Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Delaware

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for the position of assistant professor with a research focus in environmental chemistry and the ability to teach a subspecialty of chemistry at all levels. This tenure-track appointment will commence September 1, 2012. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching and is expected to establish an externally funded and highly visible research program that complements current research activities at the University. This position reflects a university wide environmental initiative that encompasses the Delaware Environmental Institute ( and enhanced research facilities ( Applicants are desired who engage in fundamental research and also collaborate across disciplines to address important environmental problems.

Applicants should send a description of research plans, teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716.  Electronic submission to is encouraged.  In addition, applicants should go to and attach a letter of application and curriculum vitae (including telephone number and e-mail address) as one document.  Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.  All application materials shall be shared with departmental faculty.

Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

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