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Tenured Faculty Position: Associate Professor

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the Associate Professor level for Fall 2019. We seek candidates who will establish an externally funded and internationally recognized scholarly research program in small molecule lead identification and optimization using principles of medicinal chemistry. This is a joint recruitment with the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology , an interdisciplinary institute with core infrastructure that facilitates interdisciplinary and collaborative research and education.

The successful candidate will have opportunities to teach elements of drug discovery in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Chemistry. A Ph.D. in chemistry with a distinguished academic or industrial record of achievement is required. Interested individuals should submit the following application materials to
• curriculum vitae
• a statement of research and teaching interests

• the names of three references

Screening of applications will begin November 15, 2018.

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.