will remain open until filled. Apply to posting # 144097 at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/

The College of Science and the Department of Chemistry at OSU are committed to creating equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for their students, faculty, and staff. One of our primary foci is enhancing recruitment, retention, and success for first-generation, underrepresented racial and ethnic minority, and female students or postdoctoral fellows. In addition, several faculty-led initiatives and committees focus on diversity and inclusivity in the classroom and beyond. To meet these goals, we value involvement in professional societies committed to advancing URMs in STEM (e.g., SACNAS, Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science). OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled. OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Hofstra University Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in any area of Organic Chemistry to start September 1, 2024. Hofstra is located in suburban Long Island, NY, about 30 minutes from NYC. The chemistry department serves only undergraduate students, who are eager to be mentored and engage in research. Our best students matriculate at top PhD and MD programs. We offer ACS-certified BS Chemistry and BS Biochemistry degrees, and we also offer a BS Forensic Science. We are growing department of 15 full-time faculty and 150 majors, with resources to support faculty research and teaching. Significant startup funds are provided, and grant-seeking is expected. The teaching load is 3-2 and class sizes start at 40 for intro classes and shrink to 10 for advanced classes.  

We invite you to identify candidates for this faculty position from among your graduate students and postdocs who have an interest in both research and teaching and encourage them to apply. A PhD in Chemistry or related field is required by the start date. Teaching experience, especially with a diverse population of learners, is highly desirable. The link to the job application is below. Applications will be considered until the job is filled; review of applications will begin October 1, 2023. Please urge any interested candidates to apply ASAP. 


Any questions about the job can be directed to me at Scott.T.Lefurgy@hofstra.edu

Many thanks,

Scott Lefurgy

Professor and Chair of the Organic Search Committee

Department of Chemistry

Hofstra University


The Department of Chemistry at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with teaching responsibilities primarily in biochemistry and organic chemistry lecture and laboratory courses. The development of a vibrant research program with external funding involving undergraduate research students is required. Additional responsibilities will include mentoring/advising as well as service on academic committees. The department (http://www.plu.edu/chemistry/) offers ACS certified degrees. Instrumentation and resources include 500 MHz FT-NMR, AFM, GC/MS, HPLC, Prep HPLC, FTIR, Raman, UV/VIS, ICP-MS, GPC, a glovebox, potentiostats, and a variety of computational chemistry software.


Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemical Sciences or Chemical Instrumentation Award Program supports advanced research by postdoctoral scholars within the core areas of fundamental chemistry or the development and build of chemical instrumentation. The Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemical Sciences or Chemical Instrumentation Award Program supports advanced research by postdoctoral scholars within the core areas of fundamental chemistry or the development and build of chemical instrumentation.

The award amount is $224,000 over 2 years for salary, fringe benefits and research expenditures; instrumentation fellowships will receive an additional one-time amount of up to $200,000. Fellows receiving year 3 renewal award will receive additional $118,000.

Letter of Intent due 9/6/23


Greeting from Minnesota! I am writing to let you know about a position we have recently posted for a tenure-track position in experimental physical chemistry at Carleton College, beginning September 2024. We believe this position is an excellent fit for chemists who are passionate about teaching and research in an undergraduate environment. Carleton has a vibrant and well-supported research program with undergraduate students, and we also provide extensive mentoring and professional development resources to support teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates who can bring a variety of dimensions of diversity to our department, and our search within physical chemistry is defined broadly to include interdisciplinary areas such as materials science, environmental, and biophysical chemistry.

Given your position as department chair, I am hoping you might know current/recent grad students and postdocs who could be a good fit for this position. If so, would you mind forwarding this email to them and/or to colleagues who may be able to spread the word?

Please feel free to email me or put students/postdocs in touch with me if they have any questions, and thanks for your consideration!


Matt Whited

Matthew T. Whited
Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry

STEM Director
Carleton College
E-mail: mwhited@carleton.edu

Web: https://research.mwhited.sites.carleton.edu/

Phone: (507) 222-4530