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Visiting Assistant Professor, Teaching Postdoctoral Fellows

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Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


The Department of Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professors / Teaching Postdoctoral Fellows (TPF). The TPF will conduct research in association with faculty research groups. Half of the TPF's time will be devoted to teaching and developing undergraduate chemistry classes and to mentoring undergraduate students and half to conducting research. These positions are well-suited for scientists who wish to prepare for a career of teaching at a primarily undergraduate institution that emphasizes excellence in both teaching and research. We welcome applications from candidates from all fields of Chemistry, but those working in Biochemistry are especially encouraged to apply.


Minimum Qualifications

PhD required or all requirements for the PhD must be completed by the appointment date. The University of Cincinnati teaching fellows participate extensively in the intellectual life of the department including opportunities to attend seminars and workshops, and present research results. Salary is competitive.


Application Process

The Application Process begins by completing our online application at (Search for requisition #36852). In addition to the online application, candidates should include a cover letter defining interest in the position and research interest, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy (one page) and a one-page diversity statement on commitment to diversity and inclusion as it pertains to your teaching, research, mentoring and/or service activities (one page). Use the "additional documents" feature to upload other documents. 


Candidates must also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent by email to Please direct any questions to the Search Committee, Department of Chemistry at We will continue to accept and review applications until the positions are filled. Position Start Date is August 15, 2019 or as negotiated.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 36852


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