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The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Tech is currently conducting an instructional faculty search. Please review the listing below for more information.

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Posted on September 13, 2022

The Department of Chemistry at Virginia Tech invites applications for 2 open rank tenure-track faculty positions (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) in organic chemistry, broadly defined, with expertise in synthetic methodology, medicinal chemistry, and/or catalysis, with an intended start date of Fall 2023.

A Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field is required; the degree is required at the time of appointment. The successful candidate must establish an internationally recognized research program and be an effective teacher in graduate and undergraduate courses. Position will require occasional travel to attend conference and meetings. We welcome applications from diverse, underrepresented candidates.

Applicants must submit application materials online at in response to job number 521894. Application materials include a curriculum vita, a description of research plans (not to exceed five pages), a statement of teaching philosophy and plans (not to exceed two pages), a diversity statement (not to exceed two pages), and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the Virginia Tech Center for Drug Discovery ( For further information about the position and the Department of Chemistry, please visit

For any questions specifically related to the position, please contact Webster Santos, Search Committee Chair, at

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