Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Environmental Chemistry

Oakland University

Rochester, MI

Job posting number: #7063029

Posted: January 13, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description Summary
The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the area of Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry, or related field. Specialties include but are not limited to Atmospheric, Soil Sciences, Water Resources, Freshwater Science, Oceanography, Hydrology, or Environmental Geology. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally funded research program. Teaching will be at the undergraduate and graduate (MS/PhD) levels in environmental science, environmental chemistry, and/or related areas. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. Postdoctoral or equivalent experience is desired. The successful candidate will engage undergraduate and graduate students in their research program. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D in Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry, Atmospheric Science, Hydrology, Geology or closely related area.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, concise statement of research plans and concise teaching interests via Provide names and contact information for three professional references. In addition, candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Review of applications begins February 6, 2020 and will continue until position is filled.

School/College & Department/Program Summary
The Department of Chemistry ( is a research oriented department with Master’s and Ph.D. programs.
Oakland University is committed to increasing diversity and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM.

Oakland University Standard Language
Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral university of high research activity located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 142 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

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