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Assistant Professor
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Date Posted Nov. 8, 2020
Title Assistant Professor
University Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Carbondale, IL, United States
Department Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chemistry - Physical
    Chemistry - Organic
    Chemistry - Medicinal
    Chemistry - Inorganic
    Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Chemistry - Analytical
    Chemistry - General
    Biology - Biochemistry

Assistant Professor in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the interdisciplinary area interfacing biochemistry and other core areas of chemistry, including organic, inorganic/materials, analytical, starting August 16, 2021.

The Department offers Ph.D., M.S., B.S. and B.A. degrees in various specializations. The selected individual will join a vibrant and interdisciplinary Department that has enjoyed continued success in obtaining major (NIH/NSF/DOE) federal funding, including 8 NSF CAREER Awardees and 1 NIH MIRA since 2000, and will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally-funded research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate researchers, and teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field, be able to teach biochemistry and/or other chemistry core courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have at least one year of postdoctoral research experience, and a strong record of publications.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research plans (~5-7 pages), a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to (electronic submissions, with all attachments in .pdf format, strongly preferred). Alternatively, applications may be submitted to: Faculty Search Committee, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Mail Code 4409, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1245 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901.

Review of applications will commence Nov. 30, 2020, and continue until filled.

  • SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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Contact Information

  • Qingfeng Ge
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
    1245 Lincoln Drive
    Carbondale, IL 62901
  • 618 453 6473
  • 618 453 6408


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