University of Delaware (UD)

Assistant Professor, Chemistry (Tenure Track)

University Of Delaware

Newark, DE, United States

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 Biochemistry, broadly defined. We encourage applications from highly creative individuals that seek to establish an externally funded, vibrant research program focused on understanding complex biological systems. Individuals pursuing research that include aspects of biochemical, biophysical, bioanalytical, chemical biology, or computational approaches, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field, a distinguished record of scholarship and research accomplishment, and the potential for excellence in teaching of biochemistry 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 molecular biology, structural biology, biomaterials, chemical biology, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical development, and data science, among many others.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 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 which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

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