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Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry or Physics

University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, US
Posting live until
28 Sep 2023

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry or Physics

Job no: 532150

Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Biology/Life Sciences, Natural Science, Research/Scientific/Grants, Instruction, Chemistry, Physics

Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry / Physics
Rank: Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, apply by October 15, 2023; position open until filled, and later applications may be considered.

Required Application Materials

Please complete an online application, supplying the following materials:

1) Cover letter
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) A statement of research plans and objectives
4) A statement on teaching philosophy or interest
5) A statement outlining past/current efforts and plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion
6) Names and contact information for three professional references, who may be contacted to provide letters of recommendation.

Position Announcement

The Department of Physics and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Oregon invite applications for a tenure-track Materials Science faculty position to start in Fall 2024. The position is targeted at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants should have a PhD and an outstanding research record. The successful candidate will be expected to build a world-class research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses with distinction, and perform university service and public outreach. The University of Oregon champions diversity, and strongly encourages applications from women and other individuals identifying as BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, neurodivergent, disabled, and persons of marginalized gender. We are proud to foster a friendly, welcoming, and inclusive environment in our departments, and we seek a colleague who will join us in our efforts.

Department or Program Summary

The UO Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers undergraduate major and minor degrees in chemistry and biochemistry, and graduate degrees at the masters and PhD level. The UO Department of Physics also offers undergraduate major and minor degrees in physics, and graduate degrees at the masters and PhD levels.

Our departments are committed to creating and sustaining an open, inclusive, and supportive community that values the individuality and diversity of all its members. Our faculty, staff and students have worked to develop a set of shared values that provides a framework for informing our actions and decision-making, helps us hold ourselves accountable, and gives us common ground to start a conversation when challenges arise.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a PhD in Chemistry, Physics, or a related discipline.

About the University

The University of Oregon is dedicated to building and supporting a culturally diverse faculty committed to research, teaching, and scholarship. Applications from groups underrepresented in STEM are strongly encouraged.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

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