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Assistant Professor, Inorganic Chemistry (Tenure Track)

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Chemistry & Biochemistry, Full Time

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Chemistry & Biochemistry

The University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Delaware ( in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks a Tenure Track Assistant Professor with a concentration in Inorganic Chemistry, broadly defined. We encourage applications from highly creative individuals that seek to establish an externally funded, vibrant research program focused on the synthesis and/or study of inorganic complexes or materials. Individuals pursuing research that include aspects of organometallic chemistry, or who plan to work at the interface of inorganic and biological chemistry are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a PhD in chemistry or a related field, a distinguished record of scholarship and research accomplishment, and the potential for excellence in teaching of inorganic chemistry related courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware is situated less than an hour from Philadelphia, PA, and is within easy driving distance of New York City and Washington, D.C. UD is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University with external funding exceeding $200 million per annum. UD’s growing campus currently enrolls approximately 18,000 undergraduate and 4,000 graduate students and combines a rich historic legacy with a strong commitment to education and innovation. Within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the successful candidate will benefit from a highly supportive and collaborative environment that supports a wide array of cutting-edge Core Facilities, and sports several dynamic research centers that are focused on driving advancements in fields such as chemical catalysis, energy innovation, materials design, drug discovery and biopharmaceutical development, and data science, among many others.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of initial research plans, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three references at For additional information, please contact Ms. Susan Cheadle at:

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

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