Assistant Professor of Chemistry

  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Chicago, IL
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Chemistry

Job Description


The Illinois Institute of Technology Department of Chemistry invites applications from outstanding candidates to fill a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in the areas of Biological Chemistry or Materials Chemistry starting Fall 2021. A Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a highly related field is required. 

The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, innovative, and externally funded research program and to effectively teach graduate and undergraduate courses. The Department of Chemistry at Illinois Tech recently launched 5 new Chemistry Programs in specialized and interdisciplinary areas ( Candidates with teaching interest in analytical chemistry or other courses related to the new chemistry majors are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including names of three references), research plan, and teaching statement (as a single PDF file) to

Candidates should arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to the same e-mail address or mailed to Professor Yuanbing Mao, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60616. The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021 and preference will be given to those applications received by April 15, 2021.Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. It actively seeks applications from all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

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