Assistant Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 031900 - Chemistry
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
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Department Profile:

The Department of Chemistry is housed in the Hand Laboratory Building, is part of the College of Arts and Sciences, and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The department has approximately 70 graduate students and 140 undergraduate chemistry majors.

Area of Specialization:


Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2020

Tenure Track Status:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Expected to establish an independent, externally-funded research program, and have a record of excellence in research and a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels as well as service to the department, university, and community as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field, with a demonstrated record of research accomplishments.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Preferred Qualifications:

One year Postdoctoral experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to teach chemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Research experience in biological or physical chemistry.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must apply online at and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research plans, and a statement of teaching interests, and have three letters of recommendation sent to: In the application system, the research summary should be uploaded as “Other Document 1,” and the teaching statement should be uploaded as “Other Document 2.”

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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