Assistant Professor

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Denver, COLORADO
Job Type: FullTime
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Assistant Professor - 17107 



University of Colorado – College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Assistant Professor

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2020.  

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 19,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colorado a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an Analytical Chemistry research program that contributes to departmental research strengths, such as Materials Chemistry and Biochemistry. Efforts involving cross-departmental (on both Downtown and Anschutz Medical Campus) and/or community collaborations are strongly encouraged. Teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate level (for the M.S. program) is expected. Full details about the position and our goals can be found at  



A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field. 
Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience. 

Salary and Benefits:


Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .


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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Formal review of applications will begin November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Scott Reed, chair of the search committee, at     Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below Application Materials Instructions: 
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers , refer to requisition ID: 17107
When applying, applicants must include:
  • A letter of interest
  • A curriculum vita
  • Statements outlining research plans and teaching philosophy
  • The names and addresses of at least 3 references
  • Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.
    Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.
    Job Category
    : Faculty 
    Primary Location
    : Denver 
    Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 30094 - CLAS-Chemistry 
    : Full-time 
    Posting Date
    : Aug 27, 2019 
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing 
    Posting Contact Name: Scott Reed 
    Posting Contact Email: 
    Position Number: 00682198
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