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

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Catalysis, Biophysical Chemistry and Data Science

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Utah invites applicants for faculty positions in the broadly defined areas of Catalysis, Experimental Biophysical Chemistry, and the Development or Application of Data Science in Chemical or Biochemical Systems. 

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a vigorous, internationally visible, and well-funded research program and exemplify effective teaching and mentorship to both undergraduate and graduate students.  In addition, our department values candidates who have experience working with students from diverse and historically excluded backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education.

Application materials should be uploaded in PDF format at:  LINK HERE.  A Ph.D. is required, and postdoctoral experience is highly desirable.  Applicants interested in applying at the level of Assistant Professor should upload an application letter with vita, a description of proposed research, a statement of teaching interests, a statement discussing contributions and commitment to enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf.  Those interested in the levels of Associate or Full Professor should upload an application letter, vita, and teaching and EDI statements. 

Initial review of applications will begin on September 30th, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. 


The University of Utah offers an exceptional array of benefit plans such as medical, dental, vision, retirement, tuition reduction, wellness programs, employee assistance, and generous leave policies.  In addition to traditional packages, it also provides a range of family-friendly and cultural benefits in order to attract, support and retain the employees who continue to make the University of Utah a premier research institution.  Please visit our benefits page at:

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:

We strive to foster collaboration and support diversity, equal access, and opportunity while serving our students, the University, and the community.


Last Updated: 11/17/21