Department of Chemistry



Tenure Track Position at North Carolina State University

Tenure Track Faculty Position at North Carolina State University

North Carolina State University seeks talented candidates for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS). The successful candidates will have a background or a strong interest in the chemistry of polymers, dyes, textiles, fibers, finishing, or color science and imaging.  Candidates should demonstrate strong potential for both teaching excellence in our Polymer & Color Chemistry undergraduate program and Fiber & Polymer Science doctoral program, as well as, for establishing an active research program. We are particularly interested in candidates who are enthusiastic to work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and are committed to improving access to higher education for students and faculty from underrepresented groups.


At the time of hire, the successful candidate must have earned a doctorate from an accredited university in Fiber and Polymer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Polymer Science, or a field with strong polymer chemistry or color science focus.

Application Instructions

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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Januka Budhathoki-Uprety, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Fiber and Polymer Science
Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science
Wilson College of Textiles, Office 3116
North Carolina State University
1020 Main Campus Drive
Campus Box 8301
Raleigh, NC 27695