Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Organic Chemistry

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Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Organic Chemistry
Requisition No. 0000350
Job Description Summary:

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the area of Organic Chemistry. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally funded research program. Teaching will be at the undergraduate and graduate (MS/PhD) levels in organic chemistry and/or related areas. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral or equivalent experience. The successful candidate will engage undergraduate and graduate students in their research program.
The Department of Chemistry ( is a research oriented department with Master’s and Ph.D. programs. Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. The University supports more than 200 student organizations and competes in Division 1 athletics. The Detroit metropolitan area offers a wide variety of professional, cultural, sporting, and entertainment opportunities.
Oakland University is committed to increasing diversity and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D in Organic Chemistry or closely related area

Preferred Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, concise statement of research plans and teaching interests via Provide names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications begins November 15, 2017.

Pay Basis Annually
Open Date 09/14/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Faculty
Job Type Full-Time
EEO Statement:

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial)
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. List of References
Optional Documents