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The Department of Chemistry is hiring two new Tenure-Track Faculty

14 September 2022

The Department of Chemistry at The Pennsylvania State University seeks outstanding applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions. Both junior and senior candidates are encouraged to apply.


Tenure-Track Faculty position REQ_0000035416 is looking for candidates in all areas of chemistry.

Tenure-Track Faculty position REQ_0000035429 is looking for candidates in Chemical Biology and Mass Spec Imaging.


Competitive applicants should have a Ph.D., an outstanding record of research accomplishments, an innovative future research plan, be capable of achieving teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be committed to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.


The Department of Chemistry at Penn State offers a stimulating environment that supports cutting-edge research in both traditional and interdisciplinary areas, including a 177,000 square foot chemistry research building on the University Park campus, excellent shared instrumentation facilities, and close interactions with the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, the Materials Research Institute, the Institutes of Energy and the Environment, and the Institute for CyberScience.


Review of completed applications will begin on October 15, 2022 and the search will continue until the position is filled. Penn State Chemistry is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and welcomes applicants from a diversity of backgrounds, including women, underrepresented minorities, and those with non-traditional career paths.


The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in all of its forms. We value and foster DEI as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.



Media Contacts
Phil Bevilacqua
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Kathryn Harlow
Chemistry Communications Coordinator