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Faculty Position – Tennessee Technological University

The Department of Chemistry at Tennessee Technological University invites applications for a tenure-track position in radiochemistry starting August 1, 2015. A Ph.D. in radiochemistry or a closely related area (inorganic or analytical chemistry preferred) with research interests that include the use of radioisotopes is required. Post-doctoral research and prior teaching experience is preferred. The applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous research program involving both undergraduate and graduate students that complements the existing research efforts of the department. The Department offers an ACS certified B.S. in Chemistry, a M. S. degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences with a chemistry concentration. The Department maintains a Tennessee Radioactive Material License which allows the use of a wide variety of beta/gamma-emitting isotopes, as well as smaller quantities of certain alpha emitters for teaching and research. A detailed description of the Department of Chemistry, the Environmental Science PhD Program and the University is available at:


Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.tntech.edu/ by electronically uploading a CV, a letter of application including description of teaching philosophy, research plan with estimated startup costs, copies of all transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and three (3) letters of reference. Questions should be directed to Dr. Dale Ensor, Chair of the Radiochemistry Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Tennessee Tech University, Box 5055, Cookeville TN 38505. Email contact: densor AT tntech.edu. Initial review of applications will begin November 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. AA/EEO

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