Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University

Position ID:The Pennsylvania State University-Chemistry-FACOPEN17 [#9352]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty - Chemistry
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map]
Subject Area: Chemistry
Appl Deadline:2017/09/15 finished (2017/07/24, finished 2018/05/18, listed until 2017/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Chemistry at The Pennsylvania State University seeks outstanding applicants for tenure-track faculty positions in all areas of chemistry, broadly defined. Both junior and senior candidates are encouraged to apply. While the research focus of the search is broad, candidates whose scientific interests complement those of existing faculty are preferred. Areas of particular interest include analytical, environmental, inorganic, organic, physical, polymer, and theoretical/computational chemistry, as well as interdisciplinary research in the materials and life sciences, but exceptional candidates across all areas of chemistry will be considered. Successful applicants should have a Ph.D., an outstanding record of research accomplishments, an innovative future research plan, and be capable of achieving teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Chemistry at Penn State offers a stimulating environment that supports cutting-edge interdisciplinary research, including a 177,000 square foot chemistry research building on the University Park campus, excellent shared instrumentation facilities, and close interactions with the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, the Materials Research Institute, and the Institutes of Energy and the Environment. Penn State requires all applicants to register and complete an application form electronically at In addition to submitting the Penn State application, an application, cover letter, current CV, and brief statement of research interests must be submitted at Applicants will also need to arrange for three reference letters to be submitted to Academic Jobs Online. Applicants will be evaluated starting September 15, 2017, and the search will continue until the positions are filled. Penn State is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. For more information on the Penn State Chemistry Department, visit

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Further Info:
Faculty Search Committee
Department of Chemistry
104 Chemistry Building
University Park, PA 16802

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