(Assistant or Associate) Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Fall 2022

University of Tennessee

United States

October 1, 2021


The University of Tennessee - Knoxville: Knoxville Academic Units: College

of Arts and Sciences: Chemistry


Knoxville, TN

Open Date

Aug 30, 2021


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK;

https: // chem.utk.edu/) invites applications for a faculty position in Analytical Chemistry. Hiring at the Associate Professor rank is preferable. However, strong applications at the Assistant Professor rank from applicants with prior academic faculty experience will also be considered. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Analytical Chemistry will be reviewed. Faculty with background in analytical separations or (bio)electroanalytical chemistry are particularly encouraged to apply. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2022. Successful candidates are expected to continue/further develop a nationally recognized, externally funded research program while also contributing to the department's missions of service and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates who contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University and department are especially encouraged to apply.

UTK is the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee system. Faculty in our department have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers and benefit from unique facilities both on campus and at nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). These include the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS), Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR), and High Temperature Materials Laboratory (HTML).


A PhD in Chemistry (or closely related field), academic faculty experience required.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a single PDF document containing the following: (1) Cover letter indicating the rank to apply; (2) Curriculum vitae including, at the end, names and contact information (institutions, phones, emails, and websites if available) of at least three references; (3) Statement of research plans (maximum 10 pages); (4) Brief statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages). Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

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