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The main Seattle campus of the University of Washington is comprised of sixteen schools and colleges whose faculty offer educational opportunities to students ranging from first-year undergraduates through doctoral candidates. The College of Arts and Sciences, which includes the Department of Chemistry, is the University’s founding college; it awards some 60% of the bachelor's degrees and 21% of the doctoral degrees at the University of Washington and is located on the main Seattle campus. Research in the Department of Chemistry is supported by nearly $25M in annual grants and contracts and our undergraduate and graduate programs are among the largest on campus.


Below are faculty, staff, and student employment opportunities within the Department of Chemistry. We invite you to explore the prospect of a stimulating work environment.



Tenure-line Faculty Position in Inorganic Chemistry

    Applications are invited for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of Chemistry. Outstanding candidates in all areas of inorganic chemistry and interdisciplinary areas involving inorganic chemistry will be considered for appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level; a hire at the Professor level may be considered in exceptional circumstances.

    University of Washington faculty members engage in teaching, research, and service. Successful candidates will be expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching and to develop innovative, vigorous, externally-funded research programs. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent degree by date of appointment.

    For information about the Department and to apply, visit http://apply.interfolio.com/38686; applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of future research interests, and (at the Assistant Professor rank) three letters of reference. Priority will be given to complete applications received by November 14, 2016. The search will be led by Professor Julia Kovacs; please direct all inquiries or disability accommodation requests to search@chem.washington.edu.

    University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteral or disabled status, or genetic information.


To see any available faculty positions, please visit the UW Academic Human Resources website: http://www.washington.edu/admin/acadpers/employment.html



To see any available staff opportunities, please visit the main UW employment website: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/jobs/.



To see any available student hourly positions, please visit the UW student employment website: http://careers.washington.edu/HuskyJobs

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