Faculty Positions

Located in Orlando, UCF continues to build internationally recognized research programs and is the nation’s second largest university, with over 60,000 students. The Department offers the PhD in Chemistry and BS and MS degrees in Chemistry and Forensic Science. The Department currently has 39 faculty members including several joint appointments, 589 undergraduate majors, and 106 graduate students. Chemistry faculty members have joint appointments or collaborations with the Burnett School of Biomolecular Sciences, College of Medicine, College of Engineering, National Center for Forensic Science, NanoScience Technology Center, and CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics.

Review of applications will be begin on 15 October 2015 and continue until the positions are filled. 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.

To be considered, applicants must apply online at www.JobsWithUCF.com and upload the following at the time of application: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed plan of future research, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference that attest to the candidate’s accomplishments and potential in research and teaching to be sent to chemstaff@ucf.edu.

 

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Chemistry

The University of Central Florida Department of Chemistry invites applications for an assistant, associate, or full professor position (tenure-track and/or tenured) in any area of chemistry, including interdisciplinary and applied focus areas, with an anticipated start date of Fall 2017.

Senior candidates at the associate or full professor level are expected to have a proven record of independent funding and a current outstanding publication record. Exceptional candidates at the assistant professor level are also encouraged to apply. All candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, carry out competitive, funded research projects, and provide service to the university, department, and professional organizations. State-of-the-art laboratory space and a competitive start-up package can be expected.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field from an accredited institution and have relevant postgraduate experience.

Assistant Professor, Environmental Chemistry

The Chemistry Department at the University of Central Florida (UCF) anticipates hiring a 9-month, tenure track assistant professor with specialization in Environmental Chemistry, effective Fall 2017. Credit towards tenure may be considered for outstanding candidates.

The candidate will teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, develop externally-funded, nationally-competitive research, and provide service to UCF and the profession. State-of-the-art laboratory space and a competitive start-up package can be expected.

Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field from an accredited institution, and at least two years of postdoctoral research experience with a demonstrated track record of research productivity.

Assistant Professor, Biochemistry

The Chemistry Department (www.chemistry.cos.edu) at the University of Central Florida (UCF, www.ucf.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biochemistry at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in Fall 2017. Credit towards tenure may be considered for outstanding candidates.

The selected applicant will be expected to establish a prominent, externally-funded research program; teach biochemistry and other courses in the department at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and provide service to UCF and the profession. State-of-the-art laboratory space and a competitive start-up package can be expected.

Eligible applicants will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related discipline from an accredited institution; at least two years of postdoctoral experience; and a strong record of high impact research.

Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry

The Chemistry Department (www.chemistry.cos.edu) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Organic Chemistry, with preferred focus in organic synthesis, to begin in Fall 2017.

The selected applicant will be expected to establish a prominent, externally-funded research program, teach chemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and provide service to UCF and the profession.

Eligible applicants will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related discipline from an accredited institution.