Assistant Professor of Chemistry Opening Miami University - Hamilton Campus

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Miami University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position on its Hamilton Campus, in Hamilton, Ohio. A Ph.D. degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related areas is required for the position starting August 2014. Postdoctoral and college teaching experience are desired. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in general chemistry, introductory biochemistry, and possibly organic chemistry, participate in university service and civic engagement, and establish and maintain an active research program. The specific area of research specialty is open; however, preference will be given to candidates with interests that complement research expertise within the department. The Hamilton Campus is an open admission commuter campus with 3500 students, located 16 miles from the main campus in Oxford, Ohio. Chemistry faculty on the Hamilton Campus are full members of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, which is composed of 26 faculty, over 65 Ph.D./M.S. students, and approximately 300 undergraduate majors. State-of-the-art facilities for chemical and biochemical research are located on the Oxford Campus. Limited start-up funds are available. Send curriculum vitae, letter of application, statement of teaching, service and research interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Hamilton Chemistry Search Committee: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of complete applications will begin Nov. 11, 2013. The search will continue until the position is filled. More information concerning the Department and this position can be found at our web site at

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The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Miami University is a Ph.D.-granting department comprised of 28 full time faculty and more than 65 graduate students. Miami University enrolls approximately 15,000 undergraduates, with about 300 undergraduate majors in Chemistry & Biochemistry. In addition to Ph.D. and M.S. degrees, the Department offers B.S. and B.A. degrees in Chemistry and in Biochemistry. A $15.4 M renovation of Hughes Labs (the Chemistry building) has recently been completed, including exceptional high field NMR (850 MHz) and EPR facilities, and we have hired six new faculty members over the last five years in the department. For additional information, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee:

Professor Gary A. Lorigan
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Miami University
Oxford, OH 45056
(513) 529-3338
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