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Faculty Positions (Tenure Track and Tenured Faculty)

The Department of Chemistry seeks to fill one or more tenure-track or tenured faculty positions beginning July 1, 2016 or later.


Applications will be accepted from candidates whose research interests are in any area of modern chemistry. Appointments will be made at a rank commensurate with the appointee’s experience. Appointees will be expected to carry out vigorous programs of original research, to advise research students, to teach a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Chemistry, and to participate in Departmental and University governance. Selection will be based on each candidate’s record of previous accomplishments relevant to these responsibilities and potential for outstanding future contributions. Appointees must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree by the date of appointment. Evaluation of applications will begin October 1, 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Application Instructions

Candidates should apply electronically to (tenure-track) or (tenured) and include the following:

Candidates should apply electronically to the University of Minnesota's Employment Website AND include the following:

  • a cover letter
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a description of overall research interests
  • a statement addressing anticipated contributions to the research and teaching missions of the department
  • and copies of their undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent as attachments to emails to or as hard copies to:

Faculty Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota,
207 Pleasant St. SE
Minneapolis, MN, 55455-0431

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