Chemistry & Biochemistry


Organic/Polymer Chemist


Assistant Professor

Discovery Themes Focus Areas

No focus area indicated


The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of analytical chemistry, broadly defined to include characterization of all types of materials. Candidates at higher levels may be considered, especially those with expertise in analytical separation science. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s  Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact. The successful candidate will be engaged in the Materials and Manufacturing (M&M) for Sustainability program with a highly collaborative interdisciplinary community of scholars from Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Economics and Business. 



A Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or related fields is required. The position will begin Autumn 2017. Candidates with research interests in the development and application of state-of-the-art characterization techniques that can advance Ohio State’s commitment in measurement science are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated excellence in innovative research and a strong commitment to teaching are essential. Priority will be given to those candidates whose research interests complement those of existing faculty.


Application Instructions

Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three letters of reference. Applications received prior to 10/31/16 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to


Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.