Available Faculty Positions

UCF, located in Orlando, is a leading, fast-growing, research-intensive metropolitan university with a diverse student body of more than 64,000 students. The Chemistry Department has productive academic programs including the Chemistry Ph.D., Chemistry M.S., Forensic Science M.S., and ACS-accredited B.S. programs in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Forensic Biochemistry.

The Chemistry Department has productive academic programs including the Chemistry Ph.D., Chemistry M.S., Forensic Science M.S., and ACS-accredited B.S. programs in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Forensic Biochemistry. The department boasts over 550 undergraduate majors and approximately 110 graduate students. The organic chemistry laboratories enroll approximately 400 students every semester in up to 17 laboratory sections. The Chemistry Department values excellence in teaching and scholarly publication of pedagogical innovation.

UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities with a diverse student body of more than 66,000 students and has grown substantially in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando. UCF is an economic engine, attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information visit https://www.ucf.edu/faculty/.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Candidates must apply online at http://www.jobswithucf.com.

Available positions:

Assistant Professor, Chemistry Education Research

The Chemistry Department (sciences.ucf.edu/chemistry) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a 9-month, tenure track position at the assistant professor level in chemistry education research (CER), anticipated to begin August 2019.

The successful candidate will establish a vigorous, externally funded, collaborative research program in CER; excel at undergraduate and graduate teaching; and provide service to UCF, the profession, and the broader community. Applicants investigating novel aspects of CER such as how knowledge gains are affected by interest and attitude, environmental issues, engagement, student inquiry, technological skills, and informal learning environments are particularly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry

The Chemistry Department at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, anticipated to begin August 2019.

The department seeks outstanding candidates with research focus in organic chemistry, broadly defined. Candidates are expected to establish a vigorous independent research program, excel in teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and provide service to the university, college, department, and professional organizations. Applicants should have a strong record of published, peer-reviewed research in the broad area of organic chemistry.