Assistant Professor, Chemistry

St. Louis, MO
Salary based on experience
Aug 16, 2016
Oct 11, 2016
Chemistry, Biochemistry
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Chemistry – Assistant Professorship.  The Department of Chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis seeks to make a faculty appointment in biochemistry to begin in the fall of 2017.  The position is at the assistant-professor level.  The duties of the position include conducting research, publishing research results in peer-reviewed journals, applying successfully for extramural research grants, teaching assigned courses, including introductory biochemistry, advising students, performing assigned committee work, and participating in appropriate university service.  The development and maintenance of an outstanding research program and excellence in the teaching of core chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in the field of chemistry, biochemistry, or a closely related field at the time of appointment.

Applications should consist of a curriculum vitae, one or more concise research proposals, and a brief summary of research accomplishments (one-page limit).  These documents are to be submitted in electronic form as PDF (portable document format) files to with the following in the subject line:  “Biochemistry Position.”  Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to, with signed originals sent to:

Chemistry Faculty Search Committee

Department of Chemistry, Washington University

One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1134

St. Louis, MO  63130-4899

[FAX no. (314) 935-4481]


Completed applications for the position must be received by 01 October 2016 to ensure inclusion in the initial review.  However, applications received later will also be considered until the search is concluded.

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.  Individuals from under-represented groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

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