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Experimental Physical Chemistry Senior Faculty Position: The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a senior faculty position, with tenure, at the level of Associate or Full Professor commencing Fall 2021. The specific area of specialty being solicited is experimental physical chemistry. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and building an original and truly outstanding research program.

To Apply: Please send a CV, publication list, description of future research plans, and names for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to the application link found at The description of future research plans should not exceed seven single-spaced pages, in total, including an executive summary and more in-depth descriptions of three specific research directions. Deadline for submission of application materials is 1 December 2020. To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be received by this date.

Questions regarding the position should be sent to Only electronic application materials will be accepted.

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