Department of Chemistry



Tenure-Track, Organic Chemistry - University of Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Chemistry Department is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Organic Chemistry – which includes polymers and materials -  to begin August 2016. The successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses in Organic Chemistry as well as in freshman-level chemistry as needed, conduct research projects involving undergraduates, participate in Departmental and University committees and meetings, and be involved in service activities outside the Chemistry Department.

Department/University Description: The Chemistry Department has 20+ members and is approved by the American Chemical Society. The Chemistry Department expects to move into a newly constructed building in 2018. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, part of the University of Wisconsin System, is a leading four-year comprehensive institution located in scenic Central Wisconsin. Approximately 9,300 students are enrolled with a student faculty ratio of 20:1 in the classroom. While primarily serving undergraduates through a variety of baccalaureate programs, UW-Stevens Point also offers several master's level graduate programs and an applied doctoral degree (Au.D.) in audiology. The 406-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities and the Schmeeckle Nature Reserve. The university has a strong focus on sustainability initiatives and has been named one of the nation’s green universities by The Princeton Review. The university is committed to creating a safe, inclusive learning community for all faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Visit for more information about UW-Stevens Point.



- Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or a related field - must be completed by August 2016

- Demonstrated promise for excellence in teaching

- Demonstrated potential to establish an externally funded research program that will involve undergraduates

- Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and research

Appointment/Starting Date: August 29, 2016

Terms of Employment: This is a full-time 9-month contract, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position.

Deadline: Continuous recruitment with first review of completed applications starting January 4, 2016. To assure consideration, completed applications need to be received by end of day on January 3, 2016. Applications received on or after January 4, 2016 may be considered.

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