Assistant Professor of Chemistry / R0051986

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, School of Physical Sciences, Chemistry Program ( invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry (R0051986) to start on August 16, 2024. The Chemistry Program is dedicated to high quality education and research at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

The candidate is expected to establish and maintain a strong externally funded research program either in experimental or theoretical areas in the Inorganic field. The Chemistry Program has NMR, EPR, GC/MS, TGA/DSC, HPLC and other standard spectroscopic instrumentation. Additional campus assets include spectroscopy and microscopy instrumentation in the Center of Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences ( We are committed to fostering an inclusive and equitable environment for all students, and we actively encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching Inorganic Chemistry and laboratory courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry (Preferably in Inorganic Chemistry). All Ph.D. requirements must be completed before employment commences.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with postdoctoral research experience and a good track record of research activities e,g., mentoring, publications and grants will be given preference. Experience in teaching Inorganic Chemistry and laboratory at the undergraduate level and graduate level is preferred.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources website at Incomplete applications will not be considered. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact: Dr. Brian Walker, Search Chair, School of Physical Sciences – Chemistry Program,; 501-916-6549

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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