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Tenure-Track Chemistry Faculty Positions
Michigan State University

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2021
Title Tenure-Track Chemistry Faculty Positions
University Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI, United States
Department Chemistry
Application Deadline Oct. 15, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Chemistry - Physical
    Chemistry - Organic
    Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Chemistry - Analytical

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University (MSU) seeks candidates for three tenure-track faculty positions in organic chemistry, analytical chemistry and the development and application NMR spectroscopy. Highly qualified candidates beyond the rank of assistant professor will also be considered. Each search is open to candidates in all areas of organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, and NMR development and applications.

The MSU chemistry department ( is undertaking significant faculty hiring over the next several years to build on current strengths that include nationally acclaimed faculty, a talented and diverse student body and impressive instrumentation and other resources to expand into emerging areas of chemistry. In addition, there are exciting campus wide research initiatives on interdisciplinary science and technology, including health-related research.

Successful faculty candidates shall have demonstrated research productivity and evidence of potential for independent research, and are expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program and contribute to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels in ways that integrate efforts to further diversity and inclusion.

Interested individuals should apply at with the following posting numbers for organic (730751), analytical (730750), or NMR (730749). This application site requests specific materials that include a cover letter, CV, synopses of research interests, teaching and mentoring approaches, and the names of three references. Efforts to further diversity and inclusion should be integrated within the research and teaching/mentoring statements. Review of application materials will begin on October 15, 2021 and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.

At the College of Natural Science, we use discovery, innovation and our collective ingenuity to advance knowledge across the natural sciences. Through equitable, inclusive practices in research, education and service, we empower our students, staff and faculty to solve challenges in a complex and rapidly changing world.

  • MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU is committed to providing a work environment that supports employees’ work and personal life, and offers employment assistance to the spouse or partner of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

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