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Faculty/Staff Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor in Physical or Analytical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Physical Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry at the Assistant Professor rank for Fall 2021. Candidates with research interests in all areas of Physical Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry are encouraged to apply.

The applicants must have: a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in physical chemistry, analytical chemistry or a closely related field; relevant postdoctoral or equivalent research experience; a strong publication record; potential to establish an externally funded, nationally recognized research program; and the ability to teach physical chemistry or analytical chemistry courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should also demonstrate their ability to develop a diverse and inclusive learning community, have research expertise that complements the department, and be able to effectively mentor chemistry undergraduate and graduate students.  Faculty with research interests in materials chemistry may have access to doctoral students within Texas State‚Äôs interdisciplinary Materials Science, Engineering and Commercialization program.

Application materials including: (i) a cover letter summarizing relevant experience, research area and how this complements the department, and teaching interests; (ii) a curriculum vitae; (iii) a description of research plans (up to 5 pages); (iv) description of teaching interests and experience and how you will approach teaching at Texas State University (no more than 1 page); (v) a description of how you will contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community through teaching, research, mentorship, and service (no more than 1 page); (vi) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and (vii) names and contact information for three references must be submitted through the Texas State University website,

To receive full consideration, complete applications must be received by December 15th, 2020.  Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities.

Texas State University is an equal opportunity employer; women, individuals from historically underrepresented groups, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. All positions are subject to availability of funds.