Employment Opportunities

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SBC welcomes your interest in employment at UMKC. Review any of our job listings here or on the UMKC HR Careers webpage for more information.


Open Positions


Assistant Professor – Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for a 9-month, benefit-eligible, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of physical, analytical, environmental, or materials chemistry to start August 2022. Priority may be given to research programs addressing large-scale data, computational analysis, and modeling. A Ph.D. in chemistry or an allied discipline is required. Successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, to provide effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to mentor students from diverse backgrounds.  

Review of applications begins Oct 15th, 2021 and continues until the position is filled. For a more complete description of the position and application instructions please visit: https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ Click on ‘View Jobs’ and search for position number 73033 (or click this link!)



Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.