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Job Openings

Interested in working for the University of Utah Department of Chemistry? Check out our available positions below.

Tenure-track faculty positions (Biological Chemistry and Biophysical Chemistry)

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Utah is seeking to fill multiple faculty positions at all levels (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) in the areas of experimental Biological Chemistry and/or experimental or computational Biophysical Chemistry.  A Ph.D. is required and postdoctoral experience is highly desirable.  Application materials should be uploaded in PDF format at:

Individuals applying at the Assistant Professor level should upload an application letter with vita, a description of proposed research, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf.  Senior applicants should upload an application letter and vita.  Candidates are expected to develop a vigorous, internationally visible, and well-funded research program and to effectively teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Initial review of applications will begin on September 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.  The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.  The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with adequate notice. For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see:

Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Utah invites applications for a career-line (non tenure-track) faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor (Lecturer).

We seek a model educator to help us provide a world-class education for every undergraduate student. The successful applicant will have: 1) a PhD or equivalent in Chemistry, Chemistry education or a related field; 2) a commitment to equity in Chemistry education and record of utilizing inclusive, evidence-based instructional practices; 3) experience collaborating with faculty, staff, and students to reform aspects of the undergraduate Chemistry curriculum; and 4) excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills. We seek a long-term colleague who will be fully integrated into our department.

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Last Updated: 11/7/17