Instructor-Physical Chemistry
Tennessee Technological University - Department of Chemistry
Instructor – Physical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Tennessee Tech University invites applications for an Instructor of Physical Chemistry position available at Tennessee Tech University. The department offers an ACS-certified undergraduate degree as well as a master’s degree in chemistry and will begin transitioning to a new, state-of-the-art science building during the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a one-year temporary, non-tenure-track appointment to begin August 1, 2020.

Minimum qualifications: A Ph.D. degree from an accredited institution in experimental physical chemistry or chemical physics. Candidates must have a demonstrated potential to excel as an educator and ability to teach physical chemistry, physical chemistry laboratory, and general chemistry.
Preferred qualifications: Prior teaching experience beyond that of a teaching assistant.

To apply, please visit the full job description at and upload the following materials: CV, a letter of application including a description of teaching philosophy and prior teaching experience, copies of all transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire), and email addresses for three reference at time of application. References will be contacted via email to provide a reference letter. Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Questions should be directed to Dr. Wilson Gichuhi, Chair of the Physical Chemistry Instructor Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Tennessee Tech University, Box 5055, Cookeville TN 38505. Email contact:
Screening of applications begins on May 03, 2020; open until filled.

Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 8-1-2020

Contact Information
Wilson Gichuhi
Tennessee Tech University
55 University Dr Box 5055
Cookeville, Tennessee, 38505