Department of Chemistry



Faculty Position in Physical Chemistry, University of Vermont

Faculty Position in Physical Chemistry, University of Vermont

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without


  The Department of Chemistry at the University of Vermont (UVM)
invites applications for a full- time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor, starting in
the fall semester of 2018. We seek a creative physical chemist who will undertake an outstanding
program of research leading to peer-reviewed scholarly publications and extramural funding for that
research. Applicants will be expected to teach, advise, and mentor graduate and undergraduate
students. Particular fields of interest are environmental or biophysical chemistry, but exceptional
candidates from any area of physical chemistry will be considered. A Ph.D. and postdoctoral
experience in chemistry or a related field are expected.
Our department has an active Ph.D. program and research faculty engaged in a range of
interdisciplinary activities. UVM recently (spring 2017) completed the first phase of construction
of a $104 million STEM complex, and the department occupies new teaching and research facilities in
this complex. Candidates must apply online at To receive full consideration,
applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, proposed research plans, and contact
information for three references who will be invited to submit letters of recommendation. Review of
applications will begin on October 15, 2017. Address questions to
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and
excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.
Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further
this goal. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Applications from women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, and people from diverse
racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
Burlington, Vermont is located in the beautiful Lake Champlain region, surrounded by the Green and
Adirondack Mountains. It is a great place for families, with excellent public schools and
year-round recreational opportunities. It is home to the University of Vermont and three
independent colleges that provide an academically stimulating and culturally rich environment.
Montreal, Canada and Boston are within easy driving distances.

Job Open Date                        07/14/2017
Job Close Date

Category                                  Academic/Faculty
Job Type

Position Information
Posting Number                      F852PO

Department                              Chemistry/52090

Advertising/Posting Title       Faculty Position in Physical Chemistry, University of Vermont FLSA 
Position Number                     006266

Employee FTE                         1.0
Employee Term (months)       9
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