Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, United States

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Cincinnati

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati seeks applications to fill a tenure-track position in the broad research area of bio-separations and related analytical, biochemical, and biological chemistry fields. Research areas of interest may include nucleic acid separations, metabolomics, the development of novel technologies for separations including micro/nanofluidics. We will consider creative candidates who show promise in any area related to bio-separations.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in chemistry or in a closely related field. An ideal candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program that applies innovative approaches to address problems in bio-separation science. The successful candidate will play a critical role in fostering collaboration across the College of Arts and Sciences, and, for example, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Medicine, and Pharmacy. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to be committed to enthusiastic and effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University of Cincinnati is a rapidly-growing Research-Extensive University with an outstanding location, facilities, and infrastructure to support cutting-edge research and collaborative interactions at the interface of chemistry, materials, and health.


In order to be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically via our online hiring system at (search for requisition #34123). In addition to the online application, candidates should include a cover letter defining interest in the position, a current curriculum vitae, and using the additional documents feature, include a statement of the proposed research program (3-5 pages), a statement of teaching plans (1 page), a statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion as it pertains to the candidate’s teaching, research, mentoring, and/or service activities (1 page) and contact information (telephone and e-mail) for three references.

Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to the Department of Chemistry (by e-mail to – preferred) or by paper mail. Priority will be given to complete applications received by December 20, 2018. However, we will continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled.

The Proposed Start Date for this position is August 15, 2019 or as negotiated.



The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry