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Assistant Professor in Bioanalytical/Biomaterials Chemistry
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Sep. 6, 2023
Title Assistant Professor in Bioanalytical/Biomaterials Chemistry
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8E030:Chemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Chemistry - General
The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky seeks to fill a tenure-eligible faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Bioanalytical or Biomaterials Chemistry. This is a 9-month position in the regular title series with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024. The Department of Chemistry encourages candidates with research expertise and interests that align with the UK Research Priority Areas (RPAs) ( The ability to collaborate with other researchers in Chemistry, Chemical & Materials Engineering, the Markey Cancer Center, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, or the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center is highly desirable. Teaching responsibilities for this position will involve instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level in biological chemistry. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field is required.

Applicants must include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) Research Statement (upload as Specific Request 1 - Include startup budget estimate and brief description of how the candidate’s research interests connect with the University RPAs, how the candidate will develop collaborations and how the candidate will broaden our strengths in biological chemistry), 4) Statement of Teaching Experience (upload as Specific Request 2), and 5) a statement on their contribution toward inclusive excellence in teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service (upload as Special Request 3). In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The University of Kentucky provides comprehensive benefits which are fully described at

Questions about this search should be addressed to Dr. Mark Lovell, Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky (

Review of applications will begin on November 7th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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