Computational Chemistry faculty position (tenure track, assistant or associate Professor)

The University of Georgia Department of Chemistry ( ) in Athens, Georgia, USA invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in computational chemistry, beginning August 1, 2020, at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Tenure upon appointment is possible at the associate level. All areas of computational chemistry will be considered, but priority will be given to candidates whose research interests complement existing expertise in the Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry ( and who can engage in collaborations with faculty within the Department of Chemistry and other units across campus, including the Center for Drug Discovery, the New Materials Institute, the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, the Institute of Bioinformatics, the Department of Microbiology, and the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases.

A Ph.D. in chemistry or related field is required. The selected candidate will be appointed in an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. For requirements for each rank, see pages 21-23 of the UGA Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure ( ). To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire. A minimum of one year postdoctoral experience is highly desirable. Competitive applicants will have a strong research record, demonstrate creativity in their research plans, and exhibit a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Competitive candidates at the Associate Professor level will also demonstrate a record of previous research accomplishments and success securing external funding.

Candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a brief summary of research accomplishments, and concise statements of research plans and teaching interests, and contact information for at least three references. The application materials must be submitted electronically ( ). Questions related to the position may be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Steven Wheeler ( To receive full consideration, completed applications should be received by February 15, 2019. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Please pass along to qualified candidates.

Thank you,


Dr. Melanie. A.R. Reber

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

University of Georgia

140 Cedar St

Athens, GA

Tel: 706-542-5434

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