Available Positions

The Department of Chemistry at MTSU is happy to announce that it is accepting applications for the following faculty positions.

Assistant Professor in forensic Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in forensic chemistry. The preferred candidate will be an enthusiastic and effective teacher who is expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded, nationally-recognized research program, involving both undergraduate and graduate students, that contributes to the existing interdisciplinary B.S. program in Forensic Science. This program, approved in 2010, is jointly offered by the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and Criminal Justice Administration. It has access to MTSU’s Guy James Farm for forensic research and benefits from strong partnerships with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Oak Ridge National Lab. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry with research interests in forensic science. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Review of applications will begin November 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must apply online at http://www.mtsu.edu/jobs.php. MTSU, a culturally diverse university, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Chemistry (http://www.mtsu.edu/chemistry) has 31 faculty members, 3 office staff, a stockroom manager/safety officer, and an instrument technician. The Department offers B.S. degrees in ACS accredited Chemistry, ASBMB accredited Biochemistry, as well as General Science with numerous pre-professional and pre-licensure (for teaching) concentrations. The Department also offers a broad M.S. Degree in Chemistry and participates with other departments in three interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs: Computational Science, Molecular Biosciences, and Mathematics & Science Education. The candidate is expected to contribute to one of these Ph.D. programs.

The MTSU Department of Chemistry is housed in a new 252,000 square foot, state-of-the-art science building. MTSU is a mid-sized, regional, comprehensive University located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 35 miles southeast of Nashville. The University is composed of eight undergraduate colleges, offering more than 40 departments and more than 140 degree programs. The College of Graduate Studies offers more than 100 degree programs.


 

Assistant Professor in Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in biochemistry. The preferred candidate will be an enthusiastic and effective teacher who is expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded, nationally-recognized research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. Contribution to the existing interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Molecular Bioscience is especially desirable. A Ph.D. is required, and postdoctoral experience is preferred. Review of applications will begin November 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. MTSU, a culturally diverse university, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

The Department of Chemistry (http://www.mtsu.edu/chemistry) has 31 faculty members, 3 office staff, a stockroom manager/safety officer, and an instrument technician. The Department offers B.S. degrees in ACS accredited Chemistry, ASBMB accredited Biochemistry, General Science, and a Chemistry major with a concentration in Forensic Science. The Department also offers a broad M.S. Degree in Chemistry and participates with other departments in three interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs: Computational Science, Molecular Biosciences, and Mathematics & Science Education.

The MTSU Department of Chemistry is housed in a new 252,000 square foot, state-of-the-art science building.  MTSU is a mid-sized, regional, comprehensive University located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 35 miles southeast of Nashville. The University is composed of eight undergraduate colleges with more than 40 departments offering more than 140 degree programs. The College of Graduate Studies offers more than 100 degree programs.