Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty

2016 Faculty Search

The Department of Chemistry seeks to fill one or more tenure-track or tenured faculty positions beginning, July 1, 2017, 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 doctorate or equivalent foreign degree by the date of appointment. 

Evaluation of applications begins, Saturday, October 1, 2016, and continues until the positions are filled. Candidates should apply online here:

http://z.umn.edu/tenuretrack2016 (tenure-track position posting) 


http://z.umn.edu/tenured2016 (tenured position posting) 

Applicants should include the following:

  1. a cover letter
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. a statement of overall research interests
  4. a statement addressing anticipated contributions to the teaching mission of the department
  5. a brief description of the candidate’s ability to contribute to the department’s continuing commitment to diversity
  6. copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  7. arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent as attachments to emails to chemfs@umn.edu 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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