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Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry at Eastern Illinois University

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Eastern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry starting in August 2024.

A Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field is required, with post-doctoral experience preferred. Teaching duties will include undergraduate and graduate (MS) courses in analytical chemistry, as well as general chemistry/general education courses. Establishment of an active externally funded research program with undergraduate and MS students and participation in department and university service activities is expected. Individuals who can teach courses in other areas of chemistry in addition to analytical chemistry are also encouraged to apply and should highlight this in their application. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required.

Applications must be submitted to Interfolio at A complete application includes a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, a statement describing plans for promoting diversity and inclusiveness, research plans (4 pages maximum), and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded by recommenders to the same link.

Application review begins September 22, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Michael W. Beck, Search Committee Chair, at

Diversity and Inclusion: Eastern Illinois University is committed to fostering a learning community where all members feel welcomed and valued. The university provides equality of opportunity in all areas of campus life and we strive to recognize and appreciate the unique value of our students, faculty, and staff. Every member of campus has the right to learn and work in an environment free of discrimination and harassment, and beyond that, our goal is for all members of our community to develop a strong sense of belonging to Eastern Illinois University. 

The University and Community: Eastern Illinois University takes pride in creating a warm, welcome environment for all faculty, staff and students. Established in 1895, EIU boasts a rich, tradition of preparing students for their personal and professional goals. A traditional regional residential institution, EIU offers a superior education at a relatively low cost while consistently earning high rankings and distinctions for its affordability, academic program quality, career placement rates, campus safety, online degree options, student support, and sustainability initiatives. EIU focuses on individualized attention and superior student relationships and has earned recognition as the highest- ranking independent public regional university in Illinois and a place among the Midwest’s top public regional universities according to U.S. News and World Report. Eastern offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities. EIU hosts more than 175 student organizations on campus, and offers a variety of cultural events, NCAA Division I athletics, and active research opportunities for its students to enjoy and to thrive. EIU has become recognized for providing the resources of a large institution while creating the kinds of individual relationships that support student and alumni success.

The University is located in East Central Illinois, combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several large cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community


News: Eastern Illinois University is one of the seven recipients of the 2022 Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions! 



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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Chair:
Dr. Edward M. Treadwell

600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston IL 61920 Physical Science, Room 3150

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