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Available administrative, faculty, and staff employment opportunities will be listed below.

Faculty Position Available - Computational Chemist


The Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology at IUPUI ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in computational chemistry at the interface with biology, medicine, or drug discovery to begin August 1, 2014.  The position will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, with tenure status to be determined based on prior experience and qualifications. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate physical chemistry and to develop a graduate course in computational methods in medicinal chemistry and/or biological simulations. We are particularly interested in applicants with research interests that complement ongoing efforts in the IUPUI School of Science and, on campus, within the IU School of Medicine. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related discipline along with relevant post-doctoral experience. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to initiate and sustain an externally funded program of research, and be able to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Applicants at the Associate Professor level must have a record of research excellence, a history of external funding, and evidence of successful student mentoring.


Applicants should submit a CV, research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references as a single, merged pdf file to Alternatively, candidates can submit their materials in hard copy to:


Computational Search Committee

Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

402 North Blackford Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202-3274


Review of applications will begin late October 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.


IUPUI is an EEO/AA employer with a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity—we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool for this position, especially including women and members of minority groups.