The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UT Arlington seeks applications to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2020; however, more senior candidates with exceptional track records will also be considered. Candidates must have a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related area and significant post-doctoral experience. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and service. We are deeply committed to increasing diversity and especially encourage applications from women and minority scholars.
Applicants must initiate and maintain an externally funded research program and teach effectively in the graduate and undergraduate organic chemistry or biochemistry curriculum. All areas of experimental organic chemistry will be considered, but those research programs proposing to use bioorganic or chemical biology approaches to address problems related to health and the human condition are preferred.
PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related area. Post-doctoral experience.
A Curriculum Vitae demonstrating previous scholarship and training supportive of a future independent career in the desired areas of research. A 5-page research plan in the area of biological organic chemistry and chemical biology. Preferred: A research plan addressing Health and the Human Condition involving Biological Organic, Organic, Medicinal, Chemistry or Chemical Biology approaches.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 9862
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.