Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry at Marshall University seeks to fill a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in any area of organic chemistry starting in the Fall 2016 semester.  Qualified applicants will have a PhD, postdoctoral or equivalent experience, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.  For more information about our Department, please visit

The Department expects development of an original, high quality research program that engages undergraduate and Master’s students from inception to dissemination.  We seek candidates enthusiastic about incorporating research into their teaching.  Teaching will be in the area of expertise and in first-year chemistry courses.  The Department also seeks candidates who will contribute to the University’s general education curriculum, with its emphasis on a common First-Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance students’ critical thinking and the College’s support of interdisciplinary programs of study.

Applicants must submit a current curriculum vitae, statements of research plans and teaching philosophyelectronically to  Three letters of reference should be emailed (preferred) to Dr. Michael Castellani at as a pdf file, or they may be mailed to:

Dr. Michael Castellani
Department of Chemistry
Marshall University
Huntington, WV 25755. 

Candidates who are invited to campus for interviews must have official undergraduate and graduate transcripts sent by their degree-granting institutions prior to the interview date. Review of applications will begin on October 5 and continue until the position is filled.  Marshall University is the recipient of the U.S. Labor Department’s EVE Award for its Affirmative Action Employment Opportunity Programs.  Additional information about Marshall University and Huntington may be found at





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