Employment Opportunities

Assistant/Associate Professor
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The Department of Chemistry at Hampton University is seeking highly qualified candidates to fill a full-time faculty position at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning Fall of 2012.  The Department offers three baccalaureate degree tracks: the traditional B.S. in Chemistry; a B.S. in Chemistry with a concentration in Forensic Chemistry; and a B.S. in Biochemistry.  The successful candidate's assignments will be primarily in the Biochemistry track.  All three tracks are certified by the American Chemical Society.  The Department also offers a terminal master's degree in chemistry.  Hampton University is a historically black university (HBCU) located on the Tidewater Peninsula in Southeastern Virginia.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational, and nonsectarian institution of higher learning.

Duties and Responsibilities

A cohesive research agenda will be expected, along with a full understanding of the curriculum.  The successful candidate has the ability to reach the hearts and minds of the students through successful teaching methods. 


A transcript of the terminal degree (doctorate) is required.  The successful candidate must have a distinguished scholarly record demonstrated by documented evidence of accomplishments in teaching, research, and service.  Consideration will be given at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on experience.  Salary is commensurate with rank and experience.  

How to Apply

All interested applicants should submit an updated curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, a personal statement on teaching and research, and three letters of reference.  The application materials must be sent in hard copy format to the following address:

Dr. Isai T. Urasa, Chairperson
Department of Chemistry
Hampton University
Hampton, VA 23668
Hampton University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer.

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